New Mental Health and Addiction Crisis Center Breaks Ground in Ohio

By HCO Staff

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Hammes Healthcare, a leading provider of consulting and project management services, is pleased to celebrate the groundbreaking of The Franklin County Crisis Care Center on behalf of the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH) in Columbus, Ohio.

Hammes has been engaged as the owner’s representative on the project since 2021, supporting ADAMH with planning, design and construction initiatives, including team member selection.
The new 72,000-square-foot center will offer walk-in services, an intake and assessment area, a 23-hour observation unit, inpatient unit, substance use disorder treatment services, medical services, pharmacy, family support services, and administrative services. It will also serve as the preferred location for first responders to take patients in need of mental health and addiction crisis services.

“We are honored to support ADAMH on this endeavor and recognize the positive impact it will have on Franklin County,” said Nancy Connolly, President of Hammes Healthcare.

Hammes Healthcare is a national consulting firm that provides real estate and market strategy, facility planning, project management and development services to the healthcare industry.

NBBJ is the architect on the project; the construction is a combination of Corna Kokosing and Elford.