Tag: health

Northland Rural Therapy Services Offering Early Intervention Services

| October 15, 2014
Northland Rural Therapy Services Offering Early Intervention Services

NRTA (Northland Rural Therapy Services): the contractor for AzEIP in Flagstaff) is starting to offer clinic-based early intervention services for those children who do NOT qualify for AzEIP services but still present with mild to moderate delays. Many children are not eligible for AzEIP yet, they could use the support and therapies. Therapies include: PT, OT and […]

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Healthy Living Workshop: Put Life Back in Your Life – Series Begins November 5th

| October 15, 2014
Healthy Living Workshop: Put Life Back in Your Life – Series Begins November 5th

The Healthy Living Workshop is a six-week interactive self-management workshop that meets once a week for two and a half hours. It is designed to help people live a healthier life, build skills and gain self-confidence. Refreshments will be provided. Subjects covered: Dealing with difficult emotions l Managing symptoms Goal setting & problem solving Nutrition […]

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Kids Yoga Class Series Begins October 10th

| October 10, 2014
Kids Yoga Class Series Begins October 10th

Treat your kids to a healthy start to the weekend. Sign them up for 6 weeks of Kids’ Yoga with Patty Wiley. Every Friday from 3:45PM to 4:30PM, this yoga class specializes in healthy movement, calming the mind, and teaching your children how to have fun without an electric device consuming their minds. $40 for […]

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NACA Awarded Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Funding  

| October 6, 2014
NACA Awarded Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Funding  

Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Through this 5-year project, Native Americans for Community Action, Inc. will provide youth suicide prevention programming throughout Coconino County and collaborating communities within the Hopi Tribe. NACA’s youth suicide […]

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Girls on the Run 5K Registration is Open

| September 29, 2014
Girls on the Run 5K Registration is Open

Girls on the Run 5k is unlike any other running event.  It is a celebration of and for the girls who are completing a three month season of Girls on the Run programming. By the day of the 5k, their enthusiasm is such that they are running around before the race.  Girls dance to warm-up […]

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HomeStyles: New Healthy Lifestyle Program for Parents of Preschoolers

| September 29, 2014
HomeStyles: New Healthy Lifestyle Program for Parents of Preschoolers

The U of A has a new program for parents of preschool children.  It’s been several years in development and worked with hundreds of preschool parents to glean strategies that really work for busy families to help them have healthy lifestyles.  The program is called HomeStyles.  It’s a no-cost, online program in BOTH English and […]

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Healthy Food Retail Strategies Webinar Series

| September 17, 2014
Healthy Food Retail Strategies Webinar Series

Join ChangeLab Solutions for three webinars this fall on strategies for creating healthier stores in one’s community. Look at tools to increase food access in rural areas and increase distribution of healthy foods to small stores, as well as best practices for making sustainable change through policy making.  There will also be  experts interviewed on […]

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Parents As Teachers

| September 15, 2014
Parents As Teachers

The parent is the child’s first and most influential teacher. Parents as Teachers can come along side to provide information, support, and encouragement to help children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life. Parents as Teachers core focus: Family support and parenting education Child and family development Diversity within families Health, safety, and […]

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Free Child Safety Seat Inspection – September 20th

| September 10, 2014
Free Child Safety Seat Inspection – September 20th

Make sure your child is safe at the Child Safety Seat Inspection. Free child safety seat inspection, sponsored by Coconino County Public Health Services District, Flagstaff Medical Center, and Safe Kids Coconino County. Saturday, September 20th from noon to 4pm 1200 N. Beaver St., Flagstaff AZ at the FMC Northwest Parking lot Old, broken and […]

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Media’s Influence on Brain Development, Health, and Behavior on September 11th

| September 10, 2014
Media’s Influence on Brain Development, Health, and Behavior on September 11th

Explore the positive and negative effects of screen media.  Learn about national recommended guidelines related to screen exposure for care providers and parents. Where: NCHC 2920 N. 4th Street (Training Facility middle of parking lot) When: Thursday, September 11th 6pm to 8pm Register by email ectc@asccaz.org or call 928-714-1716 Provided by Flagstaff Community Foundation, ASCC […]

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