Dr. Brian Welsh
In addition to his role at Coleman Professional Services, he is the jail psychiatrist at the Portage County jail, and also serves as the consulting psychiatrist for NEOCAP, (Northeast Ohio Community Alternative Program,) a minimum- security residential facility that provides substance abuse treatment for people convicted with low level drug related felonies. Dr. Welsh also provides forensic psychiatry consultation services for the Mahoning County Common Pleas Court system. In 2014, Dr. Welsh was one of 23 psychiatrist nationwide to be recognized by the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) for the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award.
In October of last year, Dr. Welsh and the team at Coleman initiated their current Medication Assisted Program. This program specializes in the treatment of the dually diagnosed (substance abuse and mental illness) individual, utilizing a team approach including case management, pharmacy, counseling, psychiatry, nursing, groups treatment, and daily dosing of suboxone when indicated.