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Sometimes, the family you are born into isn’t necessarily the one where you feel the most connected, understood, or ...
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Celebrated each June, Father’s Day is a day to recognize and appreciate dads for all they do. Having a ...
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An important factor to consider when fostering a child is how comfortable and safe they feel in your home. ...
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There is a universal message heavily ingrained in our society for people to set aside their feelings for the ...
Mental Health
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Gratitude is much more than just saying “thank you” or “I’m grateful for you.” Practicing and living with gratitude ...
“Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is ...
Relationships
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“Family” can hold a variety of meanings, roles, and relationships for everyone. One dynamic often overlooked is being a ...
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Families don’t always stay together as originally planned, and divorce becomes a challenging reality. How does one address this ...
Pets
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After a bad day at school or work, many people look forward to being home with someone or something they ...
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June is Pride Month, and what better time to answer some common sexual orientation questions and share how you ...
Children and Teens
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Centerstone, a nonprofit health system specializing in mental health and substance use disorder treatments, will host a free, virtual ...
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When parents have a newborn baby or infant, there’s often an expectation that friends and loved ones will want ...
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Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, is hosting an art show, The Pandemic Project: Processing the Pandemic ...
Stress
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If you’re anything like me, you are probably familiar with providing emotional support to some of the people in ...
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Families come in all shapes and sizes, including single-parent households headed by a widowed, divorced, or separated parent with ...
Social Work
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When people think of social work, they often associate it with therapy or case management, but social work is ...
As a teenager, you probably have many questions about sex, your changing body, dating, friendships and mental health. You ...
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By Cindy Paauw, LCSW It is rarely ever a child’s idea to go to therapy and talk to a ...
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Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host a free, virtual Savvy Caregiver training to be held ...
Family Matters
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Many things have a good and bad side. For teens, using the internet is known to have benefits as ...
Children and Teens
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Child and adolescent years are filled with significant changes that can often impact one’s mental and physical health. Young ...
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Being a parent is one of the most challenging tasks in life, but parenting teenagers can be the ultimate ...
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January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Human trafficking is a form of slavery and involves stealing ...
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The holidays are all about celebrating the values that bring us together in life, such as our friends and ...
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Many of us look back on our time at school with fond memories, but those who were frequently bullied ...
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Have you seen the way that family is portrayed in television and films? Sometimes it can paint the picture-perfect ...
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How often do you vocalize how proud you are of someone? It feels good to make people smile, but ...
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Losing a loved one is difficult no matter the circumstances. The person is gone, while others are left to ...
Family Matters
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For children, summer is a time to relax, spend time doing fun activities and not think about school. But ...
Grief
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By Kristine Nunn, LMFT   Trauma experienced by children is now deemed a public health issue by the Centers ...
Mental Health
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Over the years, it has become increasingly difficult for many teens to maintain good self-esteem. Even if your peers ...
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When someone does something that harms or offends us, we often respond with anger. Feeling angry at upsetting situations ...
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Victim-blaming is any comment or behavior that communicates to a survivor of sexual assault that they are responsible for ...
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Social workers are trained professionals who specialize in improving the quality of life and well-being of others. They do ...
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People are often hesitant about entering the world of foster care. Even if fostering is something they want to ...
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Every person in your family grows up trying to find what type of familial role they might fit best. ...
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People, especially parents, often put in a tireless effort to make the holiday season special. We spend an enormous ...
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For many, the holidays mark the most joyful time of the year. The last few months of the year ...
Children & Teens
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As caregivers and parents, it is vital that we develop a healthy way to guide, nurture and support the ...
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As communication technology continues to advance, people become increasingly connected through the web and social media. 95% of teens ...
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Everyone holds multiple identities that are important to them. These identities have to do with one’s race, ethnicity, religion, ...
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When we are in need, many of us can think of at least one person we can always rely ...
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Many of us take life for granted in this land of the free and home of the brave. Celebrating ...
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Labor Day is just around the corner—happening this year on Monday, September 7. Even though 2020 is a year ...
Addiction
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A substance use disorder (SUD) is a mental health condition, not a choice. Addiction is a serious mental and ...
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As COVID-19 spread and schools closed their doors, parents of school-aged children had to adjust quickly. For many, the ...
Addiction
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By Mandy Hazel Centerstone Counselor and Case Manager According to the 2018 Illinois Youth Survey (IYS), 30% of 8th ...
Family Matters
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The need for foster families continues to exponentially grow, but if you have never had experience with foster care, ...
Family Matters
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As we quickly approach the first, “first day of school” with COVID-19, we recommend proactive preparation to help ease ...
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Children of all ages in foster care typically come from a background of trauma, abuse, or neglect, but the ...
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Being a father is kind of a big deal. Dads are more than just a second parental figure in ...
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Kinship foster care is the placement of a foster child into a home where there is an adult relative ...
Family Matters
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Centerstone was awarded a $2 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse ...
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Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host a Parent Peers Empowering Parents (PPEP) meeting via video/telephone ...
Family Matters
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life for nearly every person around the globe ­­– our daily routines have transitioned ...
Family Matters
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These are stressful times indeed. As parents, we are overwhelmed with sheltering our entire families in place as well ...
Family Matters
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According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), while the greatest risk of infection is among ...
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During the current COVID-19 crisis, many parents are settling into their new routine of turning their living rooms and ...
Family Matters
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The coronavirus pandemic is changing everyone’s life, but for teens and young adults, the changes are especially notable. They’re ...
Family Matters
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The coronavirus pandemic has many of us fearful for what’s to come next. The unknowns of the disease and ...
Family Matters
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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy based on the science of behavior and learning. Individuals who ...
News
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Domestic violence can happen to anyone of any race, age, sexual orientation, religion or gender identity. It may be ...
Addiction
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By Mandy Hazel, Centerstone Counselor and Case Manager According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health ...
News
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Centerstone has created a new parent support group, called Parent Peers Empowering Parents (PPEP), throughout Southern Illinois that will ...
News
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New funding will lead to a collaborative effort to improve the health of children and communities in Southern Illinois ...
The word is out – military families are getting stronger thanks to a little help from the two caring ...
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The pressures of perfectionism and the concerns children and teens face in today’s world are unlike the experiences many ...
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Returning to school can be exhilarating for some youth as they head to school with their supplies and eagerness ...
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Parents preparing kids for back-to-school season with fresh pencils and paper should also consider equipping them with the right ...
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It’s gotten to be common knowledge that marriage ends in divorce almost half the time in this country. While ...
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Military children deserve our gratitude Gratitude for our nation’s veterans and active military members are rightfully common across our ...
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Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County. Centerstone in Madison, Indiana recently received five ...
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Recently, members of Centerstone’s Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Team attended the National Conference for Child Abuse and Neglect ...
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Centerstone’s Kathryn Graber was recently honored by Manatee Children’s Services as the James Wischer Child Advocate of the Year! ...
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Speakers have been announced and registration is now open for the Trauma Informed System of Care Conference, co-hosted by ...
Being a parent or a caregiver of a young child can be stressful and tiring. Kids tend to be ...
Physical Health
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Every 68 seconds, someone is sexually assaulted. The probability that you know someone who has experienced sexual trauma is ...
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Centerstone has recently been awarded a number of new philanthropic grants to help expand available programming in communities we ...
Depression
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Centerstone will host the Caring for the Caregiver: Compassion Fatigue and Vicarious Trauma presentation on March 21 from 1-4:00 ...
Depression
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Centerstone will hold the first Centerstone Spotlight Series event of 2019 on Jan. 29 at its second floor Great ...
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We are delighted to announce a recent grant award from the Clarence E. and Inez R. Custer Foundation and ...
Family Matters
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Centerstone's Career Connect team in Tennessee was named 2018 Community Partner of the Year by Nashville Workforce Network. Career Connect is ...
Anxiety
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Due to a recent school suicide in Indiana, Centerstone wants to make sure the resources to talk to your children ...
Tips and Life Hacks
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If you’re in charge of making this year’s family Thanksgiving one to remember, a potential recipe for disaster is ...
Anxiety
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Mental Health Month comes around every May – usually when the weather is just starting to become nice in ...
Family Matters
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Backpack? Check. Lunchbox? Check. Pencils and paper? Check. Back-to-School time is here with the usual book and supply checklists ...
Family Matters
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High school students across the United States are getting excited about the upcoming prom and graduation season. All the ...
Anxiety
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With fears of a recession on the rise, managing money has moved to the tops of a lot of ...
Family Matters
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Loss is a part of all our lives. At some point, we will likely experience the death of a ...
Family Matters
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With over 36 million Americans older than 65, a surge of healthcare problems may soon face older adults. According ...
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Are constant feuds causing a lot of drama in your family? Unfortunately, arguments with family members are all too ...
Family Matters
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Based on the national bestseller and the extraordinary final lecture by Carnegie Mellon University professor Randy Pausch, given after ...
Family Matters
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Loss is something most—if not all—people will experience in their lives, and it doesn’t come with a simple set ...
Family Matters
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If life today were as effortless for adults as it is for some children, I am sure we would ...

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