Horizon Blog

Tips to Prevent Holiday Stress And Depression

December 6th, 2016

It’s the holiday season, and if that fact fills you with more dread than joy, you are not alone! Many people feel stressed, depressed, and anxious at this time of the year. Why? These next several weeks can be demanding. Between parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, on top of regular activities, it’s easy to […]

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How exercise can help addicts get better

August 29th, 2016

The first year of sobriety, from alcohol or drugs, can be rough. Relapse rates range from 60% to 90% in those first twelve months. But there are ways to keep yourself out of that percentage bracket, and one of them is to find healthy lifestyle choices. Replacing an unhealthy addiction with a healthy habit and […]

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Can You Ever Really Get Over An Addiction? (Part 2)

July 19th, 2016

As our post last week stated, addiction is a chronic disease—but it is treatable and manageable. There are medications that can help with the initial withdrawal period and prescriptions that can help fight cravings so a person can focus on getting better. But there’s no pill that can make addiction go away. Can you get over […]

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Alcohol Use vs. Abuse – How to Know When You’re Drinking More Than You Should

December 11th, 2014

In our society, where drinking alcohol is celebrated as a rite of passage, an essential part of many social gatherings and even a form of recreation, it can be easy to fall into the habit of drinking too much. How can you tell the difference between using alcohol, and abusing it? Understand that experts consider […]

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