Substance Abuse and Addiction

Unfortunately, the use and abuse of drugs and alcohol have become more prevalent in our society and local communities.  Many have either personally struggled with the disease or know of someone who has.  While addiction is a primary, progressive and chronic disease, it is treatable through the proper treatment and support.  The path to recovery will be unique to each individual and Meridian’s experience and expertise can help.


Alcohol Addiction

Meridian HealthCare has over 45 years of experience in successfully treating individuals, of all ages, who have had an issue with alcohol or an alcohol addiction. According to The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, nearly 88,000 people die from alcohol related causes each year, making it the fourth leading preventable cause …

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Prescription Drug Abuse

One of the most commonly abused drugs are prescriptions, including anti-anxiety medications, sedatives, stimulants, anti-seizure medications and painkillers such as Vocodin and Oxycodone.  Even thought the majority of people take their prescriptions responsibly, an estimated 54 million people have used prescription drugs for non-medical reasons at least once in their lives (National Institute …

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Opioid/Heroin Addiction

While we have seen a steady increase in opiate use over the last decade, this addiction is not new nor are its negative effects to the individuals that abuse them. Opioids are a class of drugs that include the illicit drug heroin as well as the licit prescription pain relievers oxycodone, hydrocodone, codeine, morphine, fentanyl and others. …

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Other Substances

Meridian HealthCare provides programs and services to combat addiction to other substances such as methamphetamines, cocaine, ecstasy, designer drugs and marijuana. For more information, call Meridian HealthCare at 330.797.0070 or Contact Us. …

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