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AxessPointe to Open Third Pharmacy at Broadway Location

Sept. 17, 2018 – AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. has undergone two major expansion projects since September 2017, with their new Kent and Arlington facilities, and is continuing that trend into the fall of 2018. AxessPointe is expanding its pharmacy footprint and is adding a third location within its Broadway clinic located at 676 S. […]

Suicide Prevention: Facts, Warning Signs, Risk Factors and Treatment Options

Suicide Prevention: Facts, Warning Signs, Risk Factors and Treatment Options By: Vikil Girdhar, MD The concept of mental health is fortunately becoming less of a stigma in society and quickly being recognized as a serious condition that requires appropriate treatment. With the unfortunate passing of celebrities due to suicide, such as Kurt Cobain, Robin Williams, […]

AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. Providing Medication-Assisted Treatment Services

July 12, 2018 – AxessPointe Community Health Centers, Inc. has added a new element to their list of services that they provide to the area, medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) uses prescription medications, in conjunction with counseling, to treat substance abuse disorders. AxessPointe began the service in June and currently only offers […]

Listen Up Men! June is For You!

Listen Up Men! June is For You! By: Mackenzie Gerl June is Men’s Health Month! I’m sure you’ve seen it at least once on social media over the past 30 days. But what does it mean? Is men’s health any more important than all humans’ health? (No, it’s really not.) However, there are certain aspects […]

End the Stigma, Mental Health IS Important!

End the Stigma, Mental Health IS Important! By: Vikil Girdhar, MD April showers bring May flowers, and May brings Mental Health Month. So, what exactly is mental health and why is it important? Does mental health influence a person’s physical health and well-being? How are mental health illnesses diagnosed and what are the treatment options? […]

April is National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month By: Monique C. Harris, MSW, LSW April. A time for spring, a time for new growth. The start of a new season, and National Minority Health Month, which is a time to learn more about the health status of racial and ethnic minority populations in the U.S. It’s also […]

Your Mouth Says a Lot More About You Than You Think

Your Mouth Says a Lot More About You Than You Think By: Mackenzie Gerl February is Children’s Dental Health month and is dedicated to educating children and parents, as well as raising awareness, about the importance of proper oral health care. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to not only care for your own dental health, […]