May is Mental Health Awareness Month!
Did you know that Alcohol is considered the #1 date rape drug?
Did you know athletes who drink are twice as likely to get injured as non-drinking athletes?
Did you know that the most common mental health disorder in youth is anxiety?
Did you know the following people have experienced mental health challenges?
Winston Churchill- UK Prime Minister - Depression
Michael Phelps - Olympic Swimmer - ADHD
J.K. Rowling - Author - Depression
Demi Lovato - Actress/Singer - Bipolar/Substance Abuse
Dwyane "The Rock" Johnson - Pro Wrestler/Actor - Depression
Did you know that cross cultural studies have found that suicide is found in all cultures and ethnic groups?
Did you know that mental illness can affect anyone regardless of intelligence, social class or income level?
Did you know that women attempt suicide more often than men, but men complete suicide more often that women?
Did you know 1 in 4 Americans experience a mental illness in a given year?
Did you know that Horizons provides services to a 5 county catchment area?
Barber, Harper, Kingman, Pratt and Reno County.
Did you know that many people with mental disorders lead full, productive and satisfying lives?
Did you know that stigma is one of the biggest barriers to individuals seeking treatment and therefore is one of the biggest barriers to recovery? Fighting the stigma and shame associated with mental illness is often more difficult than battling the illness itself.
Did you know that is a common misconception that people with mental disorders are violent? Research shows that as a group, people with mental disorders are far more likely to be victims of violenc than perpetrators.
Did you know that 3% of 13-17 year olds have an eating disorder?
Did you know that 11% of school-aged youth have ADD/ADHD?
Did you know that only 41% of people with mental illness use mental health services in any given year?
Did you know that for almost all mental disorders, people delay getting treatment? The median delay (50% above, 50% below) was 10 years.
Did you know that non-suicidal self injury, such as cutting, self-hitting, burning and picking has been found to occur in 5-19% of U.S. middle-high school students.
Did you know that asking someone if they are having thoughts of suicide won't make them suicidal?
Did you know that Horizons offers Mental Health First Aid training and Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training free of charge to Reno County residents thanks to funding from the United Way of Reno County? (If you are interested in taking a class, contact Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Did you know that marijuana may increase the risk of developing psychotic disorders like schizophrenia?
It can also worsen symptoms in people who already have psychosis.
Did you know that there are 26 licensed community mental health centers in Kansas
providing care to over 100,000 people each year?
Did you know that mental disorders often start in adolescence or early adulthood?
A national survey has reported that 1/2 of all disorders begin by age 14 and 3/4 by age 24.
Welcome to Horizons Mental Health Center!
We are proud to offer a wide variety of services from individual therapy, to medication assessment and management, to targeted case management for all ages. Our dedicated team works together to create a treatment plan that is just right for your particular situation.
The menu to the left will help you discover the services we offer, our team of qualified and professional providers, and how we are making a difference in the community. Not sure if you need to seek help? Check out our free and anonymous Online Screening tool. You will also find New Patient information and documents to bring with you for your first appointment as well as important Financial Information.
HMHC has extended Reno County office hours to better serve our consumers!
Monday- Thursday 8:00 am- 7:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Our 24-hour Crisis Line is: 1.800.794.0163
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