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Mary Jo Nemec, MS, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, offers behavioral health services through Horizon

Sep 2, 2021 | Our Staff

Mary Jo Nemec, MS, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC

Horizon Health Care is pleased to welcome Mary Jo Nemec, MS, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC, as the new psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Joining Horizon’s behavioral health team, Nemec will meet with patients through TeleHome – a telehealth option for virtual behavioral health.

Originally from Holabird, South Dakota, Nemec graduated with a Master of Science in Nursing degree from South Dakota State University in 2012. In 2021, she obtained a graduate certificate from the Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. Previously, she spent eight years as a family nurse practitioner providing primary and acute care, and she has a combined 16 years of experience in the medical field.

“I believe all people have the right to comprehensive and culturally sensitive health care,” said Mary Jo Nemec, MS, APRN, CNP, PMHNP-BC. “Because I reside in an underserved rural community, I recognize the importance of having health services close to home. Telehealth is allowing me to expand access to our patients for their behavioral needs.”

Nemec is married to husband, Nicholas. They have four children, all grown, and seven grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, and spending time with her family. To set up an appointment with Horizon’s behavioral health team, reach out to your nearest Horizon clinic.

For over 40 years, Horizon Health Care, Inc. has been providing personalized, affordable, high-quality medical, dental and mental health care through a rural, community-based network in South Dakota. Horizon is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that serves the medical, dental and mental health care needs of South Dakotans in rural, medically underserved areas through 110,000 patient visits annually in 32 community health centers in: Aberdeen, Alcester, Bison, Bryant, De Smet, Eagle Butte, Elk Point, Faith, Fort Thompson, Howard, Huron, Isabel, La Plant, Lake Preston, Martin, McIntosh, Mission, Plankinton, Wessington Springs, White River, Woonsocket, and Yankton. For more information please visit

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