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Harbor And Behavioral Connections To Merge, Expand Services

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SOURCE Harbor, Inc.

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harbor and Behavioral Connections of Wood County, Inc. will join forces July 1, 2014. The partnership will strengthen each operations by broadening the scope of services available to current and future clients. 

"The most exciting and beneficial part of this agreement is how much it will benefit our clients and their families," said John Sheehan, Harbor CEO. "The expertise of both organizations are complementary, which allows us to continue to enhance the quality and depth of the care the community will receive."  

Harbor is currently the largest mental health provider in Northwest Ohio and encompasses a wide range of services that include counseling, psychiatric services, care coordination, adult day services for individuals with developmental disabilities, vocational programs for those with barriers to employment, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, wellness education and Employee Assistance Programs. Harbor was voted as a Top Workplace in the Toledo area in early 2014. 

Behavioral Connections of Wood County, Inc. is also a comprehensive behavioral health care agency that provides treatment for mental health and substance abuse to the residents of Wood County, Ohio. 

Together, the two agencies will combine to have 23 locations and over 650 employees in Lucas, Wood and Defiance counties. Several of the locations are residential housing facilities in Perrysburg and Bowling Green.

"This affiliation will make us stronger, we will have more staff resources, and we will have more program and service opportunities for our clients than we have ever had before," said Richard Goldberg, Behavioral Connections of Wood County CEO.

For more information about Harbor and the services provided, visit www.harbor.org.

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