Horizon Blog

October 5th is National Depression Screening Day

October 5th, 2017

“It is really time to flip the script on mental health in this country. It’s time. It’s time to tell everyone who’s dealing with a mental health issue that they’re not alone, and that getting support and treatment isn’t a sign of weakness, it’s a sign of strength.” – Michelle Obama, Remarks by The First […]

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Administrative Assistant Open House: Wednesday, October 11th

October 3rd, 2017

Are you looking for a new opportunity? 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 to speak with our team members to discover firsthand why Horizon is a best place to work year after year. […]

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Horizon Walk Recap: Help Us Reach Our Goal

September 19th, 2017

Thank you to everyone who came out to support Horizon over the weekend for our 4th annual Walk Toward a New Horizon! Our fundraising event continues to grow each year. On Sunday, over 250 people walked the loop at Delaware Park to support hope and recovery for families dealing with substance use disorder in Western […]

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Self Medicating is an Unhealthy Coping Mechanism

September 16th, 2017

How do you deal with stress? Do you take a walk, hit the gym, talk to a friend, or light up a joint? When your day goes wrong or you’re under the gun at work, do you pour yourself a drink as soon as you get home? The act of self-medicating occurs when you turn […]

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The New Normal – Adjusting to Life after Kids Head to College

September 10th, 2017

The graduation parties are over, the heavily dreaded initial ‘goodbye’ has been said, and you’ve successfully dropped your child off at college. By now, the class of 2021 has made it through first few weeks of classes and found someone to have dinner with in the cafeteria. As their lives begin to settle in, you […]

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Top 5 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Addiction in Teens

September 2nd, 2017

Parents have more control over whether their teen abuses substance or not. Did you know that research indicates that parents who drink alcohol or use drugs are more likely to have children who do the same? By simply being a positive role model, you demonstrate to your child that drugs and alcohol do not have […]

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Pledging Gone Wrong: The Dangers of Hazing and Binge Drinking

August 23rd, 2017

On February 4th, 2017 Evelyn and James Piazza received the call that all parents fear: Their 19 year old son, Timothy Piazza was dead. Cause of death was a combination of a skull fracture and ruptured spleen brought on by a night of excessive drinking. Timothy and his brother were attending Penn State University when […]

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Horizon Wellness Walk 2017

August 23rd, 2017

Horizon Health Services is preparing for its fourth annual Wellness Walk. The purpose of the walk is to gain funds for additional programs and education to better serve the needs of our clients. Although the walk is becoming a company tradition, everyone is welcome! Q & A’s about our Annual Wellness Walk: When is it? […]

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