The Entertainment Industries Council, Inc. (EIC) annually presents the "PRISM Awards", in collaboration with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), FX Network, and News Corporation, for outstanding accomplishments in the accurate depiction of drug, alcohol and tobacco use and addiction, as well as mental health issues, in film, television, interactive, comic book, music, and DVD entertainment.
PRISM Award winners are selected through a submission and review process by members of the creative community and scientific experts. They are selected for their entertainment value, accessibility of their message, and scientific accuracy. The production in each category that best exemplifies these three objectives is presented with an award. (Source: PRISM Awards)
The 18th annual PRISM Awards
will be hosted by Dr. Drew Pinsky with his co-hosts of Candace Cameron Bure formerly in the series "Full House"
and Tim Kang of "The Mentalist"
. The PRISIM Awards honor television shows and movies that accurately depict mental health and substance use prevention, treatment and recovery.