Horizon Blog

Bullying in Our Schools, Part I – The Bully

May 2nd, 2018

In 2015, one in five American high-school students reported that they had been bullied on school property in the previous year. According to ABC News, as many as 30% of children either bully or experience bullying. It’s easy to get swept up in a simplified narrative of school-age aggression. It’s easy to believe that there […]

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Horizon is Hiring Treatment, Administrative and Food Service Assistants!

May 2nd, 2018

Horizon Health Services is hiring and we have an immediate need for Treatment Assistants, Administrative Assistants and Food Service Assistants! We are hosting a non-clinical position open house on Tuesday May 15th from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. at our Delta Village location on the Horizon Village Campus (6302 Inducon Drive East, Sanborn, NY 14132). […]

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Stress Awareness Month: Stress Less with these Tips

April 16th, 2018

Whether it’s job stress, issues with your family or balancing life in general, stress can affect your body, leading to manifestations in both mental and physical ways. Stress can lead to headaches, sleep issues/insomnia, muscle pain, fatigue, and even chest pain. The physical symptoms often emerge from mental strain of stress in your daily life. […]

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Treatment Assistant Open House April 17th

April 11th, 2018

Treatment Assistant Open House When? Tuesday, April 17th 3:00 – 5:00 pm Where? Delta Village 6302 Inducon Drive Sanborn, NY 14132 Details: Interviews to all qualified candidates. Please bring resume and two letters of recommendation or references. All shifts available. Job Summary: Treatment Assistants are one of the first people that our new residents meet […]

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The Health Dangers of E-Cigarettes

April 10th, 2018

Perhaps you’ve seen it coming out of a car window, from passersby on the street, or even inside of a building: the disappearing white cloud of fruit-scented air that is the signature of an e-cigarette in use. With the deadly dangers of tobacco cigarettes well-known, e-cigarettes have been hailed as a seemingly miraculous alternative. Unfortunately, […]

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April is Counseling Awareness Month

April 6th, 2018

It’s counseling awareness month! Too often, individuals see counseling as a last resort, something to consider only when life has become overwhelming. If you have a loved one struggling with mental health and/or substance use disorder, you may be certain that they could benefit from counseling… but what about you? Family members and friends need […]

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Recognizing the Signs of Mental Illness

April 2nd, 2018

If you are feeling isolated or insecure because you believe you may be suffering from a mental illness, know that you are not alone. Mental illness is defined, broadly, as a disease that causes mild to severe disturbances in thought and/or behavior, resulting in an inability to cope with life’s ordinary demands and routines. The […]

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Being Mindful Reduces Stress

March 16th, 2018

Mindfulness is a buzz word in the world of self-care. You don’t have to sit cross-legged, inhaling incense, to be mindful. Mindfulness can be practiced anywhere, anytime. It’s an experience of awareness that has been practiced across millennia, religious traditions, and modern workplaces. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is simply the ability to be fully present in […]

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