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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

August 4 kicks off National Health Center Week 2019 #NHCW19 and the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness is celebrating our community health centers, Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health.

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Understanding Social Determinants of Health

National Health Center Week August 4 – 10, 2019

National Health Center Week (August 4th-10th) is an annual celebration with the goal of raising awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America’s health centers over the past five decades.

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National Health Center Week August 4 – 10, 2019

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WELCOME AMANDA KEITH, CERTIFIED FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is pleased to announce Amanda Keith, FNP-C, has joined its staff and will be providing primary care to adults and children at Ridgeway Family Health, one of the Coalition’s two federally qualified health centers.

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WELCOME AMANDA KEITH, CERTIFIED FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

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United Way of Martinsville and Henry County Annual Luncheon

On June 27, 2019 a group of Coalition team members attended an annual luncheon hosted by the United Way of Martinsville and Henry County, one of the Coalition’s longstanding community partners.

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United Way of Martinsville and Henry County Annual Luncheon

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Alisa Branch brings more than 15 years of mental health experience to the Coalition

The Martinsville Henry County Coalition for Health and Wellness is pleased to announce that Alisa Branch, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), has joined its staff as a behavioral health care provider at Bassett Family Practice and Ridgeway Family Health, health centers operated by the MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness.

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Alisa Branch brings more than 15 years of mental health experience to the Coalition

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Partnership increases access for 15 local women to receive mammography screenings

The MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness has partnered with the University of Virginia’s Cancer Center and New College Institute for a couple of years now, to increase access to mammography screenings for local women in Martinsville and Henry County.

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Partnership increases access for 15 local women to receive mammography screenings

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

The MHC Coalition for Health and Wellness helps increase access to Behavioral Health services in our community Mental Health Awareness Month not only helps people realize the many ways in which mental illness touches their own lives, but also helps them learn about available services, and discover ways to advocate for increased support.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

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April is Stress Awareness Month: How Stress Affects Your Health

Stress is what you feel when you react to pressure. Pressure can come from things like work, family, money, illness, or from an internal need such as wanting to achieve a goal, wanting to fit in, or the way you feel about yourself.

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April is Stress Awareness Month: How Stress Affects Your Health

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Circle of Hope

Our team was delighted to be a part of Susan G. Komen’s Virginia Blue Ridge Affiliate Circle of Hope event on the evening of April 9th.

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Circle of Hope

Take care of your heart and your colon too

A heart healthy diet can reduce your risk of developing certain cancers, including colorectal. Focus on eating more fiber such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, beans and nuts, and limiting red and processed meats to cut excess calories.

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Take care of your heart and your colon too