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Community Support Helps Raise Over $16K for Meridian’s Child Advocacy Center

Muncie, Ind. – Meridian Health Services’ holiday fundraiser to provide Hope and Healing Comfort Kits to children receiving services through Meridian’s Child Advocacy Center raised over $16,000 – far exceeding the initial goal of $10,000. Donations were collected beginning on Giving Tuesday, November 28, and throughout the holiday season online and at Holidays at Gresham, […]

Meridian Health Services to Change Community Outreach Programs in 2024

From Muncie Journal:  MUNCIE, IN – After 14 years Meridian Health Services’ premier charity gala, Rialzo, has come to an end, but not before creating a path to make a broader impact on the communities Meridian serves. “Rialzo has served us well drawing attention to the causes we have supported for so long,” said Seth Warren, President […]

Free dental exams for children available on Feb. 19

From Star Press:  MUNCIE, Ind. – Meridian Health Services is providing free dental exams for children ages 1-14 years on Monday, Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Meridian Dental locations throughout Indiana. The event, “Give Kids a Smile,” is part of a nationwide initiative led by the American Dental Association to provide […]

Meridian Health Services Selects New Vice President of the Northwest Region, Jeffrey Zeh

LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Meridian Health Services has selected Jeffrey Zeh as Vice President of the Northwest Region effective Monday, January 29. In this role, Zeh will oversee Meridian Health Services in Lafayette and River Bend Hospital. Zeh joins Meridian Health Services with 30 years of experience in healthcare administration having worked for health systems including […]

Meridian Women’s Health in Bluffton to Host Open House on January 31

BLUFFTON, Ind. – Meridian Women’s Health in Bluffton will host an open house on Wednesday, January 31  from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Meridian office located at 1026 S. Main Street., Suite 1 in Bluffton. The community is invited to tour the office, receive FREE health screenings, and learn more about the services […]

Suzanne Gresham, pioneer for mental health treatment in Muncie and Indiana has died

From The Star Press MUNCIE, Ind. – Suzanne L. Gresham, 84, a pioneer in the field of mental health and guided Comprehensive Mental Health Services, which later became Meridian Health Services, died Dec. 13. Gresham began her work in the mental health field in Detroit but came to Muncie to where she expanded local services […]

Let’s follow Gen Z who are leading the way on health focus

From Star Press: Every new year brings an opportunity to recharge, restore and reset. We’re back from the holidays. We’ve had time with friends and family. And maybe we’re even thinking about the future. The new year is a great time to reset and refocus, especially on your health. By the way, taking care of […]

A Fond Farewell to a Remarkable Community Leader

Many of these early ventures laid the foundation for several Meridian’s behavioral health programs including: The establishment of a specialized program for the “dually diagnosed” in Delaware County – now referred to as our Connxxions Program serving those with intellectual or developmental disorders and mental health needs throughout the state of Indiana. The creation of […]

Men don’t take preventative health care seriously. It nearly cost one CEO his life

From IndyStar: For the last several years I’ve participated in No Shave November, which is a movement that encourages us all to have conversations about cancer prevention. As you may know, hair loss is a common side effect of cancer treatment. So, I’m more than happy to participate. Go ahead, ask me about my beard. I’ll […]

Survivor Kevin Hines speaks to Richmond community on suicide prevention

From Pal Item: RICHMOND, Ind. — You are not alone. That is the message that suicide survivor Kevin Hines and other panelists shared with 150 community members last week. September marked National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month, and on Wednesday, Sept. 27, Meridian Community Health participated in the conversation with its annual Speaker Series at […]

Free Flu Shots and More at Meridian’s Flu-Lapalooza

MUNCIE, Ind. – Meridian Health Services invites the community to Flu-Lapalooza, a FREE one-day flu shot clinic, on Thursday, October 5 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., or until supplies last, at Meridian locations throughout the state of Indiana. After receiving a flu shot, participants can enjoy Halloween fun including trunk or treat, costumes and […]

Meridian Community Health Speaker Series Featuring Kevin Hines, Golden Gate Bridge Jump Survivor

From Connersville News Examiner – RICHMOND, Ind. – Kevin Hines, who survived jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge in an attempt to take his life, is the featured speaker at the Meridian Community Health Speaker Series. The event, hosted by Meridian Health Services, will be held on Wednesday, September 27 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 […]