Our Behavioral Health Blog: Insights & Expertise

The Horizon Health blog features insights and expertise from a variety of behavioral and mental health professionals from within our organization and beyond. Rich with information, we hope this mental healthcare blog becomes one of your go-to resources.

Overcoming Barriers to Accessing Mental Health

Jun 10, 2024

Mental health is an integral part of our overall well-being, yet accessing mental health care can be fraught with challenges. From stigma to financial constraints, numerous barriers can prevent individuals from seeking the help they need. In this ...

Addressing the Need for Hospitals to Implement a Medical Detox Program

Jun 4, 2024

The rising tide of substance use disorder has underscored the need for medical detox in hospitals. This service is critical in managing withdrawal symptoms and initiating recovery. Medical detox isn’t just about weaning off substances. Its about ...

Recognizing Emotional Trauma in Adults

May 20, 2024

Emotional trauma can leave deep, invisible wounds. It is mental anguish that can affect adults in profound ways. However, recognizing the signs of emotional trauma in adults is not always straightforward. The symptoms can be subtle, varied and often ...

Shining a Light on the Mental Health of the LGBTQ+ Community: Tips…

Mar 29, 2024

Millions of Americans experience symptoms of a mental health condition each year, and the number of people seeking care is trending upward. While a mental health diagnosis may impact an individual’s daily life, it can also have a ripple ...

What Exactly is Travel Nurse and How to Become One?

Mar 13, 2024

By Anne Kennedy, Director of Human Resources Healthcare facilities across the country are experiencing critical staffing shortages. It is not a secret that travel nursing has become a popular choice amongst facilities to fill those gaps. But is it right for ...

Improving Behavioral Health Care for Older Americans Now, Not Later.

Feb 14, 2024

President Joe Biden has addressed the national mental health crisis several times, urging the nation to achieve parity between physical and mental health care. The White House published an associated brief outlining strategies to tackle the crisis, ...

5 Benefits of Conducting Mock Surveys of Your Facility

Nov 27, 2023

One of the primary goals of behavioral health management and consulting is to leverage clinical resources to help facilities improve patient outcomes. One of the clinical resources we utilize is the mock survey. Through mock surveys, we ...

Stages of Change

Nov 22, 2023

By: Craig Harling, Vice President, Clinical Services How often have we heard or said, “Why are we taking that patient again? They never change their behavior.” Having worked in hospital settings of all kinds for over 30 years, I ...

Behavioral Health Benchmarking: What You Need to Know

Nov 22, 2023

Behavioral health providers often turn to companies such as Horizon Health for mental health consulting services designed to assist with improving their existing programs, which  is a smart move. Consulting services can offer the fresh perspective providers ...

How a Systematic Management Approach Can Improve Your Facility

Nov 20, 2023

As a company that specializes in behavioral health management and consulting, we employ a systematic management approach whenever we take on a new client. We have put our approach to the test for more than 40 years ...

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