Horizon Blog

Navigating a Pandemic Together

January 6th, 2021

While a new year brings new goals and resolutions for some, we all know well enough that just because we say goodbye to 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic is not over. This past year was challenging to say the least. In a matter of days, outpatient and support services moved to a completely remote model, over […]

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Understanding Anxiety in our Children and Adolescents

January 6th, 2021

At Horizon, we understand how important good mental health is and we know there are things we can provide to help support parents and families. 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 each child and family based on […]

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Meet Horizon’s Newest Therapy Dog!

December 30th, 2020

Horizon is excited to announce the addition of another therapy dog, Aurora, thanks to the generosity of the Chris Maloney Legacy Foundation! The Chris Maloney Legacy Foundation’s mission is to raise awareness of the growing issues surrounding addiction and has close ties with Horizon. With proceeds raised from their latest fundraising campaign, they decided to […]

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Anxiety and Depression During the Holidays

December 17th, 2020

The holiday season is a stressful time for many. Add a pandemic to the mix and our nation is experiencing more loneliness, stress and economic strain than ever before. While we all have our own struggles, many people experience heightened anxiety and depression during the holidays. Recognizing these feelings is the first step in getting […]

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Employers Need to Talk About Mental Health in the Workplace

October 28th, 2020

Talking about stress management, self-care and mental health in the workplace can reduce the stigma associated with mental illness. Today, we sit down with Independent Health and Horizon to further discuss what the two organizations have developed to assist employers on how to provide resources and education to their employees. The partnership will achieve this […]

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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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