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Medical & Mental Health Resources

medical mental health

Meriden Department of Health & Human Services

165 Miller Street, Meriden, CT 06450


Phone: (203) 630-4226

The mission of the MDHHS is to promote health, prevent disease, and prolong life through outreach, collaboration, education, program offerings, and community involvement.

We are open 8:00am – 4:30pm.  Specific program office hours may vary.


To report a notifiable/reportable health condition please call (203) 630-4234

Community Health Center

65 Miller St, Meriden, CT 06450




Phone: (203) 639-3500

Established in 1991, the Community Health Center of Meriden serves residents of the city of Meriden, as well as the surrounding communities of Wallingford, Cheshire, and Southington. The CHC of Meriden serves as the hub for many CHC services, including its behavioral health services in all city schools, mobile dentistry programs, and healthcare for the homeless services in the city’s homeless and domestic violence shelters.


MidState Medical Center

Main Entrance
435 Lewis Avenue Meriden, CT 06451




Phone: (203) 694-8200

MidState Medical Center, a 156-bed acute-care hospital, has been serving the communities of central Connecticut since 1998. The only hospital in the state to offer all private rooms, MidState has a long-standing reputation for high quality care and high patient satisfaction.

MidState offers a complete range of services including general and minimally invasive surgery, emergency medicine and urgent care, weight management, and state-of-the-art care dedicated to oncology, wound care and hyperbaric medicine , family birthing and maternal fetal medicine, sleep care, digestive health, pain management, neurosciences and cardiac care.



883 Paddock Avenue Meriden, CT 06450

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Phone: (877) 577-3233

For Adults (age 18 and older)
Rushford at Meriden offers clinical services for those needing behavioral health and addiction recovery care in an outpatient setting. Rushford is the local mental health authority for Meriden and Wallingford, as designated by the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, providing crisis intervention to those towns.

For Teens (age 13-17)
Rushford at Meriden provides a five-day- a-week after school outpatient program. It is open to male and female teens with mental health or substance use problems. The focus of the program is to develop coping and stress management skills in order to promote stabilization and decrease in symptoms.

All teen services are based in the Seven Challenges® program, a proven approach that addresses teens’ mental health and substance use issues.

Rushford’s Medication Assisted Treatment Close to Home (MATCH) is available in our Meriden location to anyone age 16 or older. This program combines group therapy for those addicted to prescription painkillers or heroin with buprenorphine (Suboxone®), a prescription medication to help achieve and maintain recovery.

Rushford at Meriden also provides outpatient mental health and addiction services in Spanish through its Latino Services program.