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Centerstone CEO David C. Guth, Jr., To Be Featured Speaker at National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare 39th Annual Conference

Guth To Discuss Opportunities in Leading Behavioral Health Organizations

Nashville, Tenn.–Centerstone, the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, today announced that David C. Guth, Jr., CEO of Centerstone, will be a featured speaker at the 39th annual National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare (NCCBH) conference. Held April 6-8 at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas, the conference will bring together world-renowned thinkers and the industry’s most respected leaders for three days of discussion, sessions and workshops.

During an informative session titled “The Best of Times or The Worst of Times: The Choice is Yours!” Guth will address the obstacles and risks many behavioral health organizations will face in the months and years ahead. He also will detail these organizations’ unprecedented opportunities for growth and success. The workshop will assess current and emerging market forces that will shape the future of the behavioral healthcare industry, explore strategies to seize opportunities and examine some real, though largely invisible, barriers to success. The discussion will be Monday, April 6 at 3:30 p.m. in the Texas Ballroom Salon E, 4th Floor.

Guth’s experience in the behavioral healthcare field spans 32 years, 24 of which have been in executive leadership. As CEO of Centerstone, Guth serves as the senior executive with oversight over all aspects of the organization. His responsibilities include leading Centerstone’s executive management and piloting the organization’s strategic direction. He guides the overall marketing and business development, communicating Centerstone’s mission and vision, while bringing innovative approaches designed to provide high-quality, well-managed behavioral healthcare to individuals of all ages and their families. He also serves as a member of the Centerstone Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.

Guth received his BA in mathematics from Vanderbilt University and his MSSW in social workadministration and planning from the University of Tennessee.

The National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare is the unifying voice of America’s behavioral health organizations. The 1,600 member organization serves the nation’s most vulnerable citizens – those with mental illnesses and addiction disorders. NCCBH is committed to providing comprehensive, quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and inclusion in all aspects of community life.

About Centerstone

Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, is the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare. With a history that spans over fifty years, Centerstone provides a full range of behavioral health and related educational services to more than 69,000 individuals of all ages and their families annually. Children, adolescents, adults, seniors, and families all receive help from a multitude of different programs in more than 120 facilities and 150 partnership locations in Indiana and Tennessee. Centerstone is accredited by The Joint Commission in Indiana and the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Tennessee. For more information about Centerstone, please call toll free at 888-291-4357.

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