Heart to Heart

Creating Abstinence vs. Facilitating Recovery

January 30th, 2020

Horizon Village is a residential facility within Horizon that is a higher level of care for those in need of long term services. Horizon provides many levels of treatment along with hope and education to not only those struggling with addiction but the families and loved ones alongside them. (716)831-1800 | horizon-health.org facebook.com/horizonhealthservices instagram.com/horizon_health twitter.com/horizonhealth1 […]

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Just Show Up

November 26th, 2019

Reaching out for support, what that might look like and the resources available when navigating the mental health and substance use field. (716)831-1800 | horizon-health.org facebook.com/horizonhealthservices instagram.com/horizon_health twitter.com/horizonhealth1 linkedin.com/company/horizon-health-services/

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How to Choose the Best Therapist

August 23rd, 2019

It’s common to acknowledge therapy could help you, but many people do not understand where to start. It’s not as easy as picking a name in a hat, you have to find a therapist that suits your needs. Many factors—cost/insurance, specialties, education, and personality—contribute to finding a good therapist. For starters, the first step is […]

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Top 5 Ways Parents Can Help Prevent Addiction in Teens

September 2nd, 2017

Parents have more control over whether their teen abuses substance or not. Did you know that research indicates that parents who drink alcohol or use drugs are more likely to have children who do the same? By simply being a positive role model, you demonstrate to your child that drugs and alcohol do not have […]

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The Physical Side Effects of Drugs and Alcohol

July 2nd, 2017

Substance Abuse Impact on Your Body Perhaps the most obvious effect that substances have on the human body is their brain altering effects. Taking a substance will result in either some kind of high or suppression. Over time, this initial ‘feel good’ effect wears off and leaves the person with many repercussions. Below are a few examples […]

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Welcome to our new website!

November 26th, 2016

We are so excited to announce the launch of our new website! Our goal with our new website was to make information more easily accessible and to provide our WNY community with more resources and information regarding substance use and mental health disorders.  We hope you enjoy the new look and feel of the Horizon […]

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Here’s What You Might Not Know About Addiction

April 17th, 2016

By now, most people realize that the old stereotypes of alcoholics and drug abusers no longer apply. Addicts are not people at the fringes of society, hanging out in dark alleys or the gutter. Anyone around you may be abusing drugs and alcohol and you might not even know it. Today, we are sharing five things […]

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Top Warning Signs You May Be Headed Toward Relapse

May 22nd, 2015

The road to recovery is oftentimes a bumpy one, with many ups and downs along the way. Some days you might feel like you are ahead of your addiction and other times you might feel like going back to your old ways. Although many people experience relapse throughout the recovery process, a person rarely relapses without […]

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