Horizon Blog

Recognizing the Signs of Mental Illness

April 2nd, 2018

If you are feeling isolated or insecure because you believe you may be suffering from a mental illness, know that you are not alone. Mental illness is defined, broadly, as a disease that causes mild to severe disturbances in thought and/or behavior, resulting in an inability to cope with life’s ordinary demands and routines. The […]

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How to Help Someone Who Is In Crisis

September 26th, 2016

Everyone faces emotional challenges. Everyone deals with stress, and everyone goes through ups and downs. But for some people, those challenges, those ups and downs, and that stress is tougher to deal with. How can you tell if someone is just going through a tough time, or if they are on the verge of harming […]

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Mental Health Awareness: Stages Of Mental Health Conditions

May 16th, 2016

Mental Health America, the same organization that sponsors Mental Health Awareness Month, works to change people’s attitudes towards mental health. And one of their newest campaigns is aimed at encouraging people to get help in the early stages. Why? Think about how we classify other serious illnesses, like cancer or diabetes. We don’t wait until […]

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