Longtime employee Denise Ayres, LSW of Far West Center was awarded the prestigious Mental Health Provider Award at NAMI Greater Cleveland’s May 22 Annual Meeting. In her 20+-year career at Far West Center, Denise, a licensed social worker, has always stayed true in her dedication to the well-being of the most severely ill clients. Denise’s tireless work for the Compeer friendship program, and the AHH! art therapy program, are now are recognized broadly in the Greater Cleveland community.
Many providers, consumers, volunteers, and community leaders know Denise by name and admire her lively spirit and the “can-do” energy she shares with those around her. Denise will say that she is honored to do the work she loves for her entire career.
According to Kelly Dylag, President/CEO of Far West Center, “We applaud Denise on her recognition, and are grateful for her efforts, and now this much-deserved recognition.”
Far West Center is an award-winning community mental health center serving residents of western and southern Cuyahoga and Lorain Counties through offices in Westlake and Amherst, Ohio. For more information about Far West Center, call 440-835-6212 ext. 230 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.