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Outpatient

OutpatientImproving your quality of life is the ultimate goal. In many cases we can help you do that through our outpatient services. Outpatient therapy is provided to address a wide array of behavioral and emotional concerns that individuals experience. Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, substance use disorders, and attention deficit disorder are just a few of the many issues we treat on an outpatient basis. We offer a broad range of programming, and specialized clinical staff to meet the needs of our clients. Individual, family and group therapies are provided at Horizon’s Wellness Centers.

Individual and family therapy addresses a wide range of mental health and substance use concerns. We offer specialized treatment based on individual client needs. We have experts in trauma, substance use disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, treatment of sexual offenders, and many other problems individuals and families encounter in their life.

Criteria for Admission: Individuals must meet criteria based on the need for substance use disorder or mental health treatment. Guidelines are defined by Medicaid and private insurance companies.
Mental Health Groups are offered based on consumer needs. Some of the groups include anger management, domestic violence or abuse, and depression.

Chemical dependency/ use groups are provided to individuals who can benefit from working through their recovery in a group setting. We have Certified Substance Abuse Counselors and Licensed Counselors who help create a treatment plan.

Project Link is a specialized substance use group for pregnant and post-partum women or women with small children. The program lasts for 12 weeks. Transportation and child care assistance are available on an individual basis.

Criteria for Admission: Individuals must have a mental illness that has been diagnosed by a professional, and meet the criteria defined by Medicaid or other private insurance companies.
Psychosocial rehabilitation gives Horizon clients with severe mental illness a chance to learn and retain living and social skills, making it easier for them to live in the community. By developing healthy relationships and a peer support system, our clients are given the confidence they need for mental health recovery and to tackle life.

Criteria for Admission: Must be 21 or over and meet the criteria as determined by Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services. An assessment must be done before a person can be considered for this service.
PACT was designed to help clients recover from severe episodes of mental health crisis. Within this program Horizon provides an array of services that help clients remain stable and live independently in the community.

Clients are referred to PACT by Horizon’s Access team or a case manager. Other clients join PACT while transitioning from state hospitals or jails.

The PACT program provides an array of intensive services that are highly individualized. The Horizon team works in collaboration with medical providers to ensure each client gets the physical and mental care they need to live a healthy and productive life. Services provided include:

  • Assistance with activities of daily living

  • Medication management

  • Linkage to community resources


Criteria for Admission: The person must be at high risk for psychiatric hospitalization or for becoming or remaining homeless due to mental illness. The client might also require intervention by the mental health or criminal justice system due to inappropriate social behavior. In addition, a client in need of PACT services will have a history (three months or more) of a need for intensive mental health treatment or treatment for co-occurring disorders (serious mental illness and substance abuse) and is resistant to seeking out and utilizing appropriate treatment options.