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Army Veteran Liz Sherr to lead new Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Centerstone in Jacksonville

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New Mental Health Clinic set to open in March 2020

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., January 23, 2020 — Cohen Veterans Network (CVN), a not-for-profit philanthropic organization that serves post-9/11 veterans and their families through a nationwide system of mental health clinics, and Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral healthcare, have announced the appointment of Elizabeth Sherr as clinic director of the new Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Centerstone scheduled to open in Jacksonville, Fla., in March.

Sherr, a retired Army combat veteran and current military spouse, spent the last two years serving veterans and military families at the Cohen Clinic at Centerstone in Clarksville, Tenn. As a licensed professional counselor, her main areas of focus have been military sexual trauma, post-traumatic stress, combat trauma and female veteran group therapy.

“I understand the challenges that service members, veterans and family members are faced with and that they don’t have to face these challenges alone,” said Sherr. “The Cohen Clinic at Centerstone will offer therapy, groups and activities to treat all post-9/11 veterans and their families. Jacksonville has the highest population of female veterans in the United States, and they have unique needs, and in response, we tailor our care to meet those needs.”

The Cohen Clinic at Centerstone in Jacksonville will be the 15th of its kind across the nation and focuses on evidence-based, outpatient therapies for a variety of mental health issues. Clients are given an intake screening upon their first contact with the clinic. In cases where clients live outside of Duval County or are unable to make it into the clinic, CVN Telehealth options are available through a computer, smartphone or tablet.

The 7,500-square-foot Cohen Clinic at Centerstone in Jacksonville is set to open in March 2020 and is located at 7001 A.C. Skinner Parkway.  For more information, call (904) 431-3500 or visit Cohen Clinic at Centerstone online.

The Cohen Clinic at Centerstone in Jacksonville complements Centerstone’s continuum of mental health care and substance use treatment throughout Florida. The organization also has an inpatient Behavioral Hospital and Addiction Center in Bradenton, outpatient clinics in Bradenton and Sarasota, and community treatment teams in Bradenton, Fort Myers, LaBelle and Sarasota.

Cohen Veterans Network was unveiled publicly in April 2016 with an unprecedented $275 million commitment from Connecticut philanthropist Steven A. Cohen to build 25 clinics over five years.

About Centerstone

Centerstone is a not-for-profit health care organization dedicated to delivering care that changes people’s lives. We are a nationally recognized leader, providing mental health and substance use treatment, related crisis care, education and support to people of all ages in communities in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. Nationally, we offer specialized care for service members, Veterans and their loved ones, and develop employee assistance programs for businesses of all sizes. Our research institute improves behavioral health care through research, evaluation and technology, and our foundation secures philanthropic resources to support our work. For more about Centerstone, please call (888) 291-4357.

About Cohen Veterans Network

Cohen Veterans Network is a 501(c)(3) national nonprofit, clinically integrated mental health system for post-9/11 veterans and their families. CVN focuses on improving mental health outcomes, with a goal to build a network of outpatient mental health clinics for veterans and their families in high-need communities, in which trained clinicians deliver holistic evidence-based care to treat mental health conditions. Learn more about the Cohen Veterans Network at cohenveteransnetwork.org.