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Boston Scientific Grant Funds Centerstone “Families in Recovery”

Spencer, Ind.—Centerstone is pleased to announce the approval of a $20,000 grant from Boston Scientific Foundation to support a new program, “Families in Recovery,” in Owen County. The 2010 pilot program, “Families in Recovery,” will teach life skills to parents, children and families where one parent is recovering from an alcohol or drug addiction. Working closely with Owen County Schools and the Owen County Department of Children Services to identify families for referral to the program, Centerstone will use evidence-based practice and a highly acclaimed strengthening families model to restore or initiate positive family interaction, provide education about addictions, improve communications and offer life-skills training to reunite families and build a foundation of stronger families in Owen County.

“We are proud to support Centerstone’s important work helping to educate and support Owen County’s families impacted by addiction. The Centerstone “Families in Recovery” program helps fulfill the Boston Scientific Foundation’s primary goals of promoting health and education and empowering people in the communities where our employees live and work,” said Jacqueline Boas, Foundation Administrator.

For more information about “Families in Recovery,” contact Amanda Barge at 812.337.2269 or by email at amanda.barge@centerstone.org.

Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, offers a wide range of mental health and addiction services to more than 24,000 people of all ages each year. Formed through the merger of Center for Behavioral Health, Quinco Behavioral Health Systems and Dunn Center, Centerstone has been serving Indiana residents for more than five decades. The organization has more than 60 facilities across 17 Indiana counties and operates the Foster Care Select program in 24 counties. It is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information about Centerstone, please call 800-344-8802 or explore our website: centerstone.org.

Boston Scientific employee community team members congratulate Centerstone on receipt of a $20,000 grant to begin the “Families in Recovery” program.  Shown from left to right are community team members, Mary Williams, Tim Church, Lisa Goch, Trish Winders and Ray Amos, Centerstone director of development Nancy Lethem, and grant coordinator, Amanda Barge

Boston Scientific employee community team members congratulate Centerstone on receipt of a $20,000 grant to begin the “Families in Recovery” program. Shown from left to right are community team members, Mary Williams, Tim Church, Lisa Goch, Trish Winders and Ray Amos, Centerstone director of development Nancy Lethem, and grant coordinator, Amanda Barge.

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