Archive | November, 2012

CRI’s Doub Presents at IBM’s IOD Conference

On October 21-25, IBM hosted Information on Demand, a global information management conference. The event brought together leading information technology experts to discuss how organizations are effectively increasing ROI and address the future of information management. Each year, IBM awards a customer who has attained a demonstrable ROI from Business Analytics deployment that optimizes its business. CRI was honored to be the recipient of this year’s ROI Achievement Award. The award was accepted by CRI Read more…

Healing Through Art

Art has long been used as a valuable element in therapy and recovery. Several Centerstone programs, including those taking place at the Centerstone Weinland Clubhouse in Columbus, Indiana, incorporate art as part of the healing and recovery process for clients. The original art featured on this web site (notably in the home page header and also featured below) was created by current or former clients of Centerstone programs in both Indiana and Tennessee. These images Read more…

The Power of Story

Centerstone released two new videos recently that feature the stories of real Centerstone clients. “Sharing these stories is part of what we do,” says Jan Goodson, VP of Research Communications for CRI. “These are real people, real struggles… and they have real hope and a real future now thanks in part to Centerstone’s clinical research services.” Centerstone programs like those featured in these videos are funded through grants and individual donors. If you would like Read more…

Personalized Medicine for Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol problems are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Over 18 million Americans currently struggle with alcohol abuse, and in addition to the personal and family tragedies that result from alcoholism, the economic impact is over $200 billion per year. This far exceeds the costs associated with other illnesses, such as cancer ($107 billion) and heart disease ($96 billion). Unfortunately, few people struggling with alcohol addiction disorder seek treatment. This is Read more…