David Lewis Award Nominations – Due August 13
San Mateo County’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Recovery Commission’s (MHSARC) David Lewis award is presented annually in September to an individual who has made a significant contribution to substance abuse recovery through successful programs, community education, stigma reduction, or client advocacy.
David Lewis was a long-term employee of San Mateo County Health. He was the co-founder and president of the Board of Directors of “Free at Last,” a substance abuse treatment and prevention agency in East Palo Alto that seeks to break the cycle of addiction, rebuild families, foster education and economic self sufficiency, and contribute to the health and safety of the community. David was shot and died on June 9, 2010.