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The Department of State Hospitals (DSH) - Office of External Affairs is responsible for public information and outreach for DSH, including coordinating media activities, overseeing DSH publications and general education materials, and answering inquiries from the press and general public. The Assistant Director, External Affairs serves as a member of the executive staff and coordinates public affairs activities with the California Health and Human Services Agency.  The Office of External Affairs is also responsible for the coordination of appointments to the State Hospital Advisory Boards.

For media inquiries, please contact the Office of External Affairs at (916) 654-2309.