LAS VEGAS – Today marks the ribbon cutting of Crossroads of Southern Nevada. Speakers included Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Sheriff Joe Lombardo, County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, and Assistant Attorney General J. Brin Gibson. All of whom have vigorously supported Jeffrey Iverson, CrossRoads parent company’s CEO, in his mission to help those in the community struggling with drug addiction and mental health issues, get the support they need.
Other attendees included Treasurer Dan Schwartz, Senator Scott Hammond, Senator Aaron Ford, Senator Joe Hardy, Senator Tick Segerblom, Clark County Commissioner Susan Brager, Assemblyman Jim Marchant, Assemblyman Chris Brooks, Assemblyman Nelson Araujo, Assemblyman Steve Yeager, Assemblywoman Danielle Monroe-Moreno and Councilman Issac Barron of North Las Vegas.
Iverson said “I am honored to see so many people here in support of the work we are going to be doing here at Crossroads.” Iverson himself is someone who has struggled with drug addiction, now sober since 2006.
Mayor Goodman honored Iverson and Crossroads, saying, “Thank you for joining our community, and providing programs of critical importance to those in need of mental health assistance, and drug abuse recovery services. So welcome to the neighborhood.” CommissionerSisolak also shared his support, saying, “Welcome to the state of Nevada and hopefully we can use this as a cookie cutter for more.”
Sheriff Lombardo a long time supporter of recovery in the community put it matter of factly, remarking, “Law enforcement needs this. Incarceration alternatives is the solution to the future, because as a government entity, we cannot afford to continue the way we are conducting ourselves today.”
CrossRoads of Southern Nevada is a person-centered organization that prioritizes the care of individuals above all other considerations. We utilize a multi-dimensional intervention approach focusing on socio-economic, physical and emotional needs. We are dedicated to providing hope to those who are overwhelmed and to restoring lives one journey at a time.