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Centerstone Employee Receives Award of Appreciation for Dedication to Mental Health Court Program

Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone, the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, today announced that Quincy Acklin, Mental Health Court Liaison, has received an award of appreciation from the Davidson County Mental Health Court Program. Presented on January 20, 2009 by Judge Daniel B. Eisenstein, the award recognizes Acklin as a valued partner of the Mental Health Court and acknowledges his continuous support of and dedication to the program.

“Quincy exhibits outstanding professionalism on behalf of Centerstone, and I congratulate him on this well-deserved recognition,” said David Grimes, Centerstone’s Senior Vice President for Adult Services. “Quincy is truly devoted to helping individuals recover from mental illness and addiction disorders so that they can live healthy and fulfilling lives. His devotion to our mission is exemplary, and I am sincerely proud of his commitment to Centerstone and the Mental Health Court Program.”

Acklin joined Centerstone nearly five years ago as a Case Manager. For the past four years he has worked specifically with Davidson County’s Mental Health Court program. Davidson County Mental Health Court was established in July 2000, becoming the fifth such court in the U.S. Individuals with mental health needs who are charged with less serious offenses and do not pose danger to themselves and others are diverted to Mental Health Court.

About Centerstone

Centerstone (www.centerstone.org), 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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