by Mindy Aguon
Guam - Monday marks the first day on the job for the new acting director of the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse. Dr. David Shimizu submitted his sudden resignation from the position on Friday.
The Governor has appointed the Director of Community Integration, Attorney Elizabeth Cruz to serve as acting director. She is also currently serving as assistant legal counsel to the Governor and has been working closely with the agency in meeting the requirements of the Amended Permanent Injunction.