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Assessment Is the First Step to Help with Addiction

Overview Before treatment can begin, an assessment will be conducted with you and/or your loved one at Meridian HealthCare’s Assessment Department by a Master’s-level licensed counselor. The Assessment is a vital part of beginning treatment and ensures admission to the appropriate program. Our welcoming Assessment staff will greet you as …

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Meridian Receives Donation from Trustmark Insurance

Meridian HealthCare recently received a generous donation of $3,000 from The Trustmark Foundation.   The Trustmark Foundation is part of Trustmark Insurance, which focuses on helping people increase well-being through better health and greater financial security. Trustmark has a local office in the Mahoning Valley, located in Boardman, OH. Each year, Trustmark pledges a …

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Why we need to focus on Prevention, and how you can help

Meridian HealthCare offers a full range of addiction treatment services. But as Meridian CEO Larry Moliterno says, they are also taking the lead in our community in Prevention efforts, to stop addiction before it starts. There are steps families can also take to help in this effort. …

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The Face of Addiction…and the Faces of Recovery

by Larry Moliterno When I ask people what they think the “Face of Addiction” looks like, I typically get the same answers. They tend to think of a down-and-out man or woman living under a bridge, or walking the streets aimlessly looking for their next fix. They may think of …

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Meridian’s CEO Participates in Trivisonno Show Townhall on Heroin

Meridian’s President/CEO, Larry Moliterno had the opportunity to participate in WTAM1100’s Mike Trivisonno Show – Townhall on Heroin with Attorney General Mike DeWine. The Triv Show and Ohio AG Mike Dewine selected a distinguished panel of experts to discuss ways to combat the heroin epidemic. The event was divided into three segments, including a law …

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Crossroads Comedy Rivalry Crushes It!

More than $18,000 was raised at the Crossroads Comedy Rivalry on October 20 to help fund Addiction Prevention, Education and Treatment/Recovery at Meridian HealthCare. And this event really put the “FUN” in fundraising. No doubt about it, it was a hilarious and successful evening. …

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YSU’s Jambar “Clash of Comedy: Cleveland Versus Pittsburgh” highlights Meridian’s Comedy Fundraiser

A Jambar story entitled “Clash of Comedy: Cleveland Versus Pittsburgh” highlights Meridian’s Comedy Show Fundraiser in October. Clash of Comedy: Cleveland Versus Pittsburgh …

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Vindicator “Comedians from rival cities will share stage” features Meridian’s upcoming fundraiser

A Vindicator story entitled “Comedians from rival cities will share stage” features Meridian’s upcoming fundraiser, which will raise money for prevention and recovery in the Valley. Comedians from rival cities will share stage …

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Protecting Our Children from Addiction – Part 3

by Larry Moliterno The last few months we’ve been discussing why, as a community, we don’t protect our children from addiction like we protect them from car accidents, sunburn, and other diseases/safety hazards. But how do we start to do this? We first have to remember that this is not …

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Protecting Our Children from Addiction – Part 2

by Larry Moliterno We know that we’re struggling with addiction in our community at epidemic levels. But is it possible to prevent addiction before it happens? Last month, I discussed all the safety precautions we routinely put in place to keep our children safe; yet we seem to lack in …

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