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    The Treatment Specialist Scholarship

    The Treatment Specialist offers an annual scholarship as follows: (1) top prize scholarship in 2020 for the amount of $500 and (1) follow up winner that will receive $250.


    Date: August 1st, 2021

    Numbers of Scholarships:



    To promote awareness about addiction and mental health conditions among students.

    Who can apply:

    1. Recipient is a U.S. citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States
    2. A student studying in a senior high school, college or university is eligible to apply for this scholarship.
    3. If you’re under 18, please take the consent of your parents or your legal guardians before applying.

    Essay Requirements:

    1. Minimum of 800 words and a maximum of 1000 words
    2. Original Content
    3. Topic Choices:
      • How can you contribute to creating awareness and prevention of suicide among students at your school.
      • Share a personal story of recovery from an addiction and mental health condition that can inspire another student to seek help.
      • Outline a thoughtful guide for fellow students to help with depression and anxiety.

    How to Enter:

    Email your name, contact information, short bio, picture, institution, major and expected date of graduation/certification and completed essay in Word Doc to

    If you essay is chosen, your essay will be posted on the company website and shared among our social media network. The content will become property of The Treatment Specialist.

    2019 1st Place Scholarship Winner

    2019 Scholarship Winner Essay Emily Barnett

    Emily Barnett

    I am, in order of priority: a mother, an artist, a designer, and music fanatic.

    As a single mom, becoming a student was a large compromise. Though life can get overwhelming, my eleven year old son inspires me everyday to better our lives, so that he can watch his mother as an example in life. I feel a strong advocacy for representing the reality of depression and mental illness. I am studying Graphic Design at Mt. Hood Community College and intend to go for my BA after graduating.

    Major: Graphic Design
    Graduation date: June 2021

    Mt Hood Community College
    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030

    2019 Backup Scholarship Winner

    2019 follow up Scholarship Essay Winner

    Kaylee Wilson

    Bio: My name is Kaylee Wilson and I am from Lubbock, TX. I currently live in Waco, TX and attend Baylor University, where I am a Senior studying Psychology with a minor in Business Administration. Upon graduation in May, I plan on attending a Doctors of Chiropractic program to attain my DC.

    2018 Grand Prize Winner


    Lineth Trujillo

    2018 Follow Up Winners


    For individuals looking for treatment options for mental health and addiction conditions, offers a confidential helpline that provides assistance. Treatment Specialists are standing by to answer your questions and provide treatment recommendations based on your unique needs.

    Calls to The Treatment Specialist website will be answered by a Featured Treatment Program.

    You can also contact our helpline at 866-644-7911 for any questions, or visit SAMHSA.

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