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Crisis Stabilization Center renamed to honor longtime social worker

Center’s services seek to promote mental health, reduce incarceration

A woman in a black puffy jacket and sunglasses stands next to a sign that reads "Whatcom County Washington."
Anne Deacon, right, watches Whatcom County Council member Barry Buchanan speak at the name reveal ceremony of the Anne Deacon Center for Hope on Jan. 4. The county named the crisis stabilization center after Deacon to honor her for her long career serving the community as a mental health specialist. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Jenelle Baumbach News Intern
Whatcom County celebrated the distinctive career of social worker Anne Deacon Wednesday by renaming

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