Horizon House is saddened to announce the passing of our esteemed colleague and friend, Dr. Larry Real. A giant here at Horizon House with a heart for helping and serving our participants, Larry passed away on March 25 following a brave battle with cancer.
For over a decade, Larry served Horizon House in many ways. He originally came to us in 2009 when he was the first psychiatrist named to our Board of Directors. Shortly after, in 2010, he joined us full-time as our Medical Director, a role perfectly suited for his warm spirit as he was able to leave a profound impact on our participants by helping them live better lives. He used his unique abilities to drive his belief that recovery is achievable for all.
Larry joined the city of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health & Intellectual Disability Services as its Chief Medical Officer in 2015, but came back to Horizon House in 2018 to resume his » Continue Reading.