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What is National Nutrition Month?
Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Choices celebrates March as National Nutrition Month. The main focus of the campaign is to bring awareness to making informed food choices and developing good eating and physical activity habits. This year National Nutrition Month is all about achieving a healthy lifestyle in order to maintain a healthy E weight and reduce risk of chronic disease. Use this website to give you some tips on how you can “Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle”.
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Urgent Services Resource Handout
Crisis Line 602-222-9444 Warm Line –open 24/7 602-347-1100
Recovery Innovations (for inpatient services)
11361 N 99th Ave. Ste 402 Peoria AZ 85345
AZ Connections (UPC) (emergency medications)
1201 S. 7th Ave., Suite 150, (602) 416-7600
Aurora Behavioral Health clinic
6015 W. Peoria Ave Peoria, AZ 85302
Quail Run Behavioral Health clinic
2545 W. Quail Ave. Phoenix AZ 85027
CBI west valley Free Narcan—Sonoran Prevention Works
824 N 99th Ave. Avondale AZ 480-442-7086
Suboxone services: Community Medical Services:
2301 W Northern Ave., Phoenix 602-866-9378
9449 N 90th St. Ste# 210, Scottsdale 855-203-6352
Community Bridges Central
2770 E Van Buren St. Phoenix 602-273-9999
Arizona Bridge to Recovery (ABR) 554 S. Bellview
Mesa, AZ 85204 480.649.1141
East Valley Addiction Recovery Center (EVARC) 560 S. Bellview
Mesa, Arizona 85204 480.962.7711
West Valley-Access Point & Transition Point 824 N. 99th Avenue
Avondale, AZ 85323 877-931-9142
Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS) 230 S. 12th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Miscellaneous Friendly Visiting/Friendly Phoning Resources
You Are Not Alone Program (YANA)
Goodyear Police Department’s Volunteers (VIPS)
175 N. 145th Avenue, Building E
Goodyear, AZ 85338
Information: Volunteers provide regular phone calls and home visits to seniors with limited support systems in GoodyearVolunteers provide regular phone calls and home visits to seniors with limited support systems in Goodyear.
Intake: Please call 623-882-7481. Registration is required. Registration form is found on their website at http://www.goodyearaz.gov/government/departments-divisions-a-z/police/volunteers-in-police-service-vips/you-are-not-alone-program-yana
WE CAN BEAT COVID-19
Register for a vaccine at no cost to you. Call 2-1-1 or visit vaccines.gov for a vaccination site near you.
With the Delta variant on the rise and many returning to in-person work, now more than everis the best time to protect yourself and your family against coronavirus (COVID-19). Get theinformation you need to make an informed decision
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January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month.
In 2021 it was estimated that*:
People of color and rural residents tend to be diagnosed with cervical cancer more frequently and often at a more advanced stage. We need to do everything possible to increase awareness in these communities.
A primary care providers can also administer the HPV Vaccine.
The HPV vaccine protects against the types of HPV that most often cause cervical cancers and can cause other kinds of cancer in both men and women. It does not treat existing infections or diseases, so it works best when given before any HPV exposure. The HPV vaccination*:
Regardless of vaccination status, starting at 21, women should regularly get screened for cervical cancer. Encourage your patients to meet with one of our primary care providers. Schedule an appointment, empower your patients, and save lives!
Medical Advocacy Ministry