Meridian Co-Occurring Treatment Program
527 N. Meridian Road
Youngstown, Ohio 44509
Meridian Community Care, established in 1972, is an innovative non-profit organization that is dedicated to Saving Lives and Serving Communities. Meridian provides a comprehensive array of services, including medical and non-medical addiction treatment, workforce wellness and testing, prevention education and supportive housing. Meridian's treatment team is led by both addiction and mental health professionals with advanced degrees in their fields. We customize a treatment plan for each individual that meets his or her needs.
What is the Meridian Co-Occuring Treatment Program?
The Co-Occurring Treatment Program is designed to serve adult men and women with both a substance abuse diagnosis and mental health diagnosis. Research shows that treatment is more successful if both issues are treated at the same time in the same treatment setting.
What kinds of treatment is offered in this program?
The Co-Occurring Treatment Program offers a range of services including: intensive group therapy, case management, and individual counseling. Staff can assist clients in obtaining psychiatric servies and supportive housing through Meridian Community Care. Outside referrals are made when appropriate and/or necessary.
How do I know if I meet the criteria for the program?
Take a few minutes to answer the following questions pertaining to substance use and mental health isssues.
- Do you use one or more of the following substances: alcohol, marijuana, cocaine or crack cocaine, hallucinogens, amphetamines, opiates, or other mood-altering chemicals?
- Has there been a need for increased amounts of a substance in order to get the same effect?
- Do you notice physical or mental changes that are uncomfortable to you if you stop using the substance or are unable to get more?
- Do you have difficulty stopping the use of your substance even upon realizing it may be getting out of hand?
- Have others expressed concern about your use or about your behaviors when you are using a particular substance?
- Is a significant amount of time spent in activities necessary to obtain the substance?
- Are important social, occupational, or recreational activities given up because of the substance use?
- Do you find yourself feeling anxious or depressed more days than not over the period of a week?
- Do you or does someone close to you find your thoughts to be racing, unclear, or unusual?
- Have you had particular experiences in your life that have been difficult or troublesome and are currently affecting your level of functioning?