Horizon Blog

Why Do Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous Work?

February 28th, 2017

Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, has been part of American life for more than 80 years; Narcotics Anonymous for more than 50. And for most of those years, if you’ve been struggling with a substance use disorder, these programs have been considered a staple for many on the road to recovery. In recent years, there has […]

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Staying sober after opiate detox

April 28th, 2016

Detox and withdrawal from opiates is a challenge in itself. However, many opiate addicts report staying the course of sobriety after detox is even more challenging. The good news is that there are resources and help available in the Western New York area to help on the path to recovery. Although it may seem like […]

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April 2015 is Alcohol Awareness Month

April 7th, 2015

Every April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month, a nationwide campaign intended to raise awareness of excessive alcohol consumption. What is considered excessive alcohol consumption? According to NCADD, five or more drinks for men or four or more drinks for women at one sitting. […]

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Ask Horizon: Do I need a 12-Step Program and Counseling?

January 22nd, 2015

Q: My name is Jane and I’m an alcoholic. I’ve been going to AA and have recently started private counseling. Do you recommend that I continue AA or just stick to counseling? A: Great question. In a nutshell, YES! Any positive venue that supports your recovery should be pursued. When working towards recovery many of our clients seek […]

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Buffalo Area AA Newsletter

January 23rd, 2012

Please check out the below link for the Buffalo Area AA Newsletter. New Frontiers Newsletter presents the experience and opinions of members of Alcoholics Anonymous on the disease of Alcoholism. http://www.buffaloaany.org/newsletter.htm

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