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  • Centerstone Receives Grant from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services

    Centerstone was awarded a $2,706,750 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and Center for Substance Abuse Treatment to help treat individuals, specifically adolescents and their families, with substance use disorder (SUD). “Centerstone is very grateful to be the recipient of this grant,” said… Read More

  • Centerstone Receives Grant to Launch New Integrated Care Program

    Centerstone was awarded a $3 million, five-year grant via the State of Illinois and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to promote and develop integrated primary and behavioral health services in Madison County in Illinois. Centerstone is one of three organizations selected by the state to collaborate on the SAMHSA “Promoting Integration of Primary… Read More

  • Centerstone Receives $2 Million Grant for Community Health Care in Illinois

    Centerstone announced it was awarded a $2 million annual grant for two years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to expand and improve community health care in Southern Illinois. “The grant will be used to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services through the expansion of services and the use of… Read More

  • Centerstone Receives $500,000 Grant from Illinois Department of Human Services

    Centerstone recently announced it was awarded a $500,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (DHS/SUPR) to increase treatment resources for persons with Opioid Use Disorders throughout Southern Illinois. Centerstone and its partners were among only two communities receiving funds from DHS/SUPR that totaled $1 million in… Read More

  • UPDATE: Illinois Water Crisis Resolving

    As of Friday afternoon, the most current information available suggests that the water crisis is resolving slowly and full services will be restored soon. Because of that good news Centerstone will resume normal operations for our Marion ICH and Main Street offices as well as our West Frankfort office on Monday, May 21 for regularly scheduled hours. The Crisis Center in Carterville will… Read More

  • Illinois Screenings For “Suicide: The Ripple Effect”

    Centerstone will host a free screening of the film Suicide: The Ripple Effect at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) on Monday, April 9, 2018, at 7:00 PM and at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 7:00 PM. Suicide: The Ripple Effect shares the story of Kevin Hines, who at age 19, attempted to take his own life by jumping from the… Read More

  • Centerstone Media Statement: Senate Hearing on 21st Century Cures & Mental Health Needs

    From David Guth, CEO of Centerstone: “Today, lawmakers are gathering to discuss the implementation of the 21st Century Cures Act. This law, which accelerates the discovery, development, and delivery of new treatments and cures, has great potential to help us better respond to our nation’s mental health needs, including the growing opioid epidemic. Unfortunately, serious barriers to… Read More

  • Centerstone’s Anne Tyree Honored by CBHA

    Centerstone's Anne Tyree, VP of Marketing and Business Development, was honored at the Community Behavioral Healthcare Association Annual Conference this week. The Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois (CBHA) is a statewide not-for-profit membership organization representing the interests of community behavioral healthcare agencies in the state of Illinois. An… Read More

  • President Trump Declares The Opioid Crisis A Public Health Emergency

    Centerstone applauds the President’s declaration. Today, opioid addiction claims more young adult lives than any other chronic disease, and we see the heartbreaking damage wreaked by it in our clinics each day. The additional resources this declaration provides will move our nation’s healthcare delivery system a step closer to addressing this epidemic. Recovery from substance abuse,… Read More

  • 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 strong acknowledgement that stigma and… Read More

  • Centerstone Asks, “What Makes You Happy?”

    One of the most important ways to take care of your mental health is to do what makes you happy. But “happiness” means different things to different people, and Centerstone would like to showcase the various ways people experience happiness. Tell us what makes you happy, help us spread the cheer around and in return, you could win a Centerstone messenger bag! Submissions To enter… Read More

  • Centerstone Secures $4.8 million to Launch New Integrated Care Programs

    Centerstone, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, today announced it has been awarded three grants from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration totaling $4.8 million to support the integration of primary and behavioral health services at locations in Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee. The grants were secured by Centerstone… Read More

  • Suicide Rates Rising Among Middle-Aged Men

    by Becky Stoll Becky Stoll, LCSW, is vice president for Crisis and Disaster Management at Centerstone in Nashville, Tennessee, and a member of the National Action Alliance’s Zero Suicide in Healthcare Advisory Group. They are our fathers, husbands, sons, friends, community leaders—and they are increasingly at risk of death by suicide. Middle-aged men in the United States (defined as… Read More

  • Go Back to School with Centerstone!

    Centerstone is heading back to school!  Centerstone’s services help kids, families and learners of all ages develop the skills and find the support they need for a brighter future.  Want to go back to school with us?  Your gifts can make these back-to-school success stories a reality for more children, adults and families.  Thank you for going back to school with Centerstone! Big… Read More

  • WellSpring Resources Merges with Centerstone

    Merger of behavioral healthcare providers is finalized Nationally, Centerstone will serve more than 142,000 people of all ages Carterville and Alton, Ill., and Nashville, Tenn. – Centerstone and WellSpring Resources have joined forces, finalizing a merger that combines their operations and expertise to advance the delivery of mental health and substance abuse treatment in Illinois and… Read More

  • Centerstone, Prairie Center and WellSpring Resources to Join Forces

    Urbana, Carterville and Alton, Illinois—Centerstone, Prairie Center and WellSpring Resources have signed a letter of intent to merge. By combining the operations of the three behavioral health organizations, Centerstone, Prairie Center and WellSpring Resources, will create one of the largest community-based providers of mental health and addiction services in Illinois. Together, these… Read More