Horizon Blog

New Family-Oriented Additions to the Horizon Village Campus

June 12th, 2015

Horizon Village recently received support from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. An outdoor pavilion and playground were built on the Horizon Village Campus in Sanborn, NY from a contribution from an anonymous donor. A key element of successful recovery from substance abuse is the repair of stressed or severed family relationships. Horizon Village provides intensive […]

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Self-care is important when you have a child who is addicted to drugs or alcohol

June 5th, 2015

Does this sound familiar? “It’s like having someone punch you in the stomach. You’re never the same from the second you find out.” Those are the words of one mother of four whose two sons have both struggled with addictions to drugs. And if you’re in the same boat, you may be wondering how to […]

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How to promote drug abuse education in the family

March 1st, 2015

Teenage drug use and substance abuse has been affecting teens and young adults for longer than most people wanted to acknowledge. With mounting pressure to fit in from friends and increased use of social media, staying popular and well-liked within the teen community can come with a price. Thinking that your child or loved one […]

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A Holly Jolly (And Sober) Holiday – How To Get Through The Holidays Without Turning To Drugs Or Alcohol

December 3rd, 2014

The holiday season can be challenging when you’re in recovery. Everyone wants you to “eat, drink and be merry,” but the stresses of too much to do, not enough sleep and spending time with family and friends can pile up. Relatives may not understand or support your sobriety. Friends who you used to drink or […]

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Buffalo State Students Create Educational Video for Overdose Prevention

November 13th, 2014

A HUGE thank you to the students at Buffalo State College for putting the following video together after Horizon’s Parent & Family Coordinator Colleen Babcock trained them on Opiate Overdose Prevention. The video highlights some of the major take home points from the training. The Opiate Overdose Prevention Kit and Training helps give opiate users a […]

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Horizon Family and Professional Psychotherapy Services

November 3rd, 2014

Providing High Quality, Personalized and Confidential Psychotherapy Horizon Health Services provides specialty psychotherapy services designed to meet the needs of the Western New York community. Our clients receive personalized, and confidential care from highly trained and experienced clinical experts in the fields of mental health, substance use, and psychiatry. Horizon’s Family and Professional Psychotherapy team […]

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How does family counseling help with addiction?

October 29th, 2014

When one person has an addiction, the whole family suffers. Relationships become tested and strained. What response do most families have when someone has an addiction? Some family members believe that it may be best to sever ties and allow their loved one to hit “rock bottom”. Others attempt to step in and protect their […]

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New at Horizon: Parent and Family Support Group

October 1st, 2014

Horizon is excited to announce new parent and family support groups to help loved ones understand substance abuse and addiction. The meetings are run by families for families, so anyone can attend. All meetings will run from 6:30-8pm. Narcan Training will be offered at all of the meetings except the October 1, 2014 meeting. Schedule: First […]

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