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  • 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… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • Centerstone Receives Grant to Expand Nurturing Parenting Program

    The Decatur County Community Foundation recently awarded Centerstone a $10,760 grant to fund the expansion of the Nurturing Parenting program into Decatur County, Indiana. The grant also provides funding for a therapeutic resource library for the office, which will include a wide variety of books, curriculum, and other resources selected by Greensburg staff to address local… Read More

  • 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 a jump from the… Read More

  • Columbus IN Middle School Students Raise Funds for Centerstone

    Central Middle School 8th grade students in Columbus, IN 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 information about Centerstone’s… Read More

  • 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 its six county service… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • 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 as the treatment and support he received from Centerstone. Joe said about his… Read More

  • 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 philanthropic grant… Read More

  • 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 safe,… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • 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 Bartholomew County, but the… Read More

  • Centerstone Seymour IN Office Closed Today

    Due to an ongoing power outage, the Seymour, IN (Jackson Co.) Centerstone office is closed for the remainder of the day. We apologize for the inconvenience.   Read More

  • 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 serve thousands of clients each year and most for the… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • WEATHER-RELATED CLOSINGS: Indiana and Most Tennessee Offices Closed

    Due to weather conditions, all our Indiana offices and most Centerstone Tennessee clinics will be closed today, January 12, 2018. If you have an appointment today, please contact the office to find out if your office is open or if you will need to reschedule. We will update the list below if and when changes occur. We apologize for any inconvenience. County Hours of… Read More

  • 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 out of jail due to drug abuse. Johnny has also been physically… Read More

  • 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 North Vernon however realizing a number of families… Read More

  • 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 “those… Read More

  • 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 causes in Richmond… 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

  • 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, Centerstone team members received extensive training as… Read More

  • 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 North… Read More

  • 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) 766-0068 For… Read More

  • 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 released from… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • 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.   Parker… Read More

  • 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 on local artists, La Bella and his team have a unique approach that… Read More

  • 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 leaders, program… Read More

  • 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 professor, Stepping… Read More

  • 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, “Women with… Read More

  • 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 scenic overlook, along with several drums and other rhythm… 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 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. With her help, and with the help of… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • 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 29. The official launch date is… Read More

  • 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 to donate to one of these local partners. Read More

  • 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 end of the quarter. Lucky's Market is holding a Facebook vote to… Read More

  • Centerstone Nashville IN Closed Monday

    The Centerstone office at 91 West Mound Street, Nashville IN will be closed today, Monday, July 10, due to maintenance issues. We expect it will reopen on Tuesday. Please excuse any inconvenience this might cause. Thank you. Read More

  • 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 contract therapist with the Wounded Warrior Project's… Read More

  • Stepping Stones to Join Centerstone

    Integration will strengthen services for youth experiencing homelessness in Monroe County and the surrounding region Bloomington, Ind. (September 30, 2016) – Centerstone, a nonprofit provider of behavioral healthcare, and Stepping Stones, Inc., an organization that provides transitional housing to homeless youth in Indiana, today announced that they will integrate their operations.… Read More

  • Centerstone Secures $9.7 Million to Launch New Program for Indiana Fathers

    Bloomington, IN – Centerstone, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of behavioral healthcare, has been awarded a five-year, $9.7 million grant from the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) to implement a comprehensive evidence-based continuum of services to address the needs of fathers in six south-central Indiana counties. Fatherhood engagement benefits… Read More

  • Centerstone Secures $1.2 Million Grant to Establish Program Assisting Homeless Hoosiers

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Nearly six thousand Hoosiers are homeless on any given night in Indiana. Centerstone has been awarded a $1.2 million grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to establish a wide-ranging assistance program that is bringing together community partners to help those struggling with homelessness get the support they need to improve their… 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