Centerstone Wins 2009 Gold Hermes Creative Award

“Reclaiming Lives” Magazine Recognized for Excellence in Publications/Magazine Category

Nashville, Tenn.—Centerstone, the nation’s largest provider of community-based behavioral healthcare, today announced that its company news magazine, Reclaiming Lives, won gold at the 2009 Hermes Creative Awards. Developed by Centerstone’s Marketing and Public Relations department, Reclaiming Lives is a full-color glossy magazine that reflects the vision of Centerstone by celebrating the successes of its clients and programs. The publication reaches the organization’s clients, potential clients, referral sources, government officials, media, business and community leaders and donors.

“As an informational and educational tool, Reclaiming Lives gives us the unique opportunity to share our message of hope and healing with many audiences,” said Dr. Bob Vero, CEO of Centerstone. “I am proud of our outstanding Marketing and Public Relations team for winning this award, and above all, I am pleased that their work is helping us further Centerstone’s mission to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction.”

Administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the international awards competition honors creative professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of traditional and emerging media. Winners were selected from 142 categories in seven forms of media and communication efforts – advertising, publications, marketing/branding, integrated marketing, public relations/communications, electronic media and pro bono. Centerstone’s Reclaiming Lives won gold in the publications/magazines category. There were more than 3,700 entries submitted for the 2009 international competition.

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.