Join us on September 24th at 10AM via Zoom as we bring together leading experts from Akron Children’s Hospital to talk about addiction treatment and recovery for adolescents.


William Goldman D.O. Diplomate ABPM in Addiction Medicine, FABP

Medical Director of Addiction Services Program, Behaviora Health-Addictions Services Program

Akron Children’s Hospital

Undergraduate University of Georgia. Athens, Ga 8/1997-12/2000
Bachelor of Science Family and Consumer Science
Majored in Nutrition Science
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University. Chicago, IL 9/2001-06/2005
Residency: General Pediatrics: Children’s Hospital and Medical Center of Akron. 7/2005-6/2008
Fellowship: Addiction Medicine St. Vincent Charity Medical Center 9/2017-8/2018
Board Certified – American Board of Preventive Health in Addiction Medicine, American Board of Pediatrics

Akron Children’s Hospital Addiction Service Program Medical Director:02/2019-present
Silver Maple Recovery Medical Director: 04/19-present: medical director of a residential treatment facility
Glenbeigh Hospital: 10/18-present: work as Addiction Medicine Physician in a withdrawal management unit
Akron Children’s Hospital Site Director Urgent Care System in Boston Heights: 10/2016-presents: Site director of a Pediatric Urgent Care Center.
Northeast Ohio Medical University Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics: 09/19-present

Talia Brown, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS

Program Coordinator, Addiction Services, Division of Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychology

Akron Children’s Hospital

Talia Brown, MA, LPCC-S, LICDC-CS completed her Bachelor’s degree in Sociology in 2008 and then her Master’s Degree in Community Counselor at the University of Akron in 2011. Mrs. Brown is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor Supervisor and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor Clinical Supervisor with nine years of counseling experience across a variety of treatment settings. She has experience treating children, adolescents, adults, couples and families with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders at all level of care. Talia uses an eclectic blend of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to aide patients on their journey to recovery and healing.