Many individuals create New Year’s resolutions centered around weight loss and lifestyle changes that will help them live healthier lives. However, most people give up on their goals before experiencing their desired change. In fact, about 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail, and most fail before February. Based on this information, we contacted Dr. Curtis … Read moreFat Loss: A Conversation with an Obesity Medicine Specialist
What is quinoa? Did you know that Jan. 16 is National Quinoa Day? That’s right, there’s a whole day dedicated to celebrating all things quinoa, but what is it? According to Reatna Taylor, the Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Program Manager at Camino Vida, quinoa is an excellent source of whole grain. Prior to colonization, quinoa … Read moreNational Quinoa Day: A recipe with Reatna
What is Mental Wellness Month? Did you know that January is Mental Wellness Month? According to the National Institute of Mental Health, about one out of every five U.S. adults suffer from mental health issues. Mental Wellness Month helps raise mental health awareness while encouraging individuals to prioritize their mental well-being, and it couldn’t come … Read moreMental Wellness Month: Six tips to manage your mental health
Did you know that November is National Diabetes Month? That’s right, the month built around Thanksgiving and endless holiday meals is also a time when healthcare institutions across the country bring attention to the growing concern of diabetes. This year, in honor of National Diabetes Month, I spoke with staff members at Camino Vida, our … Read moreNational Diabetes Month: How a health and wellness program changes lives
Camino Health Center Executive Director, speaks to someone inside Camino Clinic. Everything in the body is connected. Every choice a person makes directly or indirectly affects another part of them and this is especially true when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. It is important to know about the different types of health a … Read moreCamino Health Center’s holistic approach to healthcare
Ron and Dorothy Clark are one of only two couples in the United States who are certified to teach Wellness Recovery Action Plan classes. Since 2015, Camino Community Services Manager, Ron Clark has taught the WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan) training class. These classes teach participants important mental health recovery concepts and skills to apply … Read moreClark family makes history with WRAP Training program!
2021 was a banner year for Camino! Because of the hard work and dedication of our staff, volunteers, community sponsors, and partners, we were able to live out our mission of equipping people to live healthy, hopeful, and productive lives. To hear some of the many ways Camino made an impact on our community, watch … Read moreCamino 2021 Year in Review
At Camino Health Center, we live out our mission of equipping people to live healthy lives every day. We do this through our four service areas which are, Camino Clinic, Camino Contigo (behavioral health services), Camino Vida (health and wellness program), and The Food Farmacy (food pantry). Recently, we revamped our website in an effort … Read moreCamino Health Center website offers new amenities!
Don’t look now, but Christmas is right around the corner! One of the best things about this time of year is the amazing holiday food. Gingerbread, pumpkin pie, peppermint bark, eggnog, and fudge, oh my! While these treats may get our taste buds watering, they can also cause our waistline to fluctuate. Fortunately, Camino Vida’s … Read more5 ways to maintain healthy eating habits during the holidays
The holidays can inspire feelings of joy and thankfulness. Unfortunately for some people, this time of year can invoke emotions of loneliness, stress, and anxiety. The medical community refers to this phenomenon as the “holiday blues”. “For those that are separated from their families, it is possible that they may be feeling a heightened sense … Read moreCamino Contigo provides important bilingual behavioral health services