Horizon Blog

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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Real Life Story of Recovery — Meet Mark

January 22nd, 2013

We are often asked to share real-life stories of recovery. The following is a story that is sure to inspire you. Meet Mark, a Horizon client who has successfully turned his life around… Mark began suffering from severe depression when he was about sixteen years old. By his early twenties he had turned to drugs […]

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Families Supporting Families Program

September 4th, 2012

Family Support Plays a Key Role in Recovery When someone is going through the recovery process, it is important for them to know they have the support of family and friends. At that same time, families can often feel responsible, ashamed or frustrated over their loved one’s addiction. Through “Families Supporting Families,” a program developed […]

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Spice, K2 or “Fake Pot” – What is it?

August 21st, 2012

Known by a variety of names, including Bliss, Nice, Black Mamba, Incense, Spice and even fake weed, K2 is a mixture of plant leaves or natural herbs (such as canavalia rosea, clematis nuciferia, heima salicfolia, and ledum palustre) that have been mixed and laced with synthetic chemicals.  Various sources report that K2 also contains the […]

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Teen Opiate Use: A Growing Epidemic

July 18th, 2012

Opiate abuse among today’s youth continues to grow with young adults and teens abusing prescription drugs more than any other illicit drug except for marijuana. Consider these statistics: One-third of teens believe there’s ‘nothing wrong’ with using prescription drugs every once in a while, and 4 out of 10 teens agree that prescription drugs are […]

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