A security officer stands on steps at the entrance to Western State Hospital, in Lakewood. The hospital is overseen by the Department of Social and Health Services, which is getting a new acting secretary this month.
A security officer stands on steps at the entrance to Western State Hospital, in Lakewood. The hospital is overseen by the Department of Social and Health Services, which is getting a new acting secretary this month. Elaine Thompson AP file
A security officer stands on steps at the entrance to Western State Hospital, in Lakewood. The hospital is overseen by the Department of Social and Health Services, which is getting a new acting secretary this month. Elaine Thompson AP file

Agency that oversees Western State Hospital and social services gets new leader — for now

May 03, 2017 2:08 PM