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Holiday Triggers for Those in Recovery

While most people enjoy the holidays, we all know how stressful they can be. The demands of our jobs, our families and more can bring physical, mental and emotional anxiety to us all. That’s also true for those in Recovery from an addiction. The holidays can be overwhelming to people …

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Kids Enjoy Meridian’s Annual Breakfast with Santa Event

Hundreds of children newborn–10, who otherwise might not have an opportunity to be part of a positive holiday event, enjoyed some holiday cheer recently thanks to Meridian HealthCare’s annual Breakfast with Santa event. Student volunteers from several area schools who are members of the Meridian-sponsored PANDA Leaders Club collected toys …

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Meridian Winter Sprinter

Meridian Healthcare Presents Winter Sprinter, a 4 Mile Run | 2 Mile Walk at Mill Creek MetroParks Canfield Bike Trail …

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Meridian’s role in battling the opioid crisis recognized in Vindicator editorial

An editorial appearing in the August 25, 2017 edition of the Youngstown Vindicator praised a program developed in partnership with Sheriff Jerry Greene and Meridian HealthCare to address opioid addiction in the Mahoning Valley. The full text of the editorial follows:   Growing opiate epidemic in need of quick response Published: …

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Recovery Road #9 – Will I ever fully recover?

According to Julie Lenyk, Ph.D, Director of Recovery Support Services; and Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare; those in recovery often ask if they can ever hope to live normal lives again. The answer is “Yes.” See the complete Recovery Road video series on this page. …

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Meridian HealthCare Presents at National Conference on Addiction Disorders

Meridian HealthCare’s President and CEO, Larry Moliterno, and Director of Marketing and Development, Renee Amacher, will be presenting at the 2017 National Conference on Addiction Disorders – Navigate Passages to Recovery. Their presentation, Building Leaders From Within,  will focus on professional development. The conference is scheduled for August 16-20th in Baltimore, MD. …

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Recovery Road #8 – The role of 12-step programs

Not all recovery programs incorporate the 12-step method, but many make good use of these programs’ precepts, according to Julie Lenyk, Ph.D, Director of Recovery Support Services; and Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare. See the complete Recovery Road video series on this page. …

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Recovery Road #7 – What Makes Treatment Work?

Julie Lenyk and Meghan Fawcett discuss the reasons behind successful treatment for addiction. See the complete Recovery Road video series on this page. …

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Meridian HealthCare Partners with Two Agencies in Support of a New Facility for the Homeless

Meridian HealthCare, COMPASS Family & Community Services, and Help Network of Northeast Ohio conducted a ribbon-cutting and open house on July 31, 2017 for invited guests and elected officials to showcase a $7 million+ permanent supportive housing project for homeless individuals located on Madison Avenue in Youngstown. The Commons at …

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Recovery Road #6 – Adapting treatment to individual needs

Meridian’s Julie Lenyk and Meghan Fawcett say treatment for addiction can be customized to meet the individual needs of the patient. See the complete Recovery Road video series on this page. …

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