Laurel House Announces 2018 Champion for Recovery and Chair for Annual Dinner Dance

Laurel House, Inc., a nonprofit organization located in Stamford, will honor Dr. Lloyd Sederer, Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Office of Mental Health, which is the country’s largest mental health system, as its 2018 Champion for Recovery. The annual Champions for Recovery Dinner Dance, to be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at The Delamar, Greenwich Harbor, will be chaired by Laurel House Inc. Board Director Julie Andersen.

Dr. Sederer, who is also a Medical Editor for Mental Health for The Huffington Post and a contributing writer to US News and World Report, was given the Irma Bland Award for Excellence in Teaching Residents by the American Psychiatric Association in 2013 and an Adjunct Professor at the Columbia School of Public Health. He has published seven books for professional audiences and two books for lay audiences, as well as over 400 articles in medical journals and non-medical publications.

All proceeds from the Champions for Recovery Dinner Dance will support Laurel House’s evidence-based programs which help individuals and families recover and sustain mental health to lead fulfilling lives.

Headshot of Dr. Lloyd Sederer

Dr. Lloyd Sederer, Chief Medical Officer of the New York State Office of Mental Health.

About Laurel House, Inc.

Laurel House, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in Stamford, serving 8 towns in lower Fairfield County from Westport to Greenwich. Laurel House has been in operation since 1984. Laurel House helps individuals and families achieve and sustain mental health for more productive lives and greater self-sufficiency in their local communities. For more information, visit