Just Listen…

By Beverly Kube, Behavioral Health Consultant

Talking about suicide does not make someone decide to take their life. People who are feeling depressed and hopeless want to talk. Your willingness to talk about emotional issues, including suicide, can be the first step to getting a person help. The best thing you can do is begin the conversation. [Read more...]

May is Mental Health Awareness Month!

Rafael_Martinez

Rafael Martinez
Behavioral Health Director

This is an important topic as mental health issues not only effect the individual, it also effects the many others connected to that individual such as family, friends, work and community. Mental Health America is a national organization that leads the effort to identify mental health issues early to prevent the problems it can bring to one’s life. [Read more...]

Behavioral Health at NOAH

Rafael_Martinez

Rafael Martinez
Behavioral Health Director

It has been established that many medical issues are related to behavioral health such as anxiety, depression or interpersonal problems. Also, the treatment of chronic medical conditions such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension and pain involve behaviors and habits that many people struggle to prevent. [Read more...]

Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad Recipe

Picadillo

Picadillo Recipe

Turkey kale brown rice soup

TurkeyKaleBrownRiceSoup_Photo.Recipe

Allergen friendly ingredient substitutions

Javier Zayas-Bazan, MD

Javier Zayas-Bazan, MD, Associate Director HonorHealth – Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center – Heuser Family Medicine Program

I love to cook at home and have 5 or 6 shelves full of cookbooks and binders I have made with recipes and notes. My inspiration comes from my 6-year old who has several food allergies. I’m helping my daughter live as normal a life as possible while navigating her extensive food allergies. I prefer to take recipes that I like and make substitutions to make them allergen friendly using common ingredient substitutions. Try these trustworthy brands that are sure to help you and your family live as normal a life as possible in the kitchen. Be sure to check out a few of my favorite recipes and try them at home. [Read more...]

Food Allergy Safety Zone

Have you or your child been diagnosed with a common food allergy? Even a tiny amount of a food protein can cause life-threatening reactions. Ensure your family’s safety by creating a food allergy safety zone at home.

Food allergy safety zone:
• Read food labels.
• Prepare food in a safe environment.
• Wash, rinse and sanitize kitchen surfaces.
• Use separate utensils and equipment.
• Store food properly at home.
• Avoid cross-contact.

Food Allergy Awareness


In order to fully understand food allergies, you need to understand what they are and how serious they can become if proper precautions are not taken to manage them. A food allergy is a medical condition where exposure to a food causes a harmful immune response, known as an allergic reaction. This occurs when the immune system attacks proteins in the food that are normally harmless. These proteins that trigger this reaction in the body are called allergens. [Read more...]

Patient Experience – Pediatric Dental

Even our youngest superheroes need a little assistance! “They help us make sure we don’t have cavities by taking out the sugar buggies in our mouth!”, says Eleni, 7 years old. For more information about our dental program, click here to request an appointment or call us at 480-882-4545.


[Read more...]