Horizon Blog

Benzodiazepine Addiction

October 6th, 2020

Benzodiazepine addiction has quickly turned into another epidemic sweeping America. Benzodiazepines, commonly referred to as benzos, are drugs typically prescribed to calm or sedate a person who is suffering from anxiety, panic attacks and/or a debilitating mental health disorder. Common types include Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin and Valium. Any form of Benzodiazepine is strong, effective and […]

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A Patient’s Perspective on Treatment, Recovery and Ending the Stigma

September 28th, 2020

We sit down with Sean Cuddihy from Room 9 to discuss his experience while going through treatment, his journey with recovery and his focus on collaborating to end the stigma around mental health and substance use. Sean founded Room 9 in 2018 when he was at Horizon Village for heroin use. He titled it Room […]

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Children’s Mental Health Services

September 14th, 2020

Horizon is excited to now offer children’s mental health services for ages three and older. Children can benefit from mental health counseling for numerous reasons and we are here to help. Treating a child’s mental health struggles as soon as possible can help reduce issues in their current and future life. Treatment is specialized for […]

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NYS Takes Action Against Fentanyl Overdoses

July 30th, 2020

NYS is taking action against the rise in fentanyl related overdoses. Last week, New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) announced their new public awareness “Prevent Overdose” campaign. This new fentanyl campaign is designed to prevent overdose deaths and empower the public with information needed to help save lives. As we live […]

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EMDR Therapy

July 1st, 2020

A look into the healing offered in EMDR therapy- from a counselor and patient’s perspective. (716)831-1800 | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Linkedin

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Helping your Child & Teenager with Depression

June 23rd, 2020

Many children and teenagers experience moments of sadness. We all do. However, when depression plays a role, that sadness can become overwhelming. It’s important to know the signs to look for and how you can help at home. Symptoms of Depression in Children Prolonged periods of sadness or mood which does not change as circumstances […]

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Inpatient Treatment: Needed Now More Than Ever

June 2nd, 2020

Horizon Village is one of the most comprehensive service providers in WNY. We offer different levels of residential and detox services. While much has changed recently, we continue to offer these lifesaving services to our community. Over the past few months, we have taken significant safety measures to ensure the wellbeing of our patients and […]

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Managing Emotions and Grief from and within COVID19

May 29th, 2020

There are many challenges posed from COVID-19 and many of us are feeling emotions that we may have never experienced before. For many who have lost someone, the feeling of grief is immense. Even those in our community who haven’t lost someone are still feeling some of the stages of grief as we navigate the […]

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