Horizon Blog

Staying sober after opiate detox

April 28th, 2016

Detox and withdrawal from opiates is a challenge in itself. However, many opiate addicts report staying the course of sobriety after detox is even more challenging. The good news is that there are resources and help available in the Western New York area to help on the path to recovery. Although it may seem like […]

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Here’s What You Might Not Know About Addiction

April 17th, 2016

By now, most people realize that the old stereotypes of alcoholics and drug abusers no longer apply. Addicts are not people at the fringes of society, hanging out in dark alleys or the gutter. Anyone around you may be abusing drugs and alcohol and you might not even know it. Today, we are sharing five things […]

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How to help someone with mental illness

May 31st, 2015

Being a family member or friend of someone struggling with a mental disorder can be overwhelming and confusing. As someone on the sidelines, there are few things that can be done to help make things easier for all parties involved. Take the time to research and ask questions. To be a good friend or family member, it’s essential that you […]

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Ask Anne: Seeking alternatives to inpatient rehab

December 16th, 2014

Q: My best friend needs help treating her alcohol addiction – but she doesn’t want to go to a 28-day inpatient rehab program. She is looking at every excuse not to get help because of the time it could take her. Are there treatment options other than a 28-day program? Do you have suggestions for […]

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Ask Horizon – What is “rock bottom”?

June 16th, 2014

If you’re struggling with an addiction or struggling to understand an addict, you may have heard the term “rock bottom” —usually to describe a point in the life of an addict when they are finally willing to seek help. Rock bottom usually means things have gotten so bad for the addict that it is impossible […]

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Looking for a job at a Best Place to Work? Horizon is hiring!

January 17th, 2014

Are you or someone you know looking for a new job at a great place to work this year? Horizon is growing and we are hiring!  Check out some of our top open jobs that we are looking to fill immediately. Mental Health Senior Counselor (Sanborn, NY) Rehab Nurse Accounting Assistant Inpatient Rehab Program Manager […]

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Meet the Team: Judy Tejada

April 25th, 2013

Judy Tejada CASAC, LMHC Clinical Director of Addictions Bailey LaSalle Counseling Center Judy Tejada said she was very surprised to hear her name called during Horizon’s Recognition Day 2008 and to learn she was being given the President’s Award. But when you hear Judy talk about her job, it’s no wonder she was chosen for […]

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