Horizon Blog

Five Instant Mood Boosters

August 19th, 2019

Stress and anxiety from daily mental tasks can take a toll on mental well-being. Recent studies have shown that taking time out of your day to focus on your mood can be beneficial to lowering anxiety and greater overall happiness. 5 Instant Mood Boosters Wish others well. A recent study in the Journal of Happiness found […]

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Horizon Open Interviews: Sep 12th at 4pm

August 19th, 2019

Horizon is hiring for all positions! This includes counselors, nurses, care coordinators, administrative staff & more! Join the Horizon family! With our extensive continuing education program, summer hours, generous PTO, quarterly bonus opportunities and shift differentials we have multiple amazing benefits for our employees and a corporate culture like no other! From team events to […]

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Join Us for Horizon’s Annual Wellness Walk on September 21st

August 12th, 2019

Horizon’s annual Wellness Walk will be taking place on Saturday, September 21st at 10 a.m. in Delaware Park. By participating or donating to this event, you will be supporting over 25,000 patients suffering from a mental health and/or substance use disorder that Horizon serves every year in addition to the families and loved ones that […]

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Ten Signs of a Mental Health Disorder You Cannot Ignore

July 31st, 2019

Mental illness wears many faces. It’s the mother struggling to smile and get out of bed most days. It’s the quiet, unassuming teenager sitting in the back of the classroom. It’s the homeless man on the corner of the street sleeping off a high. Some signs of a mental health disorder are apparent—but others are […]

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Seven Diseases Caused by Alcoholism That You May Not Know About

July 15th, 2019

Some of the most dangerous risks of alcohol abuse are commonly known. They include a long-term dependence that can interfere with relationships and work responsibilities and negatively impact decision-making. Drinking and driving, unprotected sex, and accidental injuries are all dangers of frequent alcohol misuse. The long-term effects of alcoholism add further threats. Those who abuse […]

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This Summer Don’t Drink and Drive

July 15th, 2019

With the nice weather finally here, it’s time to take advantage and spend some time outside. Many Buffalonians like to enjoy the sunshine, while sipping a summer cocktail, sangria, or beer. However, it’s imperative to be smart and remember to avoid drinking and driving at all costs. New York State considers a person to be […]

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Can’t Forget? Forgive and Accept. Understanding the Benefits of Forgiveness.

July 12th, 2019

Anger, hatred, and regret are intangible emotions that can cause very tangible physical effects on your body. When harbored inside, they can become poisons that slowly eat away at your mental and physical health, your happiness, confidence, and willingness to trust and accept others. Fortunately, there is a powerful cure for the dangers of negative […]

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What is CBD?

June 17th, 2019

A chemical found in the marijuana plant, CBD (sometimes referred to as cannabidiol) has been on the rise as a popular way to treat a range of ailments. Currently, research is being done to assess if CBD can help with a variety of illnesses, including general pain, diabetes, mental disorders (anxiety and depression), multiple sclerosis, […]

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