NHC’s new grant-funded video PSAs have a simple message for teens with health questions: Just Ask

You know that stuff that’s hard to talk about? Things like mental health, sexual health and other sensitive health-related topics? Talking about these things and more is easier than you think: All you have to do is ask. That’s the message NHC wants students to take away from a series of engaging videos highlighting the health centers at Tualatin High School and Merlo Station High School. The videos are designed

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NHC acquires new mobile medical van to reach at-risk patients

Lack of transportation, the inability to take time off work and not knowing how or where to access care are all factors that can make it difficult for many in our community to come into a doctor’s office to receive care. This is especially true for historically marginalized populations. To help address and overcome these barriers, NHC has acquired a new mobile medical van. The new vehicle was provided by

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To our AAPI community: We stand with you.

As we pass the one-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, difficult news stories continue to fill our feed. Last week’s attack in Atlanta comes amidst a disturbing nationwide increase in violence and discrimination against persons of color, especially our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) neighbors and friends. We each have an obligation to speak out against racism – from the dinner table to the exam room. The future of

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Supporting your child’s mental health during COVID-19: Five tips for families

COVID-19 has impacted daily routines. Families are now navigating distance learning, canceled events, and continued social distancing to name a few. It is important to be aware that these changes may affect your child’s mental health. Elizabeth Pruett RN, MSN, CPNP, is a Board-Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Neighborhood Health Center. She shared a few tips for families trying to cope during this challenging time. Move your body.  Everyone needs to

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