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Transitional Jobs program receives $10,000 CDBG grant

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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MHFA Training Set for July 12

This training has been cancelled. To register for an upcoming session, contact Yahaira Waters at the phone and email listed below. Meridian is now registering participants in Mental Health First Aid for Adults to be held Tuesday, July 12, at the Gainesville Police Department, located at 545 NW 8th Avenue. This eight-hour training will run […]

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Corneilson named new CFO

Meridian appoints John Corneilson new Chief Financial Officer Meridian Behavioral Healthcare is happy to announce the promotion of John Corneilson to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Corneilson joined Meridian in 2014 as Vice President of Finance and Accounting / Comptroller. Prior to joining Meridian, Corneilson served as Director at Luther Springs Camp and Retreat […]

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New VP Marketing, Communications & Advancement appointed

Meridian appoints Laurie Michaelson, MAdv., VP of Marketing, Communications & Advancement Meridian is proud to announce the appointment of the organization’s new Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Advancement, Laurie Michaelson, in April. Prior to the appointment, Michaelson served as Meridian’s Director of Marketing Communications since 2014. In her new role, Michaelson will oversee marketing, […]

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Superhero-themed Summer Camp for Kids

It is officially summer and at Meridian that means SUMMER CAMP!! Last Monday Meridian kicked off a superhero-themed day camp for children entering first through fifth grades experiencing trouble focusing due to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiant disorder and disruptive behavior disorder. This eight-week program, dubbed the Super Flexible Thinker Training Camp, features group and individual treatment designed […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month Review

Throughout May’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and Meridian Behavioral Healthcare trained allies through Mental Health First Aid courses, raised thousands of dollars in The Amazing Give and engaged members of the community at our recovery art exhibit and open house. Nearly 44 million adults in America, about 1 in 5, experience mental illness in a […]

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Open House Appreciation

Thanks, again, to all who attended last week’s Recovery Art exhibit and Open House. We were thrilled to open the doors to Meridian’s new administration building to our supporters, and glad you joined us in the celebration. And, a special thanks to the artists from AnARTists and Gainesville Opportunity Center for exhibiting their work and […]

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Meridian Open House 5.19.2016

Meridian is excited to open our doors to the community at this Thursday’s Recovery Art Exhibit and Open House. Thursday’s event features two full galleries of art created by local artist of the An Artist Organization, featuring recovery-themed art. Meridian’s Doors to the New Administration building will open to the public at 5:15 and the event […]

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The Amazing Give- 2016

As I’m sure many of you have seen on our Facebook, yesterday was The Amazing Give. Thanks to your enthusiasm and energy, we raised a total of $4,140 in only 24 hours. For those of you who may not know, The Amazing Give is a 24-hour online event hosted by The Community Foundation of North […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month -May 2016

May is Mental Health Month. Nearly 44 million adults in America, about 1 in 5, experience mental illness in a given year. Of those, 10 million live with a serious mental illness In observance of Mental Health Month, organizations and individuals across the nation are raising awareness, educating communities and fighting stigma surrounding mental health […]

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