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The Centerstone Enterprise

Centerstone is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to delivering care that changes people’s lives. We provide mental health and substance abuse treatment, education and support to communities in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Tennessee and additionally offer individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities life skills development, employment and housing services. Nationally, we have specialized programs for service members, veterans and their loved ones, and develop employee assistance programs for businesses of all sizes. Our research institute improves behavioral healthcare through research and technology, and our foundation secures philanthropic resources to support our work. Centerstone is delivering care that changes people's lives.

Centerstone is the result of the affiliation of 14 organizations (formerly nine 501(c)3 community mental health centers, one university sponsored mental health center, one rural health clinic and one veterans services organization).

The organization is made up of eight first-tier corporations and multiple second-tier corporations with a primary footprint in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Tennessee. Operating with over 5,000 employees and hundreds of volunteers, Centerstone provides services to more than 170,000 individuals and families in nearly 200 facilities and through a provider network in 32 U.S. states and one Canadian province. Centerstone is CARF accredited in Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee and Joint Commission accredited in Florida and Kentucky.



The Centerstone Research Institute exists to improve the quality and effectiveness of care for individuals and families facing behavioral health disorders. The Research Institute works to bridge the gap between science and service. Partnering with clinicians and other research professionals in academia and industry, it provides research, analytics and evaluation services. The Research Institute's efforts are funded through contracts, grants, foundations and individual donors who share the same commitment to advancing behavioral healthcare and recovery.

Centerstone Solutions’ mission is to advance a value-based healthcare delivery system that honors the uniqueness and dignity of each individual, utilizing a person-centered philosophy of care, optimizing integrative healthcare management solutions to improve access, care coordination and treatment efficacy for positive health and wellness outcomes. The Solutions team brings expertise in managed services and organizational contracting. Solutions provides and/or oversees the provision of EAP and other services to over 45 employers and 50,000 employees in 20 states.

Centerstone Military Services offers programs and services to American service members, veterans and their families. The organization works to ensure that all service members and their loved ones have the resources and support they need to lead healthy and fulfilling lives beyond military service. Programs are provided through a variety of initiatives including face-to-face counseling, couples and family counseling, therapeutic retreats, housing assistance, employment counseling, physical health and wellness services, support groups, online resources, and 24/7 crisis services. Select grant-based services are offered in Tennessee and Indiana.

The purpose of the Centerstone Foundation is to secure philanthropic resources to support Centerstone’s noble purpose of delivering care that changes people's lives — both now and in the future. The Foundation raises philanthropic support for six of its affiliated organizations, and the programs and services that reside within each: Centerstone Florida, Centerstone Indiana, Centerstone Illinois, Centerstone Kentucky, Centerstone Tennessee, Centerstone Research Institute and Centerstone Military Services. In addition to securing philanthropic resources, the Foundation is charged with providing effective stewardship of endowments, including investment and disbursements. The Foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of lives of individuals and families who come to Centerstone for care.

Centerstone Florida is the leading community behavioral health hospital and outpatient practice in South Tampa Bay. It has a 60-year history working to change the lives of children, teens, adults and seniors who face trauma, addictions, psychiatric illnesses and emotional disorders, serving 16,000 clients each year.

Centerstone Kentucky, formerly Seven Counties Services, is the preferred provider of behavioral health care, substance use and developmental services in Bullitt, Henry, Jefferson, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties of Kentucky.  They are nationally recognized for innovative and effective services and treatments, and are the largest non-hospital, not-for-profit employer in the Louisville Metro area. They have a staff of nearly 1,400 clinical and administrative staff members and serve more than 34,000 people annually. The organization is fully accredited by the Joint Commission. 

Centerstone Illinois has a 50-year history of serving children, youth, adults and families through mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, life skills enrichment programs and services for adults with developmental disabilities. The organization has 9 offices and serves over 16,000 individuals and families in south central Illinois and the Metro East St. Louis area.

Centerstone Indiana has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to Indiana residents for more than 50 years. The organization is accredited by CARF International. Through more than 60 facilities in 17 Indiana counties, Centerstone serves more than 24,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. The organization is known nationally for its recovery model for addictions. It also operates the Foster Care Select program in 24 counties.

Centerstone Tennessee has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to people of all ages for 60 years. Through more than 50 facilities and 160 partnership locations across the Middle Tennessee region, Centerstone serves nearly 60,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. Centerstone is accredited by CARF International and is a member organization of the National Football League’s NFL LifeLine.

Significant Milestones

  • 2013: Exceeded $100 million in new federal grant awards ($50 million in the last 5 years)
  • Successful completion of $12.4 million capital campaign
  • CRI is featured on the IBM Smarter Planet website for its analytics
  • 2010 The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI) Best Practices Award – only 3rd healthcare company to receive this award
  • Five CARF International Exemplary Practice Commendations within the last three years
  • Over 80 special awards and recognitions in the last five years ranging from programs receiving best practice awards, to a board member’s being recognized as philanthropist of the year, to the marketing team's winning annual ADDYs and TELLYs.