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Addicted Brain, Addicted Body #1 – The history of opiate addiction

As part of Meridian’s Addicted Brain, Addicted Body video series, Dr. Daniel Brown, Addiction Medicine Specialist and Chief Medical Officer of Meridian HealthCare, outlines the history of opiate addiction that led up to the crisis we face today.     See the complete series of Addicted Brain, Addicted Body videos …

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Success in Recovery: Joan’s story

Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare, relates the story of Joan, a woman with children who faced serious addiction problems but who was helped by Meridian HealthCare treatment programs. …

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Success in Recovery: Joe’s story

Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare, relates the story of Joe, a high school senior who turned his life around thanks to Meridian treatment programs. …

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Success in Recovery: Treatment tailored to individual needs

Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare, explains that every person who may seek treatment at Meridian has a different story and different set of circumstances. Meridian has many programs designed to address these needs. …

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Success in Recovery: What happens when I seek help?

Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare, describes what happens when a person with an addiction problem turns to Meridian for help, including the assessment process. …

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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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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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