LIFTED is a weekly podcast profiling people and perspectives of the American community. Through telling short, real-life stories of people starting something new, striving for personal goals and breaking through barriers, LIFTED aims to build a picture of life for Western New Yorkers.


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Andrew Chambers found an anvil in his father’s workshop, and eventually decided to become a blacksmith. What does Andrew think the future holds for the millennia-old job?

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This episode of LIFTED is brought to you by Horizon Health Services.

Horizon Health Services, Inc. is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides hope and healing for individuals and their families dealing with substance use and mental health disorders. Horizon continues to grow and improve both our services and our organizational capabilities.

We embrace our role as industry leaders and patient advocates knowing that the stakes have never been higher. The diseases of mental illness and addiction present urgent public health crises. They impact families in every neighborhood of our community.

Education, prevention and treatment are our most effective weapons against these diseases.

We offer comprehensive, person-centered care to help individuals and their families achieve improved health – including medical, psychiatric, counseling and support services.  We know that effective treatment makes recovery from behavioral health disorders possible. Most important, we provide hope.  Our Mission: Together for Recovery.  Changing Lives.  Saving Lives.