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crisis center

noun
1.
a central facility, telephone answering service, etc., where people may obtain informed help or advice in a personal crisis.
2.
an office, building, agency, etc., serving as a central point for receiving information and coordinating action during a disaster or emergency.
Origin
1970-1975
1970-75
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  • Your free and confidential call will be routed to the closest crisis center in your area.
crisis center in Medicine

crisis center n.
A center staffed especially by volunteers who give support and advice to people experiencing personal crises.

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