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2010 PRISM Awards Winners Announced

By April 27, 2010

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Each year the PRISM Awards highlight the accurate depiction of addiction and mental health issues throughout the entertainment industry. The awards honor productions that realistically show drug, alcohol and tobacco use as well as mental illness in film, television, interactive, music, DVD, and comic book entertainment.

Awards are presented to programs as well as actors who accurately portray characters dealing with substance abuse and mental health problems.

How I Met Your Mother, Grey's Anatomy, Breaking Bad, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Monk and the films Crazy Heart and The Soloist are among the productions that were recognized at the 14th Annual PRISM Awards.

Here is the complete list of this year's winners:

  • Feature Film - Substance Use
    Crazy Heart

  • Feature Film - Mental Health
    The Soloist

  • Performance in a Feature Film
    Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart
    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Crazy Heart

  • Comedy Series
    How I Met Your Mother - "Last Cigarette Ever"

  • Performance in a Comedy Series
    Hector Elizondo, Monk
    Tony Shalhoub, Monk

  • Drama Series Episode - Substance Use
    Law and Order: Special Victims Unit - "Hammered"

  • Drama Series Episode - Mental Health
    Law and Order - "Exchange"

  • Performance in a Drama Episode
    Timothy Hutton, Leverage

  • Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline
    Breaking Bad: Season 2

  • Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline
    Kevin McKidd, Grey's Anatomy

  • TV Movie or Miniseries
    Natalee Holloway - Lifetime Television
    Prayers for Bobby - Lifetime Television

  • Performance in a TV Movie or Miniseries
    Rosie O'Donnell, America

  • Daytime Drama Series
    One Life to Live: Cole Thornhart: Breaking Point

  • Talk Show Episode
    Dr. Phil - "OCD"

  • News Magazine Segment
    ESPN Outside the Lines - "Tony Mandarich"

  • Teen or Children's Program
    Nick News with Linda Ellerbee - "Kids in Rehab"

  • Documentary Program - Substance Use
    Vanguard - "The OxyContin Express"

  • Documentary Program - Mental Health
    The Alzheimer's Project

  • Biographical Program
    Betty Ford: The Real Deal

  • Unscripted Non-Fiction Program
    The Celebrity Apprentice - "Episode 805"

  • Music or Music Video
    Half of Us: When I Can't Take It - "La Di Da"

  • The Recovery Project
    A&E Network

  • Comic Book or Graphic Novel
    New Avengers: The Reunion (Marvel Entertainment)
    Luna Park (Vertigo Comics/ DC Comics)

The PRISM Awards are produced by the Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

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