The Luv u Project is proud to announce that entries are now being accepted for the 2017 Carolyn C. Mattingly Award for Mental Health Reporting.

Established in 2016, this top-tier award recognizes exemplary journalism that advances the understanding of and treatments for mental health. It carries a $10,000 prize.

The award is open to any U.S.-based journalist at a U.S.-based new organization, including print, broadcast and online journalists. The application deadline is March 10, 2017. Submissions for the 2017 Award are for work published or broadcast in calendar year 2016.

To learn more about the inaugural winners and their extraordinary body of work, or to apply, visit The National Press Foundation.