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  • Centerstone Appoints Robison Executive Director for Military Services

    Centerstone recently announced the selection of Jodie Robison, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP, NCC, as the new executive director for its military services. Robison will take over the executive director position recently held by COL (Ret) Kent Crossley who will be retiring in September.   With more than 18 years of behavioral health and management experience, Robison will oversee Centerstone’s… Read More

  • Celebrating the the Birthday of the U.S. Army

    The Army’s birthday is June 14, 1775. That's 243 years ago. Early in June 1775, the American Colonies did not have a standing army and resembled more of a rag-tag group of untrained farmers residing primarily in New England. My team faced similar challenges during my time as an Army Special Forces Officer — our organizational mission was to train guerrilla and unconventional forces… 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 Military Services, Nashville Junior Chamber Discuss the Value of Leadership

    Centerstone Military Services Executive Director Kent Crossley (right) and Board Member Scott Himes (second from right) met with Nashville Junior Chamber young professionals last evening at Synovus – Bank of Nashville for a round table discussion about the military experience, the value of effective leadership, mentorship and how young professionals can acknowledge and support military… Read More

  • Opioid Crisis Impacts Veterans, Military Families

    Long after active duty ends, U.S. service members and military families face a different battle—the opioid overdose epidemic. Opioid overuse kills nearly 100 people in America every day, and Tennessee is ranked third in the country for prescription drug abuse. Further, a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) study shows Veterans are twice as likely to die from overdose as… Read More

  • SSVF Program Manager Receives Award for Outstanding Service to Community

    Catherine Fearn, Centerstone's Program Manager of Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), recently received an Excellence Award for Outstanding Service and Support to the Community from Austin Peay State University's Military Alumni Chapter, presented during their Homecoming Dinner. She has been a member of the Montgomery County Veterans Coalition since 2013 and currently serves… Read More

  • Nashville Preds and Dex Imaging Benefit Centerstone Military Services

    Dex Imaging, Inc. is the official office supplier of the Nashville Predators. Their “DEX Score & Win Program” lends financial support to Nashville area charitable and community service organizations. Centerstone Military Services is thrilled to be among other organizations to receive a donation for scores and wins recorded by the Nashville Predators. Players were randomly matched to… Read More

  • Centerstone Military Services Names Thomas Mahler, Jr., Chair of Board of Directors

    Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel leads board of directors for national mental health organization specializing in services to our nation’s heroes Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, announced today that Col. (Ret.) Thomas W. Mahler Jr. has been named Chair of its Board of Directors for Centerstone Military Services, effective July 1, 2017. A long-time supporter of… 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

  • Centerstone Receives $4.5 Million Grant for Workforce Reentry Initiative

    Centerstone Career Connect to provide crime-deterring education, training, employment services and coordination of behavioral health treatment for 500+ young adults exiting justice systems   Nashville, Tenn. (January 17, 2017) — Centerstone, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit behavioral health care providers, has been awarded a three-year, $4.5 million grant to implement a… Read More

  • Centerstone Military Services Awarded Grant to Help Military Caregivers

    Washington, D.C.  – The Elizabeth Dole Foundation today announced Centerstone Military Services as a recipient of a 2017 grant from the Foundation’s Hidden Heroes Fund dedicated to supporting innovative programs making a direct impact in the lives of America’s military and veteran caregivers. More than half a million dollars will be distributed to fourteen nonprofit organizations to… Read More

  • Centerstone Military Services to benefit from TSA PreCheck Campaign

    This week, Centerstone Military Services is excited to partner with Morpho Trust for a special Veterans Day PreCheck Campaign. For every enrollment in the TSA PreCheck Service, they will donate $1 to help Centerstone provide care to our nation’s veterans, service members, and their loved ones. The TSA PreCheck is an expedited security screening program that provides travelers with… Read More

  • Centerstone Military Services Profiled

    American Military News featured Centerstone Military Services Executive Director Kent Crossley in an article published Oct. 10, 2016, "Centerstone: Helping Over 6,000+ Veterans And The Ret. Colonel That Is Leading The Way." Colonel (Ret.) Kent Crossley is no stranger to the military. He is a U.S. Army veteran with a 30-year military career that began at the West Point Military Academy… Read More

  • License Plates Available – Proceeds Benefit Veterans and Service Members

    Centerstone Military Services (CMS), along with the support of Soldiers and Families Embraced (SAFE) and Tennessee State Senator Dr. Mark Green, has created special license plates in honor of United States veterans and current military service members. Before these license plates can go into production, the State requires at least 1,000 preorders. Payment will not be collected until at… Read More

  • Centerstone Receives $6 Million Grant to Sustain Veteran Services

    Nashville, Tenn. — Centerstone, one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit behavioral healthcare providers, received its sixth renewal grant, totaling $6,060,000 over the next three years, from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The grant will fund the fifth through seventh years of the not-for-profit’s successful Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), which aids… Read More

  • Centerstone Receives $2M Grant,  Continues Successful Homeless Veteran Services

    Centerstone, one of the nation’s largest not-for-profit behavioral health care providers, received a renewal of a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The grant will fund the fourth year of the not-for-profit’s successful Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF), which aids very low-income veterans and their families in transitioning to permanent… 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

  • Thank You to WGA and the Olmsted Dam Project

    Last month, Centerstone Military Services was the beneficiary of the Olmsted Golf Scramble. The event raised $20,000 for our program Courage Beyond! The Olmsted Golf Scramble is an annual event put on by the Olmsted Dam Project team from WGA (Washington Group-Alberici joint venture). This year’s event was held at Dogwood Hills Golf Club in Bardwell, Kentucky, and over 100 golfers… Read More

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