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HHSA Leaders Discuss Mental Health Services on KFOI

Published December 7, 2018
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What can Shasta County residents do if a loved one is threatening suicide or suffering a mental health crisis? HHSA’s Adult Services Director Dean True and Deputy Director Paige Greene discussed the answers to this question and much more during a Nov. 22 radio program on the local radio station KFOI with host Lynn Fritz. You can listen to the entire program below.
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Record Searchlight: HHSA Welcomes a New Health Officer

Published October 30, 2018
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From the Record Searchlight: Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency has a new health officer. Dr. Karen Ramstrom's first official day on the job was Oct. 14. A military veteran, Ramstrom had been serving in an interim capacity since late July. “I am excited about the opportunity to serve as health officer and be a part of this beautiful community where I have visited family for many years," said Ramstrom. Her brother, who runs general contractor Steelhead Constructors Inc., and her parents, who are retired, live in the area, she said.
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OP-ED: "We Successfully Treat Addiction with Medication" by Dean True

Published October 10, 2018
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HHSA Adult Services Branch Director Dean True recently published a letter to the editor in the Record Searchlight: "We successfully treat drug addiction with medication." In the piece, he discusses how addiction is a medical issue rather than a character flaw as well as how HHSA is leading efforts to expand Medication Assisted Treatment like Methadone and Suboxone.
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