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Our Awards

While the true measure of success is the lives saved, Truth Initiative is proud to be recognized for creativity, effectiveness, stellar research and innovative campaigns. We've won hundreds of awards over the years, including top marketing honors like Emmys, Effies, Cannes Lions and being named a top campaign of the century by AdAge. We’ve also received awards recognizing research, community and youth activism, and the overall effectiveness of our organization, including distinctions from the Society of Behavioral Medicine and Alliance for Workplace Excellence. Here are some of our recent wins.


2023 Effie Awards

David vs. Goliath - Services

Depression Stick


2022 ARF David Ogilvy Awards

Social Responsibility



2019 Shorty Social Media Award

Integrated Campaign

The Truth About Opioids


2017 Effie Award


Prevent #CATmageddon


2018 David Ogilvy Awards

Unexpected Targeting and Segmentation 



2015 Effie Award Winner

Truth® won four awards -- two golds, a silver and a bronze -- at the...