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Centerstone receives three more years of accreditation

CARF International announced that Centerstone has been accredited for a period of three years for its programs. Centerstone and its legacy organizations have received accreditation for over 25 years.

“Being CARF accredited assures that Centerstone meets the highest quality standards for our programs and our facilities,” says Janette Heath, vice president of clinical excellence at Centerstone. “It means we are committed to quality care and are actively seeking feedback to continue to improve upon our services and enhance our treatment outcomes.”

This accreditation decision represents the highest level of accreditation that can be given to an organization and shows the organization’s substantial conformance to the CARF standards. An organization receiving a Three-Year Accreditation has put itself through a rigorous peer review process. It has demonstrated to a team of surveyors during an on-site visit its commitment to offering programs and services that are measurable, accountable, and of the highest quality.

CARF Accredited programs include: Outpatient Treatment: Opioid Treatment Programs (Adults) in Alton and Marion, Assertive Community Treatment: Mental Health (Adults), Assessment and Referral: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults), Assessment and Referral: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents), Community Housing: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults), Community Housing: Mental Health (Adults), Community Integration: Mental Health (Adults), Crisis Intervention: Mental Health (Adults), Crisis Intervention: Mental Health (Children and Adolescents), Health Home: Comprehensive Care (Adults), Intensive Outpatient Treatment: Alcohol and Other Drugs/Addictions (Adults), Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Adults), Outpatient Treatment: Integrated: AOD/MH (Children and Adolescents).

CARF is an independent, nonprofit accrediting body whose mission is to promote the quality, value, and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process and continuous improvement services that center on enhancing the lives of the persons served. Founded in 1966 as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and now known as CARF International, the accrediting body establishes consumer-focused standards to help organizations measure and improve the quality of their programs and services. For more information about the accreditation process, please visit the CARF website at

For more information about Centerstone services and programs please visit or call1-877-HOPE123 (1-877-467-3123).


About Centerstone

Centerstone is a not-for-profit health system providing mental health and substance use disorder treatments. Services are available nationally through the operation of outpatient clinics, residential programs, the use of telehealth and an inpatient hospital. Centerstone also features specialized programs for the military community, therapeutic foster care, children’s services and employee assistance programs. Centerstone’s Research Institute provides guidance through research and technology, leveraging the best practices for use in all our communities. Centerstone’s Foundation secures philanthropic resources to support the work and mission of delivering care that changes people’s lives.

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