Saturday, February 27, 2021

Steidlmayer recognized by Behavioral Health

Mental Health Services Act coordinator Dereck Parks, Leo Steidlmayer, peer support specialist Valerie Stirling. (Submitted Photo)
Mental Health Services Act coordinator Dereck Parks, Leo Steidlmayer, peer support specialist Valerie Stirling. (Submitted Photo)

Upon his retirement as a Colusa County Mental Health Board member, Leo Steidlmayer of Colusa was recently recognized for his years of dedication and service not only as a board member but as an advocate for mental health.
 
Mental Health Services Act coordinator Dereck Parks and peer support specialist Valerie Stirling presented Steidlmayer with an engraved award in recognition of his efforts.
 
As to his tenure on the Board Steidlmayer commented that he wanted to do something in the community that would make a difference. 
 
‚ÄúI believe that good things are being accomplished here through the Behavioral Health Department in Colusa County,‚ÄĚ he said.¬†
 
He added that he is especially supportive the Stamp Out Stigma program and in the Safe Haven Drop-In Center.
 
Steidlmayer worked in support of establishing the Center while on the mental health board.
 
‚ÄúIt is through these programs that individuals are encouraged to take the first step to recovery,‚ÄĚ he said.
 
‚ÄúIt is important that we take the first step.‚ÄĚ
 
Lloyd Green Jr, Editor
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Lloyd Green Jr. is the Owner and Publisher of the Williams Pioneer Review. He is dedicated in publishing the news and informing the community of Colusa County. Lloyd has been with the publication since 2008, and purchased the business in 2010. Under his ownership the newspaper has grown significantly in subscriptions, publishes weekly, and obtained the title of Newspaper of General Circulation by the Superior Court of Colusa County in Sept. 2017. Lloyd is also the director of advertising, classified manager, legal notice clerk, and circulation manager. To contact Lloyd, email him at lloyd@colusacountynews.net or call (530) 458-4141 ext. 100.

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