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noun
a central facility, telephone answering service, etc., where people may obtain informed help or advice in a personal crisis.
an office, building, agency, etc., serving as a central point for receiving information and coordinating action during a disaster or emergency.
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Origin of crisis center

First recorded in 1970–75
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crisis center

n.
A center staffed especially by volunteers who give support and advice to people experiencing personal crises.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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