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May 4, 2017

LCBMH Director reacts to new Netflix show ’13 Reasons Why’

  Many local mental health experts heard about the new show depicting a teen dying by suicide, ’13 Reasons Why,’ as soon as it hit Netflix—from […]
March 30, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED for our Annual Luncheon: “Leadership through Change”

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT Our local mental health system is approaching its 50th anniversary. Hear from two community leaders who have dedicated decades […]
February 23, 2017

Request for Art Submissions

5 artists to be featured on a series of greeting cards! The Lorain County Board of Mental Health (LCBMH) is soliciting digital images of artwork to […]
  • 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.

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

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

    Kristen
  • 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.

    Carol
  • 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