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In 1945, an act of the legislature established a statewide system of receiving hospitals for the treatment of people in the early stages of mental illness who might respond to early and intensive treatment. Woodside Receiving Hospital in Youngstown opened that year, while facilities in Cleveland and Cuyahoga Falls opened a year later. After closure by the state, it re-opened as Lincoln Behavioral Center, a privately run facility for juveniles with mental illness. Their funding ran out & was closed in 2008.
 
In 1945, an act of the legislature established a statewide system of receiving hospitals for the treatment of people in the early stages of mental illness who might respond to early and intensive treatment. Woodside Receiving Hospital in Youngstown opened that year, while facilities in Cleveland and Cuyahoga Falls opened a year later. After closure by the state, it re-opened as Lincoln Behavioral Center, a privately run facility for juveniles with mental illness. Their funding ran out & was closed in 2008.
  
Woodside Receiving Hospital was located on the south side of Youngstown, in the Uptown area. Though demolished in the 1990s, photos of the facility remain.<ref>[http://www.panoramio.com/photo/35962501]</ref>
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Woodside Receiving Hospital was located on the south side of Youngstown, in the Uptown area. Though demolished in the 1990s, photos of the facility remain.<ref>[www.panoramio.com/photo/35962501]</ref>
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Revision as of 17:06, 18 July 2017

Woodside Receiving Hospital
Opened 1945
Closed 1996 (State Operated)
Demolished 2013
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location Youngstown, OH
Alternate Names
  • Youngstown Receiving Hospital
  • Lincoln Behavioral Center




History

In 1945, an act of the legislature established a statewide system of receiving hospitals for the treatment of people in the early stages of mental illness who might respond to early and intensive treatment. Woodside Receiving Hospital in Youngstown opened that year, while facilities in Cleveland and Cuyahoga Falls opened a year later. After closure by the state, it re-opened as Lincoln Behavioral Center, a privately run facility for juveniles with mental illness. Their funding ran out & was closed in 2008.

Woodside Receiving Hospital was located on the south side of Youngstown, in the Uptown area. Though demolished in the 1990s, photos of the facility remain.[1]


  1. [www.panoramio.com/photo/35962501]