Evidence-Based Mental Health Recovery “Responding to life’s challenges instead of reacting negatively to situations are the principals upon which One New Heart Beat was developed.” Waynette Brock CEO, One New Heartbeat Horizon is excited to announce a new partnership with One New Heartbeat, a 501C3 non-profit organization specializing in Mental Health Recovery, Including The Wellness Recovery […]
“Beat” Meth The acuity of the methamphetamine epidemic is highly visible in emergency departments. Did you know that Methamphetamine is the second leading cause of overdose death in America after opioids? More than 29,000 Americans die every month of non-cocaine psychostimulant overdose, and methamphetamine addiction is becoming more frequent among racial minority and historically underserved […]
Developing Our Workforce Jen Slusser-MacTernan, Director of Outreach and Talent Development Horizon Treatment Services has been steadily implementing improved training for staff – one of many initiatives derived from an Employee Engagement Survey last year. The evidence-based practices our counselors use lead with compassionate, trauma-informed support and responses with our clients. We are excited to […]
Doing Justice with Smoking Cessation “People with substance use disorder (SUD) smoke cigarettes at a rate more than twice that of the general population.” – (Saloner et al., 2023) Anna Phillips, Chief Program Officer Cigarette smoking has decreased by 9% over the last decade (Saloner et al, 2023). One group of consumers, however, has not been […]
A Note from Jen Slusser MacTernan, Horizon’s CLAS Committee Leader on Equity for BIPOC and LGBTQ The CLAS Committee meets monthly to explore important topics tied to the national Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) standards. Drug addiction is a…
Dr. Martin Luther King said it best and reminds us that at Horizon, our work truly does ‘uplift humanity.’ It has great dignity and importance and must therefore be undertaken with painstaking excellence!