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Suicide Among Teens

Posted on May 4, 2017 by


Mental Health illnesses affect more than a quarter of the US population, yet two-thirds go without treatment. Specifically related to this, suicide is currently the 2nd leading cause of death for our youth ages 10 to 24. More teenagers die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung […]

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Mental Health First Aid – May 2017

Posted on April 26, 2017 by


In observation of Mental Health Awareness Month, Meridian has set dates to offer four Mental Health First Aid (MFHA) courses, free of charge, to the community. Course sessions will last from 8:30 am- 5:00 pm with a one-hour break for lunch. All attendees must attend the entire course in order to obtain Mental Health First […]

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Mental Health First Aid Drive

Posted on April 10, 2017 by


Sponsor Community Mental Health First Aid Training By sponsoring Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), you can partner with Meridian to train non-practitioners how to recognize and respond to mental health crisis. Now through May, we are hosting a fundraising drive with the goal of offering 20 MHFA training courses free of charge to the community. […]

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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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