Located at the Cedar Plaza in Flagstaff, Native Americans for Community Action (NACA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community healthcare organization dedicated to preventive care and whole-body wellness. The NACA Family Health Center provides quality health care to all who seek it: Native and non-Native … [Read more...] about NACA Delivers Healthcare Services to Native and Non-Native People
There is no denying the connection between the mind and body. A large number of doctor visits in the United States are related to behavioral health needs, as well as physical needs. Many individuals receiving care for physical health conditions may also require care for behavioral health conditions … [Read more...] about Caring for Body and Mind
Suicide continues to be one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Suicide crosses all cultures, ethnic groups and races, social circles and financial statuses. It is estimated that one in every six individuals contemplates suicide some time in their life. This number is significantly … [Read more...] about Suicide Prevention Conference Designed to Change Statistics
Summer has arrived and the outdoors is beckoning into the warm sunshine, cool shade, tall pines and scenic trails. Spending time outdoors and in nature can be very enjoyable and relaxing, but did you know spending time outside can also make you happier and healthier? Here are just a few ways hiking … [Read more...] about Improving Health by Hiking, Walking, Being Outdoors
March is designated National Colorectal Cancer Awareness month to raise awareness about this disease and the need for early detection and diagnosis. Of cancers that affect both men and women, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that colorectal cancer is the second leading … [Read more...] about Raising Awareness About Colorectal Cancer Screening, At-Home Tests
The short answer is, yes! And it can reduce heart disease as well. Why? Because foods such as oatmeal, whole grains and plant-based diets increase good cholesterol and decrease bad cholesterol. Cholesterol, also called lipids, is a waxy, fat-like substance found in your body and many foods. The … [Read more...] about Can Eating Oatmeal Really Reduce Your Cholesterol?
Suicide occurs across and within all socioeconomic, ethnic and cultural society. Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death in the U.S. and in Coconino County. In 2015 alone, Arizona averaged 17.2 suicide deaths per 100,000 people; Coconino County’s rate was 23.4 suicide deaths per 100,000 … [Read more...] about Upcoming Suicide Prevention Conference Designed to Change Statistics
Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death in the United States and in Coconino County. The numbers are staggering and the loss of life has an enormous ripple effect on those who have lost loved ones, as well as on the community at large. The human costs of suicidal behavior to individuals, … [Read more...] about NACA Bringing Suicide Assessment, Prevention Training to Flagstaff