Horizon Blog

Why You’ll be Happier and Healthier if You Learn to Manage Your Feelings

August 8th, 2017

They say that life never gives you more than you can handle. Then why does it sometimes feel like you just can’t manage? When we’re faced with challenges in our lives—divorce, the death of a loved one, the loss of a job—figuring out how to deal with the challenge, and the emotions that come with […]

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Clinical Open House: Wednesday, August 9th

July 21st, 2017

Would you like to work at a growing company, with over the top benefits and an employee rated best place to work for in WNY? Now is your chance! Join us for a clinical open house / open interview on Wednesday, August 9th from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Where? Horizon Village Campus 6301 Inducon […]

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What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?

July 15th, 2017

When’s the last time you looked through your medicine cabinet? If you look right now you’ll probably find band aids, cotton balls, eye drops, and over the counter meds.  But what about controlled substances such as pain meds? Maybe there’s an old bottle of hydrocodone from having your wisdom teeth removed or some leftover Percocet from […]

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Borderline Personality Disorder

July 10th, 2017

She’s crazy… He’s unstable… She must be bipolar… In our society, we are quick to label people with diagnoses that we may know very little about based on the behaviors we think we understand. On the news we often hear people debating the mental status of a person after a tragic event has happened. Even in […]

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The Physical Side Effects of Drugs and Alcohol

July 2nd, 2017

Substance Abuse Impact on Your Body Perhaps the most obvious effect that substances have on the human body is their brain altering effects. Taking a substance will result in either some kind of high or suppression. Over time, this initial ‘feel good’ effect wears off and leaves the person with many repercussions. Below are a few examples […]

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Summer in the City: Substance Free Activities in Buffalo

June 14th, 2017

There are many ways to enjoy summer without using or abusing drugs or alcohol. The days are brighter, the weather is warmer, and there is not an ounce of snow in sight. Summer has officially made it to WNY. Now that we all don’t need to spend our weekends bundled under blankets, what do we […]

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Powerlessness, Surrender & Acceptance

June 8th, 2017

In this special guest blog post, Steve discusses his true story of substance use and recovery. This is a real story shared with us (with permission) by one of our clients. If you or someone you know is facing substance use disorder, you will probably relate to the following story of Steve’s thoughts on powerlessness, surrender and […]

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Reflections on Buffalo Pride Week 2017

June 7th, 2017

Last weekend, 80 of Horizon’s employees participated in the annual Buffalo Pride Festival. One of Horizon’s team members, Steve, reflects on what Pride Week means to him as well as the impact he hopes it has on our communities. Hello team, I’ve been thinking a good deal about Horizon participating in the Buffalo Pride parade this […]

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