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Coping with Loss – A Response to the Las Vegas Tragedy

Posted on October 11, 2017 by


Loss – “The state or feeling of grief when deprived of someone or something of value”.  This is how our English dictionary defines loss.  We each have our own definition of what loss means to us, but especially after the tragedy that our nation experienced in Las Vegas last week, this loss resounded throughout the […]

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Meridian Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in Baker County

Posted on October 4, 2017 by


­­Meridian is eager to share that in collaboration with the Baker County Chamber of Commerce, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, September 29th as the doors of the brand-new facility in Macclenny, FL were opened. The ceremony included a few remarks from CEO, Dr. Maggie Labarta and Program Manager, Tracie Sides; cutting of […]

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Meridian Celebrates National Recovery Month

Posted on October 2, 2017 by


This September Meridian celebrated National Recovery Month with multiple exciting events and activities. National Recovery Month is an annual observance held each September in an effort to educate Americans on the importance of providing substance use treatment and mental health services to those in need. Recovery Wall To kick the month off, a team of […]

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2017 Steps to Wellness Luncheon- Update

Posted on September 22, 2017 by


­­ Meridian  is pleased to announce we raised $51,140, Thursday September 7th at the Second Annual Steps to Wellness Luncheon. This event launched a $750,000 fundraising campaign to expand the residential accommodations within the Mother’s Intensive Supportive Treatment Program (MIST). MIST is currently a 10-bed, multi-faceted treatment program for substance-using pregnant and postpartum women housed […]

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Closure Update 9.13.17

Posted on September 13, 2017 by


UPDATE: As of tomorrow September 14th the following locations will be open for normal operating hours: Gainesville, Lake City, Jasper, Bronson, Lake Butler, MacClenny and Starke Trenton and Live Oak will remain closed until further notice.      

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Closure Update: 9.12.17

Posted on September 12, 2017 by


UPDATE: At this time we will be reopening the Gainesville, Lake City, Jasper, Bronson, Lake Butler and Macclenny locations tomorrow, September 13th with normal operating hours. The following locations will remain closed until further notice: Starke, Trenton, Live Oak, Cross City and Trenton. Meridian’s 24/7 crisis line (accessible at 352-374-5600) remains open during this time. Please […]

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Closure Update: 9.11.17

Posted on September 11, 2017 by


UPDATE: Meridian will remain closed on Tuesday September 12th with the exception of Medication Assistance in Gainesville and Lake City. Closures include all Outpatient (with the exception of Medication Assistance), Case Management, Prevention and Support Services. Medication Assistance will be open from 6:30am- 10:30am on Tuesday September 12th. Our Residential and Crisis services will remain […]

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Steps to Wellness Success

Posted on September 8, 2017 by


­­­­Meridian is excited to share that with the help of our supporters and community we raised $51,140, Thursday September 7th at the Second Annual Steps to Wellness Luncheon. This event launched a $750,000 fundraising campaign to expand the residential accommodations within the Mother’s Intensive Supportive Treatment Program (MIST). MIST Expansion Project from Meridian Behavioral Healthcare […]

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Hurricane Irma Hours Update

Posted on September 7, 2017 by


In consideration of our clients and employee’s safety, as Hurricane Irma approaches, Meridian has decided to cease our normal operations at noon on Saturday, September 9th and remain closed through Monday, September 11th. Closures include all outpatient, case management, prevention and support services. Our residential and crisis services will remain open but will be operating […]

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HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS

Posted on September 6, 2017 by


With Hurricane season upon us, the staff at Meridian have prepared this document to make certain you and your family have the tools necessary to remain as safe as possible during hurricane season, June 1st through November 30th.   By preparing early, you’ll avoid the stress of crowded and sold out grocery stores along with other […]

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