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Meridian to Utilize Web-Based Program to Provide More Accessible Mental Healthcare

Posted on July 2, 2018 by

Meridian will now offer services through TAO Connect; a digital health company aiming to make mental health therapy more accessible, efficient, and effective. Meridian clients are given access to TAO Connect’s suite of web-based mental health tools and self-help capabilities. These tools will be used in conjunction with clients’ in-person therapy visits at Meridian. “TAO […]

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Meridian Awarded Planning Grant Designed to Decriminalize Mental Illness and Addiction in Levy County

Posted on July 2, 2018 by

Meridian is thrilled to announce that we have been awarded a $100,000 grant to identify and improve jail diversion strategies for individuals with mental health and/or substance use disorders in Levy County. The Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant (CJMHSAG) is the only planning grant awarded in the state for 2018 and […]

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Meridian Partners with Gainesville Police Department for Co-Responder Program

Posted on May 1, 2018 by

Meridian is thrilled to announce we have partnered with the Gainesville Police Department (GPD) to implement a Co-Responder program in effort to enhance the community’s holistic response to mental health crisis. The program will consist of a team of one GPD officer and one Meridian mental health clinician; who will partner to work a flexible, […]

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Talking to Your Child About a Tragedy

Posted on February 16, 2018 by

As parents, our main goal is to protect our children from hurt or tragedy. Unfortunately, this is often unavoidable. When our children enter the school system, we often feel as parents, we no longer have the same capacity to protect them as when they are under our supervision. Here are some tips on comforting your […]

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Meridian to Host Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Training

Posted on February 14, 2018 by

Registration is now open for a FREE Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training to be held in Meridian’s community room on March 16, 2018 from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. MHFA trains individuals to recognize risk factors and warning signs of mental health and addiction issues, helping to minimize the impact on employees in the […]

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2018 Kickball Tournament Benefiting MIST

Posted on February 5, 2018 by

Meridian is thrilled to announce registration for the 4th Annual Kickball Tournament is now open! The event will take place March 24th, 2018 starting at 9AM at the Diamond Sports Complex in Newberry. This year, proceeds from the event will benefit Meridian and the Mother’s Intensive Supportive Treatment (MIST) residential program which assists pregnant women, […]

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The Lodge Ribbon Cutting- Update

Posted on January 17, 2018 by

Meridian held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, January 12th in celebration of the completion of the Lodge at Meridian. The ceremony included remarks from Chief Clinical Officer, Richard Anderson; Director of Development and Communications, David Rountree and Board of Directors Chairperson, Sinoma Brown; cutting of the ribbon; and closed with tours of the renovated […]

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The Lodge Ribbon Cutting January 12th, 2018

Posted on December 14, 2017 by

Meridian is pleased to share we have completed all renovations to The Lodge and will be holding a Ribbon Cutting on Friday, January 12th, 2018. In September 2016, Meridian kicked off a $221,000 campaign to complete the renovation of 13 rooms at The Lodge. The Lodge provides temporary housing and a place to rest safely […]

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Meridian to Hold a Trauma Informed Care Training

Posted on December 12, 2017 by

Meridian will be holding a Trauma Informed Care training, How Being Trauma-Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses, January 9th, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Thomas Coward Auditorium at the Alachua County Health Department. This highly interactive training is specifically tailored to Forensic professionals including, but not limited to, Criminal Justice Professionals, […]

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Meridian Celebrates Successful #GivingTuesday

Posted on November 29, 2017 by

We are thrilled to announce Meridian received a grand total of $2,600 in donations on #GivingTuesday! #GivingTuesday is a day of global fundraising that takes place each year on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving! Non-profits from around the world raise funds to further their programs, services, and facilities. Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. participates each year and […]

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