Facility opening

Facility opening


Meridian HealthCare and Compass Family & Community Services (COMPASS) recently celebrated the opening of its newly renovated facility at 320 High St. NE.

This facility integrates primary and behavioral health care by embedding primary health care into both medication-assisted treatment and recovery-based programming. Meridian also offers general family medicine services to the Trumbull County community.

The project was made possible with funds secured by the Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board from the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, said Joseph F. Caruso, COMPASS president and chief executive officer.

For information, call 330-318-3871.

Free seminar


The Ohio Naturopathic Wellness Center, 755 Boardman-Canfield Road, Suite D3, Southbridge West Complex, is offering a free seminar, “Balancing Your Thyroid Naturally,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The seminar, led by Dr. Ted Suzelis, N.D., is a discussion about how natural things can help people feel better. For information or a reservation, call 330-729-1350 or visit OhioND.com.

Beginning yoga


Beginning yoga is offered from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. or 7 to 8:15 p.m. each Monday, Sept. 12 through Oct. 24, at Mercy Health – St. Joseph Warren Hospital, 667 Eastland Ave. S.E.

Certified yoga instructor Dawn Perhacs will lead the adults-only class. The cost is $58 per person ($44 for Mercy Health employees). For more information or to register, call at 330-480-3070. The registration deadline is Tuesday.

Diabetes program


A free diabetes program, “Everyone with Diabetes Counts,” is offered from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday at the Senior Independence Senior Center, 1110 Fifth Ave. This is one of six two-hour workshops for persons with diabetes or pre-diabetes who are 60 or more. To register, call 330-744-5071.

Herbal healing program


A program on healing with herbal remedies is offered by Dr. Dannielle Macduff N.D. in four-part, 60-minute sessions at ITT Technical School/Center, Youngstown. The sessions are part three or a three-part course. Parts one and two are not required to attend part three.

One session is at 7 p.m. Thursday and Sept. 15, 22 and 29 and the second at 12:30 p.m. Friday and Sept. 16, 23, and 30.

The donation of $40 per persons includes all supplies, a workbook and herbs. Proceeds go toward the Phoenix House Wellness Center Scholarship Fund. To register, call 330-505-3515 or visit drdanni.eventbrite.com.

Trumbull Memorial Hospital gets Gold Seal


ValleyCare Health System of Ohio’s Trumbull Memorial Hospital has received The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval/¢ for the hospital’s inpatient diabetes care program for demonstrating compliance with commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in disease-specific care.

The TMH program is 1 of 89 programs in the United States, and the first in Mahoning or Trumbull counties, to achieve the advanced certification, which is based on an on-site review in late May by a team of Joint Commission expert reviewers. The inpatient diabetes certification program is based on the American Diabetes Association Clinical Practice Recommendations.

For information about TMH’s Inpatient Diabetes or Outpatient Diabetes Education programs, call 330-841-9689.

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