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Improving Children’s Mental Health through Healthy Encouragement

Family Matters
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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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Healthy Vs. Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms

Addiction
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Imagining a world before COVID-19 can be hard to do, let alone imagining that COVID-19 has disappeared. Being confined ...

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Your Service Still Matters

Anxiety
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For many days now, countless people around the globe have been glued to their television and phone screens as ...

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What is Overdose?

Addiction
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Overdose is a life threatening situation requiring immediate emergency care that can result when someone ingests too much of ...

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Managing uncertainty during this new phase of the COVID-19 pandemic

Anxiety
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When the pandemic started back in early 2020, it was like we were shot out of a cannon. At ...

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The Power of Diverse Friendships

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All healthy friendships require challenge for growth. When friends present ideas and thoughts that are different from each other, ...

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Improving Social Wellness to Strengthen Mental Health

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Social wellness is a dimension of wellness that focuses on connection to help provide a sense of self-worth and ...

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Strengthening Mental Health in Summer

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Summer! Many of us view it as an exciting time to go out and do activities, take vacations, and ...

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The relationship between mental and physical health

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By Mandi Ryan, MSN, RN A widely-believed myth surrounding mental health is that it is less important than physical ...

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How to Say No

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“Yes, of course I’ll help!” One of the kindest, yet most detrimental phrases out there. Many of us truly ...

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The Mental Health Benefits of Deep Friendship

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We can’t live life fully alone – we all need some sort of support system. While our families can ...

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Dare to Improve Your Mental Health

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Sometimes the things that we know will benefit us most are the hardest things to make ourselves do. Taking ...

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The Benefits of Exercising Mindfulness

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Mindfulness is being aware of your own thoughts and feelings. According to Dr. Janet Taylor, Community Psychiatrist for Centerstone, ...

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Navigating trauma through creative expression

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By Kristine Nunn, LMFT   Trauma experienced by children is now deemed a public health issue by the Centers ...

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How Alcohol Affects the Body and Mind

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When taking a look at substance use disorders, including alcohol use disorders, it is important to know the facts. ...

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Pandemic fatigue and the state of mental health

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Mental Health Month is celebrated every May as a time to help eliminate the stigma associated with mental illness ...

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Mental Health Month Facts for May

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Mental Health Awareness Month (or Mental Health Month) is recognized in the United States each May and has been ...

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How to talk to children about parental substance use disorder

Addiction
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A major concern for parents struggling with substance use disorder is how to talk to their children about their ...

Understanding survivor’s guilt

Grief
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Survivor’s guilt is a response to an event in which someone else experienced loss but you did not. While ...

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Letting go of anger and resentment

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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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The importance of being honest about mental health

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We all experience mental health challenges at different levels and different times. For some, mental illness is something they ...

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How stress affects you physically

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We know what goes on in our minds when we feel stressed. For some, stressful situations are met with ...

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What bipolar disorder is, and what it isn’t

Depression
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Everyone experiences shifts in mood from time to time. These are often brought about by changes in circumstances, stress, ...

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How social workers help people

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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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Connections Advisory Council set to meet March 30

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Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host the quarterly Connections Advisory Council meeting on March 30 ...

Exercising positivity to maintain happiness

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We all want to be as happy and peaceful as we can be in life – but life throws ...

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How to get good sleep

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Sleep is a vital part of every person’s daily routine as it provides a necessary recharge to your body ...

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Understanding self-injury

Depression
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Putting oneself in a situation where they will be hurt, physically or emotionally, is against our basic instincts. Most ...

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How being kind to others helps you

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We all know the Golden Rule: “Treat others the way you want to be treated yourself.” From childhood, we ...

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Body Image: Effects and Representation

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Body image is a person’s subjective mental image of their own body, how they see themselves when looking in ...

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Moving Forward from Grief

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It is hard to sum up 2020 with any word better than grief. Most of us have experienced some ...

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Mental Health Myths

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It’s no secret that there is a stigma surrounding mental health. The stigma effects people’s willingness to seek mental ...

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How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

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The beginning of a new year always marks a time for establishing new goals and habits. There is an ...

Tips to Reduce Stress in 2021

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Advertisements are filling the mail, decorations are mounting in the stores and the time for planning the events of ...

How to Let Go of the Past to Free Your Future

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Before any great team plans their strategy for an upcoming big game, they review the events of past games. ...

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Managing alone time and loneliness during the holidays

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For many, the holidays are filled with friends, family and constant celebration. People put socialization on overdrive and seem ...

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Gratitude: The Key to Recovery

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By Mandy Hazel Centerstone Counselor and Case Manager November is a time many people set aside to express gratitude ...

Practicing Mindfulness to Reduce Holiday Stress

Anxiety
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Not everyone approaches the holidays cheerfully. Some individuals see it as the most stressful time of the year. Common ...

Good vs. Bad Stress

Anxiety
Health & Wellness
Most people want to live life as stress-free as possible. We try to stay away from situations that we ...

Recognizing Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Depression
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This time of year when the weather is cold, wet and dreary, there are many days when we’d like ...

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Cyberbullying in the digital world

Family Matters
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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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What OCD is, and what it isn’t

Anxiety
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In our own ways, we all have a desire for order, cleanliness and assurance. We have specific ways that ...

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Supporting someone who comes out as LGBTQ+

Family Matters
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Everyone holds multiple identities that are important to them. These identities have to do with one’s race, ethnicity, religion, ...

What codependency is and how to move past it

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When we are in need, many of us can think of at least one person we can always rely ...

Finding balance as a college student

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College is a time in life where people can experience the most freedom. This freedom comes with opportunities such ...

Giving yourself grace during the COVID-19 pandemic

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As we continue living through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there are pressures all around for everyone to use their ...

Centerstone Offers COVID-19 Relief through Tennessee Recovery Project

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Behavioral Health Team to Provide FREE Resource Connection, Short-Term Counseling in 21 Counties Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral ...

They are better off with you: Breaking down false beliefs about suicide

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Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. According to the CDC, the suicide rate ...

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Parenting school-aged children during COVID-19

Family Matters
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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 ...

Getting Substance Use Treatment while Maintaining your Regular Life: MAT Can Help!

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There’s a great deal of misinformation out there when it comes to substance use disorder and getting help. The ...

Dealing with Mask Anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic

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One of the biggest adjustments we have all made during the COVID-19 pandemic is the incorporation of masks and ...

Managing Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

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By Mandy Hazel, Centerstone Counselor and Case Manager Most people are aware of the physical symptoms that can occur ...

Reducing Back-to-School Stress for Students

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As we quickly approach the first, “first day of school” with COVID-19, we recommend proactive preparation to help ease ...

Centerstone Honors National BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

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July is National BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month! At Centerstone, we recognize National BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of ...

Centerstone is Front and Center on Mental Health and Wellness for the LGBTQ+ Community

Mental Health
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June 2020 will be remembered as one of the most significant months in the calendar year and perhaps in ...

Centerstone awarded $2,000,000 grant for trauma-focused treatment in Southern Illinois

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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 ...

Centerstone to host video conference for parents in May

Family Matters
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Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, will host a Parent Peers Empowering Parents (PPEP) meeting via video/telephone ...

Mental health matters, now more than ever before

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Mental Health Month has been observed in the United States every May since 1949. It’s a time for us, ...

Centerstone to participate in Giving Tuesday and Give STL Day

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Centerstone is collecting donations to help clients continue services during this time. Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health ...

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5 Tips to Help Teens and Young Adults during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Family Matters
Health & Wellness
The coronavirus pandemic is changing everyone’s life, but for teens and young adults, the changes are especially notable. They’re ...

7 Tips for Parents to Support their Children’s Mental Health

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 ...

What is Applied Behavior Analysis?

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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a type of therapy based on the science of behavior and learning. Individuals who ...

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Mental Health Tips During COVID-19

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In this new video, Dr. Jodie Robison, Executive Director of Centerstone’s Military Services, provides her suggestions for maintaining positive ...

Improving Access to Mental Health Care in Tennessee

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Thousands of Tennesseans are in a mental health care gap – which means they have barriers (such as cost ...

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Centerstone receives $2.1 million grant from Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation

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New funding will lead to a collaborative effort to improve the health of children and communities in Southern Illinois ...

It’s time for Congress to establish a national mental health crisis number

First published on TheHill.com. The success of 9-1-1, our nation’s emergency service hotline, is undeniable. In an instant, Americans ...

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Changing the Narrative Around Mental Health in the Military

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Many values are instilled in service members from their earliest days in basic military training and boot camp. Some ...

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Centerstone Receives $175,000 Grant from Kendrick Foundation to Support School-Based Therapy in Indiana

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Centerstone recently received a $175,000 philanthropic grant from The Kendrick Foundation in Morgan County, Ind., to support school-based therapy ...

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Centerstone Featured in TIME Magazine’s Health Innovation Issue

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“They’re Going To Pull Out All The Stops” ~ Becky Stoll, vice president for crisis and disaster management for ...

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Regional CEO Melissa Larkin-Skinner speaks about mental health leadership

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Melissa Larkin-Skinner, Regional CEO of Centerstone based in Florida, was the special guest on “The #PopHealth Show” with Anthony ...

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Mental Health Needs Its Own 3-Digit Hotline

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At a young age, most people know to dial 9-1-1 in an emergency. For someone amid a mental health ...

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Centerstone Launches New Treatment Therapies for Depression

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Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, has introduced new therapies for individuals seeking treatment for severe depression. ...

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5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Mental Health Treatment

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We see and hear about it all the time. When wrestling with issues from addiction to depression to PTSD ...

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Schizophrenia and Thought Disorders

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The onset of serious psychotic symptoms was sudden and dramatic for George, a 51-year old man living with schizoaffective ...

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Centerstone Advocates for CCBHCs, Meets with Senate Leader McConnell

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Recently, Centerstone staff members joined the National Council for Behavioral Health in Washington, D.C. to advocate for The Excellence ...

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Mental Health Mythbusting

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In the more than seven decades since the first observance of Mental Health Month, stigma surrounding mental health issues ...

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Kathryn Graber Honored as Child Advocate of the Year

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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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Centerstone’s April Newsletter

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The April issue of Centerstone’s Health + Wellness YOU is now available for viewing online, featuring lots of timely ...

Trauma Informed System of Care Conference in Illinois

Anxiety
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Speakers have been announced and registration is now open for the Trauma Informed System of Care Conference, co-hosted by ...

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Seeking Clients for Illinois Grant Program

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Centerstone is seeking new clients to enroll in a new grant funded program. The Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic ...

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Centerstone Launches New Autism Service

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Centerstone has launched Centerstone Autism Services: Think! Learn! Explore! (CASTLE), an intensive, evidence-based therapy program for children between the ...

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Peer Support Services at Capitol Hill in Nashville

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Centerstone Peer Support Services staff and clients took part in Behavioral Health Day at Capitol Hill in Nashville on ...

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Centerstone Takes Home Award

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The Healing Arts Project, Inc. (HAPI) honored Centerstone with their Community Friend Award at the Phoenix Art Gala held ...

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Three Ways Elected Leaders Can Change Healthcare

Mental Health
Health & Wellness
We are witnessing the first reduction in life expectancy for young American adults since the 1960s as a result ...

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Living in Uncertain Times: Coping With a New “Normal”

Anxiety
Health & Wellness
Stress is a normal reaction to an abnormal situation. We are living in an uncertain time where stress is ...

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31 Tips to Boost Your Mental Health in May

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Health & Wellness
Mental Health Month comes around every May – usually when the weather is just starting to become nice in ...

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Larkin-Skinner Named to Commission

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Centerstone’s Melissa Larkin-Skinner, Regional CEO, Florida, has been appointed to serve on the newly-formed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School ...

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Four Steps to Improved Mental Health

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One in five Americans has a treatable mental illness, and we all experience stress. The American Academy of Family ...

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Changing Health Care for the Better

Mental Health
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Leaders on Capitol Hill are, once again, poised to turn their attention to health care reform. While headlines about ...

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The Greatest Gift

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Imagine a gift that can increase self-esteem, reduce stress, and can be given to anybody. Imagine a gift that ...

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Understanding Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions). For individuals ...

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Knowing PTSD and its impact

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What is PTSD? Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is an mental health condition that some people experience after seeing or ...

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