BIG is a group that focuses on the impact of drugs and alcohol in the client’s life. The group utilizes substance information and drug education in addition to drug screens and other measures to provide clients with resources to evaluate their drug and alcohol use. During the 6-8 week course, clients learn about the difference between use, abuse and dependence; other topics include identifying triggers, high-risk situations and thinking distortions; dealing with cravings; and more. Group members are required to complete a change plan before graduating from group. Referrals can be made from correctional, educational and familial systems.
March 25, 2019
Centerstone has launched Centerstone Autism Services: Think! Learn! Explore! (CASTLE), an intensive, evidence-based therapy program for children between the ages of two- and five-years-old who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). CASTLE can help with a variety of challenges faced by children diagnosed with ASD including developing complex language and social skills (e.g., ...
May 9, 2019
Thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County. Centerstone in Madison, Indiana recently received five Mobile Play Therapy Kits and a customized Therapeutic Resource Library for its Child and Family Services Department. Play therapy is an evidence-based treatment for children and youth. For the past few years, Centerstone has been working diligently ...
November 23, 2018
April 26, 2019
Centerstone’s Regional COO in Indiana, Robb Backmeyer, recently served as an expert in a panel discussion about innovative responses to the opioid crisis in the workplace, joined by executives from two international companies and a member of the U.S. Chamber Foundation. The panel was part of the Sharing Solutions program, a national effort by the ...
August 20, 2019
First in Florida to integrate latest in patient safety tools Centerstone has started using new and highly-effective patient safety technology for patients in its care on the Brandon campus. The not-for-profit is the first healthcare organization in Florida to integrate ObservSMART, a proximity-based monitoring system, into its patient care process. The technology promises reliable compliance ...
November 18, 2019
Centerstone will celebrate the opening of the Carterville outpatient office with a ribbon cutting and open house from 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 5, at 403 Municipal Drive, Carterville, Ill. The Marion Illinois Centre Healthcare (ICH) clinic moved to the Carterville location recently. The event is free and open to the public. It ...
October 2, 2018
Centerstone announced it was awarded a $2 million annual grant for two years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to expand and improve community health care in Southern Illinois. “The grant will be used to increase access to and improve the quality of community behavioral health services through the expansion of ...
December 20, 2017
Centerstone Kentucky’s new diversion program, The Living Room, has now opened. Intended to be a safe, calming space for adults in crisis, Centerstone Kentucky hopes to divert up to 90% of people in crisis from jail, the emergency room, or inpatient hospitalization. The Living Room was made possible with the support of The Louisville Metro ...
July 20, 2018
Centerstone has received a 13-month, $200,000 planning grant from the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation (ILCHF) to develop a plan, in collaboration with regional partners, to improve the mental health of children and communities throughout Southern Illinois. As part of the funding, Centerstone will collaborate with nine community partner groups, including Southern Illinois University School of ...
December 3, 2018
Centerstone has just released its fifth superhero-themed comic book for teens. Spark: Rising from the Ashes addresses the crucial topics of depression and suicide prevention among today’s youth. It is available now for distribution through Centerstone prevention specialists serving schools and community centers throughout 58 Tennessee counties. The free comic book can also be read online and reprinted. ...