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January 6, 2017

LCBMH announces search for Child and Adolescent Services Director

The Lorain County Board of Mental Health (LCBMH) is seeking to fill the position of Child and Adolescent Services Director. The application form and job description […]
December 15, 2016
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Coping with the Holidays

Holidays can be a stressful time. The Lorain County Board of Mental Health offers a popular booklet, “Coping with the Holidays,” full of tips for managing […]
December 12, 2016
Françoise Mathieu

Internationally acclaimed trauma expert to speak in Lorain County

Françoise Mathieu, an expert in high-stress workplaces and author of The Compassion Fatigue Workbook, will share resilience techniques with a Lorain County audience of first responders […]
  • Just by people getting help, that doesn’t make you weak. I think, ‘I can’t deal with my problems, that makes me a weak man.’ But I stepped outside of myself to look at my problems, and got help. Now, I’m fine. I love my life. It can make you stronger by getting help.

  • Mental illness doesn’t have a cover. There’s not a set picture for it.

  • You can get through it. Focus on the positive. Find that one positive thing to focus on, even with so much negative around it.

  • We are opening and continuing conversations about suicide prevention and other essential resources for residents of Lorain County.

    Traci Shed, Board Chair
  • If I can help one person, I’ve met my life goal. And I’ve done it again and again and again.

  • There’s nothing wrong with you. You just take a little medicine. Everybody does that from time to time.

    Otto & Denise, celebrating 8 years of marriage after meeting at Gathering Hope House