SACRAMENTO, Calif. – On Sept. 5th, the Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services/ Division of Behavioral Health Services (DHHS/DBHS) will honor Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg and five other Mental Health Champions at the Sacramento County Mental Health Board meeting. The six individuals and organizations have made a significant contribution in reducing stigma experienced by people living with mental illness, providing support or treatment to people living with mental illnesses, advocacy for issues related to mental health and/or advancing knowledge in the area of mental illness/health research.
Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services/Division of Behavioral Health Services
Awards presentation (Open to the public)
• Supervisor Phil Serna, Sacramento County Board of Supervisors
• Mary Ann Carrasco Deputy Director, Division of Behavioral Health Services
• Sacramento County Mental Health Champions Senate President pro Tem Darrell Steinberg
o Dr. Cameron Carter (UC Davis)
o Doris Jones, Kaiser Permanente & CSU, Sacramento
o Dr. Susan Taylor, CSU, Sacramento
o Transitional Living & Community Support, Inc.
o Arthur A. Benjamin Health Professions High School
Sept. 5, 2012, 6 p.m.
Sacramento County Mental Health Board General Meeting
Board of Supervisors Chambers
700 H Street, Suite 1450, Sacramento, CA 95814
Awards presentation to six mental health champions in Sacramento County.
County representatives will be present.
For more information about the Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think project or
Sacramento County’s mental health efforts, please visit www.stopstigmasacramento.org.