Horizon Blog

Share Your Service: December 2018

December 12th, 2018

Over the past decade, Horizon has been recognized as a Best Place to Work by several different organizations, and more importantly our employees. Today, we are featuring one of our dedicated Care Coordinators, Andrew Gruber, as he reflects upon why he likes working at Horizon. Meet Andrew Q: What do you do at Horizon? As […]

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Five Tips to Survive the Stress of Holiday Obligations

December 10th, 2018

If every time you hear those upbeat horns and crooning songster announcing that “It’s the most wonderful time of the year” you want to crawl into bed and hide until January 2nd, you’re not alone. 31 percent of Americans describe the holidays as “frantic,” and experience a seasonal condition known as “Festive Stress,” a condition […]

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Not Your Parent’s Marijuana

December 7th, 2018

Q: Is it true that marijuana is more potent today? A: The facts are conclusive; marijuana has gotten stronger. From the 1960s to the 1990s, the most prevalent marijuana in the U.S. was known as “brick” marijuana because it was compressed into brick-like molds to be transported from Mexico. Brick marijuana was not especially potent […]

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Three Signs of Emotional Abuse And Three Ways to Stop It

December 1st, 2018

The signs of physical abuse are often obvious: Bruised skin, broken bones, and split lips. The signs of emotional abuse, while just as harmful, aren’t always evident to the outside world—or even to the victim. There are three critical indicators of emotional abuse that can be missed or overlooked, especially when you’re not ready to […]

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7 Ways to Tell if You are in a Toxic Relationship

November 20th, 2018

Recognize the Warning Signs and When to Pull Back Every relationship has a honeymoon period, a time when you can’t get enough of one another; you find everything your partner says and does to be mesmerizing, and (sorry not sorry) you create a Pinterest Board for your future wedding. Then, something changes. It’s a shift. […]

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Teens and Screen Time Addiction

November 14th, 2018

New research shows that teens can become addicted to social media and gaming. The research establishes that technology affects the same part of the brain that is stimulated by drugs, alcohol or sex. With technology in the palm of your hand, it’s impossible to quit completely, so many are wondering how much is too much? […]

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This Veterans Day: Give Thanks & Remember

November 12th, 2018

“This is Veterans Day weekend, which means that it’s a good time for every American to connect with a veteran. Maybe say ‘Thanks for your service,’ but I would actually encourage you to say something else: Tell a veteran ‘never forget.’” — Former Navy SEAL Dan Crenshaw Horizon is committed to our nations’ veterans and […]

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RNs Wanted: Great Work-Life Balance!

November 3rd, 2018

Horizon Health Services, a Best Place to Work in NY and WNY for over 10 years, is looking for extraordinary RNs to join our team! At Horizon, you’ll be working with a great team of behavioral health professionals and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. In addition, some of our over the top benefits include: Accruing […]

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