Horizon Blog

Behavioral Health Disorders Are Not a One-Size-Fits-All Condition

September 19th, 2023

Recovery is not something that has to be done alone, nor should it. It takes a shared effort from all of us to support recovery in our community. As we recognize National Recovery Month this September, we also reinforce the positive message that behavioral health is essential to our overall well-being. Treatment is effective. People […]

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Mental Health Barriers in LGBTQ+ Young People

June 22nd, 2023

As part of our Pride Month celebration, we continue to bring awareness to the barriers that LGBTQ+ people experience, especially around mental health and behavioral health treatment. Young people from the community are often more heavily affected by financial and housing barriers which result in little access to other necessities like mental health care. Some […]

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Black Maternal Health Week 2023

April 11th, 2023

The week of April 11-17, 2023 is Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW). This week is dedicated to raising awareness around the struggles Black mothers face and addressing the health disparities that make it challenging for them to receive help for these struggles. Each year, this week is dedicated to focusing on building awareness, pushing for […]

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Recognizing National Minority Health Month (NMHM)

April 3rd, 2023

April is National Minority Health Month (NMHM), a time to focus on raising awareness about health disparities and inequities surrounding racial and ethnic minorities, and the ever growing need to improve upon these issues in our own neighborhoods. NMHM is a time to address the need for equitable healthcare for everyone. Throughout the month, we […]

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Black History Month & Behavioral Health

February 16th, 2023

Celebrated each February, Black History Month (also known as African American History Month) is a time to celebrate the achievements and sacrifices of African Americans, as well as a time to recognize their integral role and contributions throughout U.S. history. During the month, it’s also key we focus on increased education, awareness, and understanding of […]

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November is National Native American Heritage Month

November 22nd, 2022

November is National Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly referred to, American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and history, and to acknowledge the important contributions of Indigenous people. This month is also an opportune time to educate the […]

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What You Need to Know About NDEAM

October 19th, 2022

Observed each year in October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a time for us to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities. The goal of the month is to raise awareness surrounding the employment needs and contributions of employees within the spectrum of physical and mental abilities. Throughout the month and beyond, it […]

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Understanding BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

July 26th, 2022

Throughout the month of July, we celebrate BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, otherwise known as National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Although anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness, regardless of their background, BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month highlights the unique mental health challenges and needs of historically underrepresented and/or oppressed racial and ethnic […]

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