Horizon Blog

Adolescent & Family Services

April 20th, 2020

Horizon Health offers mental health and substance use treatment for adolescents, ages 13 and older, along with family support and counseling. Our teleservices allow you and your child easy and safe support. We understand that making the decision to reach out for help can be difficult, especially for a teenager. Our experienced counselors are here […]

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Recovery Support Groups: What to Expect and Are They Helpful?

February 16th, 2020

It can be hard to talk about your feelings. It can be hard to talk to strangers. It may, therefore, seem like it would be uncomfortably strenuous to talk to strangers about your feelings. Despite what you may believe, recovery support groups are proven-successful resources to help those recovering from addiction. Before you say no […]

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Overcoming Four Common Roadblocks to Recovery

September 30th, 2019

No one ever said, recovering from a substance use disorder would be easy. But they did say you can do it—and they’re right. As you begin the healing process, accept these truths: You will have good days and bad days. You will take two steps forward and a step back. And you will come out […]

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Think before you drink this holiday season

December 17th, 2015

The U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) reports that 40% of traffic-related deaths during Christmas and New Year’s involve drunk drivers — a 12% increase over the rest of the month of December. Why? More people drink during the holidays due to parties and other events. People underestimate their level of impairment […]

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A Holly Jolly (And Sober) Holiday – How To Get Through The Holidays Without Turning To Drugs Or Alcohol

December 3rd, 2014

The holiday season can be challenging when you’re in recovery. Everyone wants you to “eat, drink and be merry,” but the stresses of too much to do, not enough sleep and spending time with family and friends can pile up. Relatives may not understand or support your sobriety. Friends who you used to drink or […]

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