Insights & Updates

PANDA Leaders Club Celebration Will Recognize Participants, Announce Scholarship Award

A celebration of the PANDA Leaders Club in the Mahoning Valley will take place Monday, May 22 at 7:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Boardman. The event will celebrate the successes of PANDA in 2016-2017 and will include recognition of participating schools, funders and donors. In addition, the 2017 …

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Meridian part of a panel discussion at Brownlee Woods on the opioid addiction crisis

Larry Moliterno, president/CEO of Meridian HealthCare, was part of a panel of five experts who examined the opioid addiction crisis and helped educate residents on what is being done to meet this growing problem head-on. The event was sponsored by the Brownlee Woods Neighborhood Association. Joining Moliterno on the panel were: Hon. John M. Durkin, Mahoning …

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Alcohol Addiction Remains a Significant Problem

If someone says “addiction,” what is the next word that comes to your mind? Given the events of the last few years, it’s likely to be something like drug addiction, opioid addiction or heroin addiction. Of course, the severity of the drug addiction problem in the U.S. can never be …

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Addicted Brain, Addicted Body #6 – Professional Satisfaction of Addiction Treatment

As part of the Addicted Brain, Addicted Body video series, Dr. Daniel Brown, Addiction Medicine Specialist and Chief Medical Officer of Meridian HealthCare, tells of the professional and personal satisfaction he has achieved in his career by helping those who are addicted. To see all the videos in the Addicted Brain, Addicted …

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Recovery Road #4 – The family’s role

In this segment of Recovery Road, Julie Lenyk, Ph.D, Director of Recovery Support Services; and Meghan Fawcett, Vice President of Clinical Treatment for Meridian HealthCare; discuss the role of the family in helping a loved one recover from alcohol or drug addiction, as well as the resources available to support …

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