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February 9th, 2021


FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS, February 9, 2021. Harbor House, Inc. (HHI) a behavioral health agency based in Fort Smith announces Carl Norris has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of January 28, 2021.

Norris brings a wealth of knowledge to the role, having over 35 years of experience in business operations management. He is a partner in B2B CFO, the largest CFO and Business Transition services company in the nation. His roles as CFO, entrepreneur, and executive business leader have helped numerous organizations grow and improve operational efficiency. Norris has served as a consultant for Harbor House’s Board of Directors since 2018. He has an extensive background in the non-profit sector and looks forward to using his experience to propel Harbor House as a leading provider of behavioral health services in the state of Arkansas.

An Arkansas native and Fort Smith resident since 1985, Carl has a deep appreciation for the community of Fort Smith and shares the Harbor House mission of providing hope and healing to men and women suffering from addiction. Norris is excited to lead a company that has played a monumental role in the substance abuse field in the River Valley area, as well as across the state.

Harbor House, Inc. has provided residential and outpatient substance abuse treatment to the citizens of Arkansas for over 50 years.  HHI now has 14 sites across the state providing re-entry rehabilitative services, diversion sentencing, and mental health counseling.  Harbor House implemented the first Pre-Arrest Program in the state in collaboration with Fort Smith Police Department. HHI recently expanded operations, opening a residential substance abuse treatment center in Hot Springs.

For questions or inquiries, please visit recoveryhhi.org or call (479) 785-4083.

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We are committed to the health and safety of our team and clients. With COVID-19 officially listed as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), and with so much yet to understand, we wanted to take a moment to let you know the extraordinary and proactive steps we are taking to ensure our organization's safety and to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

1.) All of our staff working directly with clients are required to wear masks.

2.) Clients or anyone entering our facilities must wear masks.

3.) Residential staff are required to wear face shields.

4.) We are providing both mask and shields.

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