Local Efforts for Public Awareness

Four-part Opioid Series

Washington County Health and Human Services works with TVCTV to produce a monthly show called Community Matters. In May 2017, we produced a four-part series on opioids. You can watch them all on YouTube.


  • Part One - An overview of the issue, featuring Deputy Health Officer Dr. Christina Baumann.Dr. Baumann and host Andy Cartmill
  • Part Two - First responders' perspective, featuring Cpl. Brad Davis from the Westside Interagency Narcotics Team and Shawn Wood with Metro West Ambulance.
  • Part Three - Getting help. What treatment looks like and how to access it. Our guest is Dr. Eve Klein, medical director at CODA, a local addictions treatment provider.
  • Part Four - A mother's story. Angela Pettit is the mom of two sons, one in recovery, one still addicted to heroin. A must-see for parents.

For links to all Community Matters episodes, visit our website.