Welcome to Veridian Behavioral Health

Welcome to Veridian Behavioral Health, a multi-disciplinary center offering dedicated quality mental health care. Veridian is part of the behavioral health department of Salina Regional Health Center.

As part of SRHC, we offer a full continuum of care for Central Kansas.

Many of Veridian's services are geared toward individuals and families who are struggling with common life problems such as depression, anxiety, marital problems, parent-child conflicts or grief and loss. Our services are provided in a convenient and comfortable, private office setting.

Veridian psychiatrists provide direct care in an office setting while actively serving in various settings, such as intensive outpatient care, inpatient care in Salina Regional Health Center and in nursing homes.

Veridian psychologists provide a range of testing that assists in the delivery of care for all our clientele. We also have a wide range of experienced psychotherapists licensed at the highest clinical levels within their professions as marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers.

Binge Drinking Dangers for Young People

For millions of young adults in this country, the weekend will pass in an alcoholic blur. They'll toss down drink after drink as fast as they can, throw up, pass out, revive themselves, then reach for more booze.
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What is Seasonal Depression?

Is seasonal depression real? What can people do to help to cope with special moments?
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Morning Medical focuses on Veridian services

Learn about the services offered at Veridian Behavioral Health in the Morning Medical.
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Tai Chi: Exercise for Mind and Body

Stroll through a Chinese city early in the morning, and you’re likely to see groups of people exercising in the park. You’ll see them moving through a series of slow, graceful movements. As their bodies flow from one exercise to the next, their minds are focused only on their deep, relaxed breathing. Read More ...


Sports and Music: Both Good for Kids

Participating in a music program provides many of the same benefits as participating in sports. Teamwork, discipline, focus, and fun are just some of them. A music program will also improve your child's thinking skills and physical coordination.Read More ...


Exercise and Eat Smart to Keep the Weight Off

Most dieters committed to losing weight are successful at first, but then the battle is to keep the weight off. A 2012 report from the National Center for Health Statistics shows that in 2009 and 2010, more than one-third of adults and almost 17% of youth were obese. As hard as losing weight can be, keeping it off is even harder. Read More ...

Meet Maria Cheney, LSCSW

Maria's areas of practice are: Oncology Issues, Health & Aging, Grief & Loss Issues, Spiritual Issues, Marriage & Family, Depression, Anxiety, Life Transitions, Women’s Issues, Adjustment Disorders. Maria has experience with Adolescence ages 12 -18. One of the 1st employees to begin the STAY Program at St. Francis Academy in Atchison, KS for Children who ran from home that were sent to State's Custody.

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In Support Groups, You Get (and Give) Help

What if you were diagnosed with cancer? What if your spouse died and you suddenly found yourself a single parent? What if you were living with an alcoholic and didn't know how to cope? Any of these situations—and a host of others—would leave you feeling alone and in need of an ally.

If you are suffering from depression and anxiety, seek medical help — depression is a disease that needs to be treated. Read more ...