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Meridian and The 2017 Amazing Give!

Posted on March 9, 2017 by


We are excited to announce that Meridian will be partaking in The Amazing Give for a 2nd year in a row. The Amazing Give is a 24 hour day of giving here in our community where non-profits from around the area come together and raise as much money as they can. The event runs from 6PM on March […]

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The Lodge at Meridian – Development update!

Posted on January 30, 2017 by


In September 2016, Meridian hosted the inaugural Steps to Wellness Luncheon at the Sweetwater Branch Inn. At this event we introduced Amber’s story and the importance’s of The Lodge in providing Meridian clients a safe place to stay during recovery, kicking off our campaign to complete the renovations of the remaining 13 unfinished rooms at The Lodge. This event alone […]

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Carali McLean Joins Meridian’s Executive Management Team

Posted on January 27, 2017 by


Meridian is excited to welcome Carali McLean as Senior Vice President of Clinical Programs and Business Development. Carali joins us with more than 25 years’ experience in community mental health care and administration. Before joining Meridian in November, Carali served as Vice President of Continuous Quality Improvement with Gracepoint Management and as Chief Administrative Officer with […]

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Meridian Navigators Available – Open Enrollment 2017

Posted on December 20, 2016 by


Meridian Navigators are available to the general public to answer questions, assist with applications and complete enrollment in a 2017 healthcare insurance plan. Coverage for 2016 Marketplace plans ends December 31, 2016. Open enrollment for a 2017 plan is available through January 31, 2017. Meet with a Meridian Navigator to enroll now to minimize gaps […]

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Leah Vail promoted to VP of Forensic Services

Posted on December 19, 2016 by


Meridian is excited to announce the promotion of Leah Vail to Vice President of Forensic Services. With 18 years’ experience in mental health and criminal justice, Leah’s career includes a dedication to decriminalizing mental illness locally, state-wid e and nationally. She joined Meridian in 2005 as a forensics specialist, and was promoted to Forensic Program Director […]

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Employee and Community Awards 2016

Posted on December 19, 2016 by


Meridian honored employees and supervisors demonstrating outstanding customer service and commitment to support of our mission at the 2016 Annual Board of Directors meeting last week. Congratulations to our winners and thank you for an exemplary year of service to our clients! Employee & Supervisor of the Year Award Employees and supervisors who demonstrate outstanding […]

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Hurricane Matthew – Update

Posted on October 6, 2016 by


Out of an abundance of caution and concern for safety, Meridian will be cancelling all outpatient services and will be closing all our outpatient and administrative offices on Friday October 6th, 2016. Our crisis and residential service will remain open; Emergency Screening, CSU, Detox, Residential, PHP, group homes and transitional living will remain operational. Meridian’s […]

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Steps To Wellness – Recovery Month

Posted on August 29, 2016 by


September is National Recovery Month. For the past 27 years, September has been a celebration of achievements of the millions of Americans who are in recovery from mental and substance use disorders. At Meridian, we’re kicking off our involvement in Recovery Month by hosting the Steps To Wellness- First Annual Luncheon, today at 11:30 a.m. […]

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Morelle Sinclair promoted to VP Finance and Accounting/Comptroller

Posted on July 18, 2016 by


Meridian is proud to announce the promotion of Morelle Sinclair to the position of Vice President of Finance and Accounting / Comptroller. Morelle joined our team in February as a Housing and Urban Development (HUD) accountant. Prior to her employment at Meridian, Sinclair worked as an accounting clerk at Blocker’s Furniture and Carpet in Ocala. […]

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Transitional Jobs program receives $10,000 CDBG grant

Posted on July 18, 2016 by


Meridian is excited to announce the award of $10,000 for our Transitional Jobs Program! Funding was provided by the Community Urban Development Block Grant (CDBG), a program run by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. This grant provides resources to organizations that address pressing needs in their communities. At the July 12 County Commission […]

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