Centerstone Research Institute to Host Lunch & Learn Session at National Mental Health and Addictions Conference and Expo

Discussion Will Focus on Initiatives of the Knowledge Network

Bloomington, Ind. and Nashville, Tenn. — Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) today announced it will host a Lunch & Learn session at the 40th annual National Mental Health and Addictions Conference and Expo. Organized by the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, the conference will be held March 15-17 at the Coronado Springs Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla.

CRI’s session – “An Introduction to the Knowledge Network: Getting Involved in Research” – will inform attendees about the Knowledge Network’s innovative initiatives to bring together mental health centers, academic researchers, behavioral health advocates, industry leaders and policymakers to work together to transform behavioral healthcare. The presentation will be held on Tuesday, March 16, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Room Coronado K.

Sponsored by CRI, the Knowledge Network is a project that works to stimulate collaboration, encourage academic research in applied research settings and impact federal funding and policy priorities. Presenters from CRI will include Dennis Morrison, PhD, CEO; Thomas Doub, PhD, COO; Susan Markley, Senior Consultant; April Bragg, PhD, Research Communications Manager; and Christina VanRegenmorter, MSSW, Communications and Policy Coordinator.

About Centerstone Research Institute
Centerstone Research Institute (CRI) is a unique not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving mental healthcare through research, information technology and clinical informatics. CRI conducts service and clinical studies and partners with leading research institutions to advance knowledge of mental health and addiction disorders and discover innovative treatments. The organization maintains an Institutional Review Board and manages the Knowledge Network, a technology-based, partner-driven alliance to facilitate the translation of research to practice. CRI also offers Behavioral Pathway Systems, a best practices benchmarking service. CRI is a recipient of the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare’s Innovation Award. For more information about CRI, please visit www.centerstoneresearch.org.