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Register now for a FREE Mental Health First aid course!

In observation of Mental Health Awareness Month, Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc., will offer five free Mental Health First Aid training courses to the public in Gainesville (4) and Lake City(1). Similar to First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for medical emergencies, Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) trains participants to identify and respond through a five-step […]

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Meridian to offer FREE Mental Health First Aid- May 2016

During the month of May 2016 Meridian will be offering a total of five free Mental Health First Aid Training courses to the public. In order to participate in the free certification training you will need to register for the desired course via the link below. Space is limited to the first 20 participants so make sure to sign up […]

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Looking for help?

Suicide and suicidal thoughts are common especially among teens. Not all suicides are linked to depression. Numerous forms of mental illness, substance use disorders and many other health conditions can increase the risk. In fact, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24. Only half of all Americans experiencing an episode of major […]

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Primary Healthcare Clinic- NOW OPEN!

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Inc., has officially opened its doors at their new Primary Healthcare Clinic. Over the past few years Meridian has been working hard to offer clients a holistic approach to their healthcare. With the completion of the renovation to the old Human Resources space, the New Primary Healthcare Clinic has taken shape and […]

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New Senior Vice President of Performance Management

Meridian is excited to announce the appointment of our New Senior Vice President of Performance Management, Mindy Chambers, LMHC. Mindy joined Meridian in 2014 as the Vice President of Risk Management and Program Development. During this time Mindy made great strides and improvements at Meridian, including being an integral part of the preparation for our […]

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New Vice President for Acute Care Services- Geoffrey Ammerman

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare would like to welcome Geoffrey Ammerman as the new Vice President for Acute Care Services. Hailing from Northern Minnesota where he served as the Clinical Director for KidsPeace Mesabi Academy, a 108 bed treatment center for adolescent youth licensed by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, Geoff joins Meridian with a wealth of […]

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Hippodrome Community Partner Night – 1.24.2016

On Sunday, January 24th, Meridian will partner with the Hippodrome for their community partner nights for the performance of Collected Stories! The Hipp will be offering a discounted ticket price of $25 to anyone who mentions they are there to support Meridian and bring a donation of toiletries that evening. For every discounted ticket sold, […]

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Wellness Report- December 2015

Click here to view the December 2015 Wellness Report: Wellness Report_Dec2015                      

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Meridian Awarded 1.2 Million Dollar Federal Grant for Offender Reentry Program.

Gainesville, Fla. (September 2015) – Meridian Behavioral Healthcare has been awarded a $1,200,000 Offender Reentry Program (ORP) grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (HHS/SAMHSA). “We are honored to be receiving this grant, the impact for incarcerated individuals suffering from mental illnesses and substance abuse […]

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Meridian Awarded Navigator Grant!

Meridian has been awarded a US Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (HHS/CMS) Cooperative Agreement to operate as an Exchange (Marketplace) Navigator. This new grant will provide funding to assist and educate our consumers and community on qualified health plans available on the Marketplace, as well as other available […]

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