Child Passenger Safety – Video

Did you know that properly installing #ChildSafetySeats is the best thing you can do to #protect your #child? Our #Pediatrician, Dr. Jain notes “the importance of keeping your child safe by using the right seat the right way.” Our Care Team at NOAH will work with you and your child to choose the best path for their overall #health and #wellness. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545!

Resources include:
Center for Family Health & Safety Program/Child Passenger Safety Program: https://www.phoenixchildrens.org/center-family-health-safety/road-safety-programs
SAFE KIDS WORLDWIDE: www.safekids.org

Preventing Suicide – Video

LIFE – it throws all of us curve balls that can be difficult to deal with. “For some, sometimes death seems like the only option,” says Mental Health America. Learn the warning signs of someone considering suicide. If you know someone that is at immediate risk of suicide, you need to ACT!

A is for ASK: Ask your friend if they are considering suicide or if they have a plan to end their life. It’s okay to be direct. Just try to be non-judgmental and show you care.

C is for CARE: If you think someone is in immediate danger, stay with them and offer to go with them to find help, even if it doesn’t make sense to you, try your best to sympathize and offer support. Try not to leave someone with suicidal thoughts alone.

T is for TELL: Tell a trusted adult what’s going on. Your friend might ask you not to tell anyone, but you should never keep talk of suicide a secret. It is worth breaking trust to save a life. You should never try to handle the situation by yourself. The most helpful think you can do is guide your friend to someone with training.

Our Care Team at NOAH offers behavioral health consulting and traditional outpatient counseling. Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work alongside medical and behavioral health to assess, diagnose and effectively treat the core-symptoms of our patients. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545!

Recognizing Anxiety – Video

Our friends at Mental Health America note “While we can’t completely shield young people from all the #traumatic situations they may face, we can help them learn to manage their #emotions and reactions in ways that cultivate #resilience.” Our Care Team at NOAH offers behavioral health #consulting and traditional outpatient #counseling. Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work alongside #medical and #behavioralhealth to assess, diagnose and effectively treat the core-symptoms of our patients.

Understanding Depression – Video

Learn the signs of #depression from our friends at Mental Health America. If you are concerned about your #child and think he or she may be dealing with a #mentalhealthissue, reach out and start a conversation. Our Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners work alongside #medical and behavioral health to assess, diagnose and effectively treat the core-symptoms of our patients. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545!

Understanding Trauma – Video

“Half of all #mentalhealth conditions start by age 14. Understanding how #trauma can trigger mental health issues in youth can help parents, teachers, and young people prevent #crises, says our friends at Mental Health America.” Our Care Team at NOAH offers behavioral health consulting and traditional outpatient counseling. Our Psych Nurse Practitioners work alongside medical and behavioral health to assess, diagnose and effectively treat the core-symptoms of our patients. To schedule an apt., please call 480-882-4545!

Fun in the Sun: Adequate sun protection for our Children and Teenagers

By Dr. Elizabeth Colvin

Summer is all about fun in the sun and pool time but we have to be aware of the intense exposure to sun in Arizona that can be dangerous for our little ones. More than 50% of our total lifetime sun exposure occurs before the age of 20 so it is important to implement sun protection and provide education to your children as early as possible. However, it can seem overwhelming with hundreds of different sunscreens filling our store aisles and constant new information regarding sun protection, so this article aims to provide some helpful answers.
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5 Tips for Treatment of Heat Exhaustion


The summer sun can be brutal on our bodies. If you find yourself out in the sun too long without proper hydration, are confused, dizzy, or are starting to feel sick, you may be experiencing heat exhaustion. Our Care Team at NOAH offer some helpful strategies you can follow if you are starting to feel the effects of heat exhaustion. Without proper intervention, heat exhaustion can progress to heat stroke, which can damage the brain, organs and possibly cause death. [Read more...]

Heat exhaustion basics – know the signs.


If you haven’t gone out much this summer yet, you might be in for a rude awakening with the sun. As temperatures continue to rise, dehydration becomes inevitable if you don’t drink fluids throughout the day. Over time, heat exhaustion may set in and if you don’t treat it right away, you may find yourself in a local emergency room. NOAH has you covered with some great information about the basics of heat exhaustion. [Read more...]

5 Tips for Nutritious Family Meals


Ask yourself, what is your vision of the perfect family meal? What does it look like, who is at your table, and what are you eating? For me, it’s having dinner at the dining table, family style, packed with healthy nutritious foods, full of laughter and conversation highlighting the day’s adventures. Often times this is more of a dream than a reality in many households, but our NOAH Care Team offer a few tips to help you make your perfect family meal come true! [Read more...]

Summer road trip first aid kit-must haves!

Katherine Taylor Chuang, MD | NOAH Family Physician

Bandages. Disinfecting wipes. Sunscreen. Check √

Summer is a great time to stock up on various bandages as well as antiseptic pads for your first aid kits. Your local stores usually have discounts on themed band aids which are fun for the kiddos and ease the pain just as much as a healing kiss! [Read more...]