MHARS OKs Nord Center campus as new Lorain County Crisis Receiving Center site


Originally published in The Morning Journal

The Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Services Board of Lorain County’s Board of Directors voted May 24 to move forward on building the new Lorain County Crisis Receiving Center  on the campus of The Nord Center in the 6100 block of Broadway in the city of Lorain.

“As we all know, addiction and mental health issues have hit Lorain County communities hard. That’s why this project is so long overdue and I look forward to soon seeing shovels in the ground,” said Board Chair Dan Urbin in a news release. “I’d like to thank my fellow Board members, MHARS staff, the project steering committee, Lorain County commissioners and the city of Lorain for bringing this long-awaited facility to fruition.”

The facility will require new construction in a presently vacant area directly north of The Nord Center’s current building.