Ribbon Cutting – Primary Clinic at Meridian

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Primary Healthcare Clinic Ribbon Cutting.

Meridian and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating the grand opening of the new Primary Healthcare Clinic at Meridian with a ribbon cutting.

The Primary Healthcare Clinic will be one of the first of its kind in the state and will provide primary health care to eligible Meridian clients. This new clinic will provide those with severe mental illness and addiction disorders the ability to receive integrated mental health and primary health care in a setting that understands their unique needs and ensures coordination of all health requirements. Not only will this result in the patient’s individual health improving it will also improve the overall health of our community.

Meridian stakeholders and members of the community are invited to attend the ribbon cutting and celebrate this monumental move towards integrated care for our community.

When: Friday March 18th, at 3:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. The program will begin promptly at 3:30pm.


Where: Primary Healthcare Clinic at Meridian

            4300 SW 13th St

            Gainesville, Fl 32608


Note to the Media: All media will be given the opportunity to tour the Primary Healthcare Clinic and interview key stakeholders such as President and CEO Maggie Labarta at this event.

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is a comprehensive community behavioral healthcare organization located in North Central Florida. With services available throughout the region, Meridian maintains offices in these ten counties: Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee, and Union. Meridian is CARF accredited and licensed by the Florida Department of Children and Families. Its mission is to promote the health, recovery, and well-being of those affected by mental illness and substance use disorders through prevention, coordinated treatment, and supportive services and is based on the vision that hope, recovery, and wellness are within everyone’s reach. For more information, visit http://mbhci.org/.




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