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News from Horizon Health Services — Western New York — Addiction and Mental Health Treatment

The Good Climb: Challenge Your Physical & Mental Endurance

July 1st, 2022

Are you interested in pushing yourself to new heights, both mentally and physically? Do you want to strengthen your mental endurance while being supported by like-minded and encouraging individuals? The Good Climb Endurance Challenge is an opportunity for you to take yourself out of your comfort zone and become a better, stronger version of yourself. […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Antwanaisja!

May 13th, 2022

As a Senior Care Coordinator, Antwanaisja’s passion, motivation, and hard work as a member of the Horizon Team ensures those we serve receive comprehensive and quality care. Antwanaisja has been with the Horizon team for almost three years and graduated from Canisius College with a Bachelor’s in Psychology. She’s currently pursuing a Master’s in Public […]

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The Benefits of Engaging in Art Therapy

March 18th, 2022

For some, traditional talk-therapy is a great way to discuss and process trauma, anxiety, depression, or other life struggles. For others, talk-therapy can be more of a challenge and can leave individuals feeling defeated if they don’t see improvement in their lives. Many are led to believe that talk-therapy is the only option available to […]

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Horizon Health Awarded Grant to Increase Access to Mental Health Services

March 3rd, 2022

With the ongoing national mental health crisis, the need for access to services has never been greater. According to the National Institute of Mental Health Disorders, about 1 in 4 adults, or 26% of Americans, suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year. On a New York State level, 1 in 10 adults […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Shacarah!

February 4th, 2022

Horizon’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DEIB) Council was established in 2014 to develop, implement and promote its cultural philosophies in treatment, among staff and within the community. Throughout the years, the Council has passionately worked toward bringing forth additional resources, best practices, approaches, and training for everyone at Horizon and our community. To recognize […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Melissa!

December 23rd, 2021

Melissa joined the Horizon Team in 2015 as a Senior Counselor II after graduating from the University at Buffalo with her Masters in Social Work. Now as an Advanced Practice Clinician at our Niagara Falls Boulevard location, Melissa helps individuals with mental health challenges set goals, develop plans, and effectively manage their health and well-being. […]

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Financial Social Work: Improve Your Relationship with Money

November 10th, 2021

Money doesn’t buy happiness, but it sure does help solve a lot of problems in our lives. We all have emotions and feelings toward money, and it’s important we develop and maintain ones that are healthy. Horizon’s Financial Social Work (FSW) Program uses an evidence-informed intervention to help you or a loved one develop and […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Robert!

October 25th, 2021

Horizon’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DEIB) Council was established in 2014 to develop, implement and promote its cultural philosophies in treatment, among staff and within the community. Throughout the years, the Council has passionately worked toward bringing forth additional resources, best practices, approaches, and training for everyone at Horizon and our community as a […]

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