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Florida

Florida Department of Labor Grant for Trainings and New Hires

The opioid crisis affects millions of Americans and continues to take a huge toll. Thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Department of Labor, recovery is becoming more of an option. Centerstone will offer temp jobs and hire LPNs who’ve completed school thanks to the grant. Doing so will help others who’ve been impacted by addiction ...

Addiction

Centerstone Advocates for CCBHCs, Meets with Senate Leader McConnell

Recently, Centerstone staff members joined the National Council for Behavioral Health in Washington, D.C. to advocate for The Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act (S. 824/ H.R. 1767). The Excellence Act would bring Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) to 11 new states and add two more years for the eight states ...

Florida

Art Emboldens Sexual Assault Survivors

Centerstone Resource and Recovery Center’s Sexual Assault and Trauma Services held a Sexual Assault Awareness Day Rally on April 4 at its 6th Avenue West location in Bradenton, Fla. While the event was a success, the statistics surrounding sexual assault remain staggering. According to the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, one in five women will ...

Addiction

New Transitional Housing Initiative Launched

Over one year ago, in response to the opioid crisis, Centerstone opened its first Centerstone Recovery Center (CRC) in Lexington, Scott County, Indiana. The Scott County CRC is a 30-day inpatient addiction treatment program for women seeking recovery. Through this program, we’ve had the privilege of joining with over 300 women to change the course ...

Addiction

Mental Health Access Improvement Act

Following a rough-and-tumble start to the 116th Congress, policies that could positively impact Centerstone are once again being introduced. Congress passed sweeping opioid legislation entitled the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act last year, but omitted a couple of our priorities from the final law. Background Recently, the U.S. House and U.S. Senate both reintroduced ...

Recovery

Recovery Is An Option

With nearly 100 deaths a day stemming from opioid use, drug overdoses are the leading cause of death of Americans – beating car crashes, gun accidents and HIV infection. According to STAT, opioids could kill nearly half a million Americans over the next decade, and if that prediction proves accurate, the death toll over the ...