Horizons Community Mental Health Center

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2009

    Couple Learns About Miami Psych Units the Hard Way

    Having no health insurance sucks. Just ask Cecil Gamarra. Three years ago, the soft-spoken 42-year-old noticed his young Haitian wife beginning to change. She stopped sleeping and would vanish for days at a time. Sometimes she'd mutter things about people who didn't exist -- and places she'd never v ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 9, 2003

    Animal Magnetism

    Primal instincts re-examined

  • News

    July 4, 2002

    Days of El Portal's Lives

    This tiny village is one of the county's most diverse, and boy do they fight about it

  • News

    February 26, 1998

    Shoot Out the Lights

    Gwendolyn Ramsey's run-in with police culminated in an emergency lobotomy. So where is she now? Behind bars.

  • News

    February 29, 1996

    Birth of a Misinterpretation

    A Haitian refugee is denied asylum after honestly answering a question about his wife's protracted pregnancy

  • News

    February 8, 1996

    Perilous Journey

    For more than two decades Miami's Haitian Refugee Center was a beacon of hope and a force for justice. Today its director, Guy Victor, is struggling just to keep it afloat.