Horizon Blog

Clinical Open House: Tuesday, June 6th

May 26th, 2017

Our last clinical open house was such a huge success that we are doing it again! Join us for a clinical open house / open interview on Tuesday, June 6th from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Where? 3020 Bailey Avenue Buffalo, NY 14215 We are hiring entry level and experienced substance use disorder counselors and […]

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Clinical Open House: Tuesday, April 25th

April 14th, 2017

Horizon is a Best Place to Work in WNY and we are hiring! We are adding entry level and experienced Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Counselors for our residential, outpatient, detox, and inpatient facilities in Erie and Niagara County. Entry level counselors must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in health and human […]

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Athena Awards Nominations

March 27th, 2017

On March 30, 2017, the Buffalo Niagara Partnership will host the ATHENA Awards® Luncheon. This luncheon has been a Buffalo-Niagara tradition since 1989. The award is celebrated around the world in more than 500 communities and 8 countries and is awarded to individuals who have achieved professional and personal success, given back to their communities […]

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Why Taking On Too Much Is Bad For Your Mental Health

December 12th, 2016

It’s Ok To Say “No” For so many of us, the word “No” is one of the hardest words to say. Why? It might be that we’re people pleasers. It might be that we’re afraid of confrontation, that saying no will cause conflict. It might be because we feel guilty, or we’re afraid of the […]

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What is Vivitrol?

November 30th, 2016

What is Vivitrol? Vivitrol is a medication that can treat both opiate and alcohol addiction. How does it work? Vivitrol blocks other opioids from acting on the receptors in the brain and can also help ease drug cravings and prevent relapse.  In other words, the medication can block the “pleasurable” effect of opioids or alcohol. Do […]

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#NYGivesDay2016: Consider Horizon for #GivingTuesday

November 29th, 2016

What is #NYGivesDay? #NYGivesDay is a 24-hour online challenge to celebrate nonprofits across the state of New York. Thousands of nonprofits across the Empire State will work together to raise awareness, collect donations, and build a stronger sense of philanthropy throughout their local communities. Is #NYGivesDay the same as #GivingTuesday? #NYGivesDay came from the #GivingTuesday concept.  #GivingTuesday […]

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Welcome to our new website!

November 26th, 2016

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new website! Our goal with our new website was to make information more easily accessible and to provide our WNY community with more resources and information regarding substance use and mental health disorders.  We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of the Horizon […]

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Can Therapy Dogs Help with Addiction?

August 22nd, 2016

You may have heard of trained therapy dogs being used to help people with specific health problems—including individuals with cancer, heart problems, and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). When you remember that addiction is a health or physical issue, it makes sense that therapy dogs can be a useful component in an addiction treatment program. […]

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