Author: Joy Riddle


Meridian Now Offering On-Demand Care 24/7 Through Meridian Care Connection

This increased availability has been crucial during the COVID-19 pandemic and services can now be accessed not only in-person, but, virtually via Telehealth For Immediate Release | March 16, 2021 For Information Contact: Joy Riddle * Joy_Riddle@mbhci.org * 352-262-2103 Gainesville, Fla. – Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. is continuing to enhance access to much-needed services to …

RECOGNIZING LIFESTREAM BEHAVIORAL CENTER’S FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 29, 2021 On March 23, 2021, Congressman Daniel Webster recognized LifeStream Behavioral Center’s fifty years of service in the US House of Representatives as a matter of Congressional Record during the proceedings and debates of the 117th Congress. Congressman Webster recognized LifeStream’s 50th Anniversary and their commitment to “Bringing Hope to …

Help is available, coping with mental health during the pandemic

by Taniqua PennixThursday, March 18th 2021 Gainesville, Fla — According to the CDC nearly 40% of US adults reported struggling with mental health or substance abuse during the pandemic. Gainesville resident, Philip Floor, said like many people, he spent the last year isolated and feeling lonely. “In the beginning parts of the pandemic, it was …

Meridian Behavioral Healthcare Annual Report Reveals Sharp Rise In Telehealth Treatment

WUFT By Walter Harwood December 2, 2020 Health and Science The COVID-19 pandemic upended mental health and substance abuse treatment programs across the country. In Gainesville, a new report from Meridian Behavioral Healthcare details how treatment via telehealth massively increased in popularity during the first half of 2020. Meridian provides services to North Central Florida …

Meridian using telehealth services to reach pandemic clients

by Landon Harrar, CBS4 Wednesday, December 2nd 2020 Click here to view the original on air broadcast Meridian Behavioral services have had to change with the times like so many others in 2020. Here’s what they’ve done to keep serving North Central Florida clients and how it’s actually helped them serve more than before. In …

LifeStream News

November 18, 2020 Mike Wright, Staff Writer: Citurs County Chronicle Proposed Baker Act Facility gets OK, but animal shelter gets cold shoulder Good news for backers of a Baker Act facility in Citrus County.Not so good news for backers of a new animal shelter.County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously backed a conceptual plan to provide up …

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