St. Clair County Community Mental Health has announced its sixth annual middle school writing contest. CMH hosts this contest each year to promote Mental Health Month in May. The contest is open to all middle school students, grades 6-8, who live in St. Clair County. The entry deadline is Thursday, February 28, 2013. Submissions will be in the form of a non-fiction essay no longer than 500 words. This year’s contest theme is Spirituality: A Pathway to Recovery. The Grand Prize winner will receive $250 and their entry will be published in the St. Clair County CMH Mental Health Annual Report. The first place winner will receive $100, second place $75 and third place $50. For complete contest details, visit the CMH website, www.scccmh.org. For additional information, please contact Mark Hutchinson at (810) 985-8900.