Breaking Down Stigma: What It Means for Addiction

SASI measures stigma and attitudes related to substance use. It includes perceptions of those with SUDs and aims to hold the nation accountable while tracking progress in eliminating stigma. The Shatterproof Addiction Stigma Index (SASI) report, done in collaboration with The Hartford in 2021, provides important insights and learnings about the impacts of stigma, which […]

Vista Research

Vista Research Group Horizon Treatment Services partners with Vista Research on Measurement Based Care (MBC)  Read the Letter from Horizon Treatment Services CEO, Jaime Campos Enjoy this video with Joanna Conti, President and CEO of Vista Research Group, Inc.

Substance Use + Mental Health in Youth and Young Adults

Substance Use + Mental Health in Youth and Young Adults By Rochelle U. Collins, ASW, MAAssociate Director of Outpatient & Prevention ServicesHorizon Treatment Services Although most youth are in good health, some youths are at an increased risk for behaviors that can lead to poor health outcomes, such as high-risk substance use. The majority of adults […]

Evidence-Based Mental Health Recovery

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 BrockCEO, 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 Action […]

“Beat” Meth

“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

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 […]

The Horizon Services CLAS Committee

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…

Celebrating Black History Month

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!