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Steps to Wellness Success ­­­­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 […] Read More
Hurricane Irma Hours Update 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 […] Read More
HURRICANE PREPAREDNESS 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 […] Read More
Meridian Methadone Clinic Featured in Gainesville Sun Nathan Crabbe, Opinion and Engagement Editor for the Gainesville Sun, took the time to tour Meridian’s methadone clinic last week and share his thoughts regarding the need for properly funded drug treatment. “In my tour of Meridian, I saw a small sample of all the good work being done there such as a treatment program […] Read More
Second Annual Steps to Wellness Luncheon Meridian is excited to be hosting the Second Annual Steps to Wellness Luncheon this September 7th, 2017 at the Sweetwater Branch Inn from 11:30am-1:oopm. Last year’s inaugural event sold out in just a few weeks and we have high hopes to do the same this year! If you have not already purchased your tickets, you […] Read More
Meridian to Host Inaugural Race to Recovery 5K Meridian is excited to announce, in observance of National Recovery Month, we will be hosting our inaugural Race to Recovery, 5K on Sunday, September 24th, 2017. 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 […] Read More
Sponsor Community MHFA Training Interested in partnering with Meridian to help combat stigma and educate the community on Mental Health? You can do so by sponsoring training for community members on how to recognize and respond to mental health crises through Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certification. Now thorough April, we are hosting a fundraising drive with the goal of […] Read More
Prime Day- Shop with a Smile! Join Meridian in celebrating Prime Day and shop with a smile! Starting tonight at 9PM, Amazon will be hosting Prime Day which will feature more than 100,000 deals, exclusively for Prime members! This event is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, in which for every item purchased, Amazon donates a portion of […] Read More
Fireworks and PTSD: Things to remember this 4th of July The 4th of July holiday can be a frightening time for veterans suffering from Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD.) The sounds and smells of fireworks can take veterans back to being downrange on the battlefield; when they are actually home, in the United States. Veterans with PTSD may experience nightmares, have negative thoughts about themselves, avoid […] Read More
Who is Meridian? Meridian is honored to be the largest provider of mental health and substance use disorder services in North Central Florida; while operating as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. A 501(c)(3) organization must meet certain requirements, allowing for IRS approval as a tax-exempt, non-profit, charitable organization. Qualifying entities are continuously monitored by the US Department of Treasury. […] Read More

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