Horizon Blog

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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Powerlessness, Surrender & Acceptance

June 8th, 2017

In this special guest blog post, Steve discusses his true story of substance use and recovery. This is a real story shared with us (with permission) by one of our clients. If you or someone you know is facing substance use disorder, you will probably relate to the following story of Steve’s thoughts on powerlessness, surrender and […]

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New Family-Oriented Additions to the Horizon Village Campus

June 12th, 2015

Horizon Village recently received support from the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo. An outdoor pavilion and playground were built on the Horizon Village Campus in Sanborn, NY from a contribution from an anonymous donor. A key element of successful recovery from substance abuse is the repair of stressed or severed family relationships. Horizon Village provides intensive […]

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Horizon will break ground in May for new young adult rehab facility

March 24th, 2015

After seven years of planning Horizon will begin building its third residential rehab facility on the Horizon Village campus located in Western New York.  This facility will focus on the growing need for inpatient rehab for young adults in our community. The $4.5 million project includes a 25-bed facility which will be located, around the […]

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Inpatient Vs. Outpatient Addiction Treatment – What’s The Difference?

July 24th, 2014

An inpatient program requires the patient to live at a facility 24 hours a day. Outpatient programs generally entail treatment within a facility during the day and the patient returns home at night. How do you know which type of program you or a loved one would best benefit from? To truly understand which type […]

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Horizon Village to Accept National Award for Excellence in Washington, D.C.

April 14th, 2014

Horizon Village has been awarded a great honor by the National Council for Behavioral Health.  Horizon Village will be accepting an award for “Excellence in Addictions Treatment Innovation” supported by Phoenix House.  The award ceremony will take place on May 6 in Washington, D.C. Each year the National Council honors those who inspire the nation […]

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Horizon in the News

October 7th, 2013

Set your DVRs or mark your calendars — Horizon Health Services will be featured on local news stations in the next couple of weeks. Monday, October 14th at 11:30am Channel 2 will feature a story on behavioral health recovery with a focus on holistic wellness. Tuesday, October 22nd at 7:30pm WNED programming will feature a […]

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Parents Team Up to Raise Money for Young Adult Treatment Facility

August 6th, 2013

Colleen Babcock and Cindy Goss are parents who have dealt with substance abuse firsthand. They recently teamed up to raise awareness of the drug addiction epidemic amongst young people. They particularly wanted to shed some light on the increased popularity of prescription drugs, particularly opiates. The 2014 Awareness Calendar was born from their mutual goal […]

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