Donna Ortiz

Donna Ortiz

Donna Ortiz is the Mental Health Director for the HHSA. Donna oversees the administration of Mental Health Services and Alcohol and Other Drug programs. She has over 25 years of experience in public service, developing and implementing various programs and services that provide children, families, and individuals with the necessary support needed to thrive in our community. Her commitment to others includes developing strong partnerships throughout the community to provide a system of care that is culturally sensitive to the needs of our most vulnerable population.

Donna focuses on treating the whole person by continuously improving access to quality care. Her dedication to family inclusion, opportunities for engagement, and multi-disciplinary approaches align with the Agency’s vision of “Healthy children and adults, supportive families and thriving communities.”


Agency News

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

2020 Walk with a Doc Program

Walk with a Doc is a free community outreach program, which strives to encourage healthy physical activity in people of all ages. Each month a different health topic will be covered.  

New Year Pet Resolutions

New Year Pet Resolutions

The start of a new year is a time to set goals to improve your life for the year ahead. It’s also an opportunity for you and your pet to bond, develop healthier habits, and discover new ways to live a full life. 

Older Adults and the Holiday Blues

Older Adults and the Holiday Blues

With the holidays rapidly approaching and the well-documented prevalence of the “Holiday Blues” among older people in mind, I'd like to share some practical guidelines to minimize the possibility of succumbing to holiday-inspired depression. 

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Wash Your Hands Often to Stay Healthy

Handwashing is one of the best ways to protect yourself and your family from getting sick. Learn when and how you should wash your hands to stay healthy.