Longtime locals Tina and Steve “Vardo” Vardaman appreciate what Vail Health brings to our region, sharing, “The outstanding quality and breadth of health care services right here in our community is important to everyone.”
For Ann Smead and her daughter, Amy Gish, giving has become generational. In 2021, they made a generous gift to Vail Health’s Eagle Valley Behavioral Health.
After years of watching doctors try numerous medications to treat the symptoms of his brother’s mental illness, along with a severe lack of education regarding behavioral health, Wayne Hauter knew he wanted to give back and make a difference. “The psychiatrists we worked with didn’t have a strong background in behavioral health. I don’t think there was enough research,” he says. “I watched my brother deteriorate. It wasn’t until my mom took full control of his illness, becoming a psychiatric nurse herself, that he got the treatment he needed.”
Coyer Family Supports a Spanish-Speaking Clinician at Avon Elementary