Horizon Blog

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

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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CRAFT: Horizon is Expanding our Family Services!

October 14th, 2021

Horizon Health Services is excited to announce that we are growing our family services with CRAFT! Community Reinforcement and Family Training (CRAFT) is an evidence-based practice that assists family members and loved ones in creating an environment that supports motivation for participation in treatment for substance use and mental health disorders. Whether you’re a spouse, […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Tera!

October 6th, 2021

As a graduate from D’Youville College in 2016 with her PharmD, Tera joined the Horizon team in 2020 as a Pharmacist and Population Health Manager. As a Pharmacist, Tera is a resource to all staff to resolve drug information questions, address medication adherence concerns, and reduce patient barriers to taking medications. In her role as […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Katie!

September 23rd, 2021

Katie started with Horizon in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant after graduating from Canisius College with her BA in Psychology and a minor in Clinicial/Counseling Psychology, and from Medaille College with her MA in Psychology. Now as a Practice Manager at our Orchard Park location, Katie helps manage the operational components for the Substance Use […]

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Share Your Service: Meet Elizabeth!

September 8th, 2021

Elizabeth began her journey with Horizon in 2014 as a Counselor after graduating from Canisius College with her Bachelor’s in Psychology and from CUNY Brooklyn College with her Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling. Now as a Program Director, Elizabeth works at our Horizon Village Terrace House location, which is our residential stabilization program. She […]

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Share Your Service: Meet DeVante!

August 13th, 2021

DeVante started at Horizon in 2019 as a Behavioral Health Counselor after graduating from SUNY Fredonia and the University at Buffalo with his Bachelors and Masters in Social Work. At Horizon, DeVante works as an integrated counselor, meaning he helps treat clients who struggle with mental health, substance use, or both. Get to know DeVante […]

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