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Suicide: The Ripple Effect – Columbus, Ind. Film Screening

Due to popular demand, Centerstone and Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation will partner with IUPUC to co-host a second community film screening in Columbus, IN of the award-winning documentary Suicide: The Ripple Effect. Suicide: The Ripple Effect is a feature length documentary film and MOVEMENT that focuses on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects ...

Indiana

Centerstone Receives Grants to Support Indiana Youth

Centerstone was recently awarded two grants to fund treatment for Indiana youth. These grants from the PNC Foundation and the Community Foundation of Southern Indiana and will help expand services in Bartholomew, Jackson, Jennings, and Clark counties. The PNC Foundation provided $5,000 in support of Say It Straight, an evidence-based prevention program designed to increase empowering communication skills and ...

Indiana

Members of Administration Visit Centerstone-partnered Program

Recently, Kellyanne Conway, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, Second Lady Karen Pence, and U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta visited Belden Inc. in Richmond IN to learn about the “Pathways to Employment” program in which Centerstone partners with Belden. The program offers applicants that fail pre-employment drug screens an option for tailored rehabilitation, and the chance ...

Indiana

Centerstone Expands Residential Addictions Treatment Services

Centerstone is adding to its Centerstone Recovery Centers (CRC) beds, providing additional options for Indiana residents seeking treatment for addiction. Made possible through funding from the Indiana State Department of Health and 21st Century Cures, these new beds will assist the non-profit organization in meeting a critical community need for additional addictions services and support ...

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Kevin Hines to Speak on Suicide Prevention in Hanover, IN

Kevin Hines, mental health advocate, award-winning global speaker, bestselling author and documentary filmmaker will share his story of survival and tremendous will to live. He will present Hope Heals: An Evening with Kevin Hines at Hanover College, Lynn Center for Fine Arts Auditorium, 151 Scenic Drive, Hanover, IN 47243. Kevin is one of a very few people to survive ...

Indiana

Scott County Community Foundation Awards Funds for Play Therapy

Centerstone is pleased to announce that the Scott County Community Foundation of Indiana has awarded our Child and Family Services Department a $3,500 grant to purchase five Mobile Play Therapy Kits for use in Scottsburg and surrounding communities. Local community partners, including schools and other not-for-profits, have voiced support for Centerstone’s work in the community and ...

Indiana

Columbus, Ind. Middle School Students Raise Funds for Centerstone

Central Middle School 8th grade students in Columbus, Ind., adopted Centerstone to benefit from its Carnival for a Cause. Each year the Central students vote on the non-profit organization they would like to support through their annual carnival. Lyn Morgan, Annual Fund Manager, and John Wilson, Family Support Specialist at Central were asked to share ...

Indiana

Reid Health Awards Grant for Problem-Solving Therapy Program

A grant award from Reid Health’s Mental Health and Substance Abuse Fund will benefit Centerstone clients in Richmond and Wayne County who have been diagnosed with depression. The pilot program targets Medicare clients and provides treatment utilizing Problem Solving Therapy and life skills training. Reid Health has recognized mental health as a high priority in ...

Indiana

Centerstone’s POPS Program Coaches Fathers

The Providing Opportunities for Parental Success (POPS) program is a five year federally funded grant project housed at Centerstone Indiana. POPS focuses on developing and sustaining responsible fatherhood. Eligible fathers (including biological, step, adoptive and expectant fathers) can receive services in Bartholomew, Brown, Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan and Owen counties. The project hopes to specifically reach ...

Indiana

Centerstone Recovery Client – Helping to Change Lives!

Twenty-three months and counting! Joe Carroll is proud of his recovery from his Substance Use Disorder. Joe knows it’s easy to relapse and has created a support network to make sure he stays on his recovery journey.  The first 6 months were particularly hard. He credits his success to his faith in God as well ...

Indiana

Generous Grant Expands Play Therapy to Fayette County, Indiana

Thanks to a generous gift from the Fayette County Foundation staff in Connersville, Ind. have received access to three new Mobile Play Therapy Kits and a Therapeutic Resource Library. The Fayette County Foundation awarded $4,600 to Centerstone’s Child & Family Services Department to purchase three Mobile Play Therapy Kits and a Therapeutic Resource Library. This ...

Indiana

Columbus Homeless Outreach Program (CHOP) Sees Continued Success

Centerstone’s Columbus Homeless Outreach Project (CHOP) is in the middle of a successful fourth year, thanks in large part to generous, multi-year support from the Columbus Regional Health Foundation, Heritage Fund and City of Columbus Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). Since its inception in Fall 2014, CHOP has assisted nearly 250 individuals and families with finding ...

Indiana

Community Foundation Awards Grant to Centerstone for Nurturing Parenting

Thanks to a generous grant from Community Foundation Partnership, Inc., Centerstone’s Bedford, Indiana office has recently launched a new Nurturing Parenting Group for new parents and their infants. The $2,136 grant funded the purchase of the instrucutor manuals, participant guides, family games, and media needed to facilitate the evidence-based group for parents and their young ...

Indiana

Fish Fry for Military Services a Success

The American Legion Post #24’s recent famous fish fry was designated to support Centerstone Military Services program. During lunchtime, our volunteer drivers delivered fish lunches to businesses in the Columbus area and people lined up at the door for dining in. Volunteers are pictured below left. Not only was $2,600 raised to help provide services to ...

Indiana

Indiana Opioid Crisis Response Team Event Announced

On April 24, 2018, at the Brown County Public Library, Centerstone’s Opioid Crisis Response Team will present “You Are Not Alone: How opioid use is affecting your friends and family.” In 2017 alone, 13 Brown County residents overdosed on opioids, resulting in the death of three residents. The hope is to make 2018 a better year, ...

Indiana

Centerstone CARES – Making A Difference For Indiana Families

During 2017 more than 220 individuals and children and their families in our Indiana communities benefitted from the Centerstone CARES Fund.  More than $60,000 was provided in assistance that was woven into the client’s care plan to ensure impact. The types of assistance provided is as unique as the clients we serve. And because we ...

Indiana

Recovery and Resource Rally

Centerstone Indiana’s Child and Family Service team in Jennings County recently partnered with JC Cares to host a Recovery and Resource Rally in North Vernon. Twenty-five community partners shared information regarding their services with more than 125 local residents. JC Cares was formed by Darragh Wilson, Centerstone, Assistant Manager, Child and Family Team; Cheri Massey, Jennings County United Way director; ...

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Indiana’s Christmas Spirit in January

I’m going to wear this jacket forever!  While most five year olds are eager for toys, “Johnny” was very excited to receive a “leather” jacket for Christmas. Johnny is in a safe home now living with extended family members. He has faced situations no child should have to experience. Both parents have been in and ...

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Indiana Child and Family Service Team Launched Gift Drive

When Child and Family Service team members in North Vernon realized a number of children in their care would be facing a somewhat bleak Christmas they decided they would lift spirits by providing Christmas gifts of toys and clothes for parents to give their children. Parents were informed to about various Holiday Assistance Programs in ...

Indiana

Three Centerstone ‘Heroes’ Awarded by Mental Health America of Indiana

Mental Health America of Indiana (MHAI) is an organization dedicated to working “for the mental health of all citizens and for victory over mental illness and addictive disorders through public education, advocacy and public health reform.” As part of MHAI’s work, they annually recognize members of the community through their Heroes for Recovery Awards. Nominees include ...

Indiana

Centerstone Receives Grant from Vigran Family Foundation for Mobile Play Therapy Kits

Play Therapy will soon be made available to an expanded number of Wayne County, Indiana children and families thanks to a generous gift from the Vigran Family Foundation. The Vigran Family Foundation was established by lifelong Richmond, Indiana resident Stanley Vigran to support healthcare and human services, educational initiatives, theater and the arts, and Jewish ...

Indiana

Suicide Prevention and Awareness Program

One in five Indiana teens (15-19 years old) considered suicide during 2015. That is the stunning data from the Indiana Youth Institute Data Report. Centerstone is committed to reducing the suicide rates among children and adults in each of the 17 counties where we provide services.  Our goal is zero suicides. On December 12, 2017, ...

Indiana

Darragh Wilson Nominated for Heroes for Recovery Award

Mental Health America of Indiana will hold its Heroes for Recovery luncheon on December 14 in Indianapolis. Heroes for Recovery celebrates commitment of those who support those in ongoing treatment of mental illness and addiction disorders. Centerstone Indiana’s Darrah Wilson of the Child, Youth and Family Services, was nominated! Darragh Wilson works for Centerstone at our ...

Indiana

Toll-Free Phone Lines Are Working Again in IN and TN

Earlier today, it was reported that the toll-free phone lines for Centerstone Indiana and Centerstone Tennessee were not working properly. As of Friday afternoon, the lines have been repaired, service has returned and the toll-free lines are once again available. For Indiana, this includes: Info/appointment line (800) 344-8802 Crisis line (800) 832-5442 Solutions EAP (800) ...

Indiana

Generous Grants Awarded Will Help Those Most In Need

This fall, there has been much celebration over recent grant awards in support of many of our most vulnerable clients. First, were two awards from the Kendrick Foundation totaling $123,550 to provide an array of services in Morgan County including school-based counseling, health coaching, art therapy, Nurturing Parenting education and life skills for parents recently ...

Indiana

Toll-Free Phone Lines Are Down in IN and TN

Please note that all Centerstone Indiana and Centerstone Tennessee toll-free phone numbers are out of service. For Indiana, this includes: Info/appointment line (800) 344-8802 Crisis line (800) 832-5442 Solutions EAP (800) 766-0068 Please use the local phone number to reach Centerstone Indiana: (812) 314-3400 For Tennessee, this includes: Info/appointment line (888) 291-4357 Crisis line (800) 681-7444 Please use ...

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Making Spirits Bright with Parker Portraits

Centerstone Indiana is partnering with Parker Portraits this holiday season. Families who schedule a Making Spirits Bright family mini-photo session will have the sitting fee of $50 donated to Centerstone in their name. Proceeds from photo sessions will support Centerstone’s Crisis Services in Bartholomew County and will be used to meet the direct needs of clients. ...

Indiana

A Noble Purpose Partner: Gallery Mortgage

In 2009, John La Bella opened Gallery Mortgage in the space of a former art gallery in Bloomington, Indiana, and the opportunity to do well by doing good was born. Outgrowing the original space in 2014, they moved to 121 E. 6th Street and purposefully included dedicated gallery space called “The Vault.” With a focus ...

Indiana

Centerstone – Changing Lives

“I didn’t realize the extent of services that Centerstone Indiana provides.”  That comment was made by a number of guests during the Centerstone – Changing Lives gathering hosted at the Marr Road facility in Columbus IN. The evening focused on Centerstone’s services in Bartholomew County and provided information regarding the breadth of programs to community ...

Indiana

Bobo Books Project Benefits Indiana’s Homeless Youth

In early November at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center in Bloomington IN, Centerstone Indiana celebrated the launch and reading of Bobo’s Books 1.1.1, Volume 2 to benefit teens in Stepping Stones, a program of Centerstone, who are experiencing homelessness. Bobo Books is a collaborative project between Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, Ivy Tech English ...

Indiana

Centerstone Receives Grant Awards to Create Women’s Transitional Housing Program

Thanks to a special grant award from the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, Centerstone will open a transitional housing and treatment program for women with substance use disorder. Tina Peterson, CFBMC President and CEO, announced a grant award of $50,000 during the foundation’s Annual Meeting.  Peterson spoke about the importance of the project, ...

Indiana

Centerstone Staff Keep the Beat by Connecting Outside Work

Working at Centerstone is about meeting our Noble Purpose: delivering care that changes people’s lives. But throughout the organization, efforts are made to be sure the staff is taken care of as well. In October, Martha Bowman, coordinator of adult and family services in Nashville, IN took her staff to the Brown County State Park ...

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Centerstone Advocates for Behavioral Health in Washington, D.C.

Earlier this week, Centerstone representatives from Tennessee, Florida, Kentucky, Indiana and Illinois descended upon Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., as part of the National Council for Behavioral Health’s annual Hill Day. The tenor of this year’s event focused both on the progress our industry has made over the past few decades as well as a ...

Indiana

Centerstone Participates in South Central Indiana Opioid Summit

The South Central Opioid Summit was recently held in Bloomington on Sept. 28, and Centerstone staff were among 50 speakers who presented on addressing the rising drug addiction problems in our communities. Centerstone’s VP of Adult and Family Services Linda Grove-Paul sits on the advisory committee for the event and also serves as programming chair. ...

Indiana

Centerstone Participates in Supportive Housing Institute

Centerstone Indiana staff, in a partnership with Columbus-based Thrive Alliance, the city of Columbus and SRKM Architecture, participated in the Permanent Supportive Housing Institute, a five-month training program sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) and Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH). This institute instructs participants on theories regarding housing first, harm reduction ...

Indiana

Centerstone Recovery Center to Open in Indiana

In response to the ongoing crisis surrounding substance abuse issues, Centerstone Indiana is excited to offer a new women’s residential substance use treatment program, Centerstone Recovery Center. The facility is located on the scenic grounds of the Englishton Park campus in rural Scott County, Ind. A ribbon cutting and open house were held on August ...

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Stepping Stones Chosen As Bags For Change Recipient

Lucky’s Market Bloomington has named their “Bags for Change” recipients for this quarter and Centerstone’s Stepping Stones program is one of the three organizations chosen. Now through November 4, 2017, shoppers can support one of these incredible organizations by patronizing Lucky’s Market! Be sure to bring a reusable bag to be given a wooden dime ...

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Stepping Stones A Bags For Change Finalist

In an effort to reduce waste and support the community, Lucky’s Market, a grocery store in Bloomington, gives customers a wooden dime everytime they bring a resusable bag to shop. Customers then have the option to donate that dime’s value, doubled by Lucky’s Market, to a local non-profit voted on by the community at the ...

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Adult and Family Services Therapist Mia Morrison Goes Above and Beyond

Mia Morrison is a team lead and therapist with the Centerstone Addictions and Outpatient teams in Adult and Family Services in Bloomington, Indiana and she has a special passion on the side — working with veterans. When Thelma Chandler, Director of Centerstone Indiana Military Services, reached out and asked Mia to join her as a ...