Sara Jenkins won 1st and 2nd prize for her logo submissions for a new mental health research network.   Dovydas Arlauskas  came third – winning the 3rd prize.  The competition was to find a new logo for this group (which now has a webpage.

Photos of the competition winners can be found here:

The aim of the network is to connect people who are interested in d/Deaf mental health research.  BSMHD collaborated with Julia Terry at Swansea University to start this group.

The competition was judged by Cathie Robins-Talbot (Talking Hands children young people and family service), Dr Sara Rhys-Jones (Swansea Bay University Health Board), Amy New (National Deaf Children’s Society – with contributions from Deaf young people), Kate Galloway (RNID), Paul Redfern (BSMHD) plus Penny Lauder from the funder (CHERISH DE).

The judges were impressed with the winning entries, and thought that using the words d/Deaf,  emotional, access and focus helps describe the issues this mental health research network will target. Here is the network’s new logo: