Horizon Blog

How to help someone with mental illness

May 31st, 2015

Being a family member or friend of someone struggling with a mental disorder can be overwhelming and confusing. As someone on the sidelines, there are few things that can be done to help make things easier for all parties involved. Take the time to research and ask questions. To be a good friend or family member, it’s essential that you […]

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Horizon Family and Professional Psychotherapy Services

November 3rd, 2014

Providing High Quality, Personalized and Confidential Psychotherapy Horizon Health Services provides specialty psychotherapy services designed to meet the needs of the Western New York community. Our clients receive personalized, and confidential care from highly trained and experienced clinical experts in the fields of mental health, substance use, and psychiatry. Horizon’s Family and Professional Psychotherapy team […]

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Lady Gaga Promotes Youth Mental Health

January 7th, 2013

Sometimes it takes a celebrity to shed some attention on important issues.  Horizon Health Services thought that this particular announcement by Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation and the National Council, was worth mentioning in our blog, due to the fact that is in support of raising awareness for mental health care. Lady Gaga’s Born […]

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Physical Activity Can Aid in Treating Depression

January 3rd, 2013

Sticking to those New Year’s Resolutions to be more active, get in shape and lose weight?  Physical activity can not only improve your overall physical health — it can also improve overall mental health. When someone becomes increasingly depressed it is often difficult to understand why they cannot simply “snap out of it” and resume […]

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Happy Halloween! Final Ghoulish Fact of the Day

October 31st, 2012

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Mental Illness Awareness Week 2012: Oct. 7-13, 2012

October 7th, 2012

In 1990, the U.S. Congress established the first full week of October as Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) in recognition of the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s (NAMI) efforts to raise mental illness awareness. Below is an infographic that will show you the prevalence of mental illness in the U.S.  Our goal at Horizon is […]

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