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#ThePowerOfMay – Part 4

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the fourth in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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I MAY Benefit from Treatment #ThePowerOfMay – Part 3

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the third in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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#ThePowerOfMay – Part 2

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the second in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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#ThePowerOfMay – Part 1

May is #MentalHealthAwarenessMonth, and we’d like to welcome you to the first in a four-part series of posts we’re calling #ThePowerOfMay, which we’ll be presenting every #WellnessWednesday in…what else…May!

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Meridian’s CEO Retiring After 36 Years of Service

Longtime executive, at the largest comprehensive provider of mental health and substance use disorder treatment services in North Central Florida, will step down after 36 years.

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Levy County Adopts Resolution to Reduce Number of Inmates with Mental Illness(es)

Affiliation with The Stepping Up Initiative will Strengthen Existing Efforts Fact: An estimated 2M people with a mental illness are imprisoned each year, nationally. Gainesville, Fla. – On February 5, 2019, the Levy County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) adopted a resolution, which was established by the national Stepping Up Initiative, in order to support […]

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Coping with Aftershocks of Tragedy

Meridian’s Director of Children’s Outpatient Services offers perspective on recent suicides by Parkland survivors as reported in an NPR broadcast.

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Developing Case Rates? Better Find Your ‘Single Source Of Truth’

Knowing how to develop bundled payments and case rates is an executive team skill set that will become more important as value-based reimbursement models mature. While the majority of VBR contracts remain in fee-for-service models with a bonus or penalty, the use of case rate reimbursement is on the rise, and this brings a new […]

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April to November 2018 Results of GPD / Meridian Co-Responder Team

In April of 2018, the Gainesville Police Department and Meridian Behavior Healthcare Inc. teamed up to form the city’s first mental health co-responder team. The team is made up of a full time police officer, Shelly Postle, and a mental health clinician, Makenzie Boyer, who respond to calls for service suspected of having an involvement […]

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Meridian to Form Mobile Response Teams

Program Designed to Serve Children, Adolescents, and Young Adults Fact: Meridian’s Four Teams will Cover 11 Counties and a Population Totaling ~280K             In partnership with law enforcement, local school districts, Alachua County Crisis Center, and other key stakeholders, Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. will form four quality-staffed Mobile Response Teams (MRTs) within Meridian’s established 11-county […]

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