Education for good health begins with people. Health education aims to improve health skills, behavior and attitudes by giving one a sense of responsibility for their own health. Through health education, patients make positive health decisions which allow them to live longer, better lives and control their medical conditions.
Northeast Valley Health Corporation’s (NEVHC) Health Education Department strives to be a leader in offering patient and community education services. The goal of the department is to promote healthy lifestyles, improve patient knowledge and skills to manage healthy conditions, and provide resources and referrals appropriate for enhancing health and wellness.
The Health Education Department offers group classes for the following:
- Smoking Cessation
- Blood Pressure
- Diabetes Prevention
- Weight Mangement – Youth Fit (Children & Teens)
- Healthy Habits for Families
- Chronic Disease Management
- Health Education Group Class Calendar
Walking for Better Health
Lose weight, get to know your neighbors and reduce stress. Invite your family and friends, and come walk with us! Walking for Better Health flyer.
The Health Education Department participates in Community Health Fairs and outreach events. In addition, the department offers written materials, such as handouts, booklets, flyers, brochures and referrals to community resources.
Individual Counseling for Smoking Cessation
The Health Education Department offers information, referrals, group and individual phone counseling on smoking cessation.
These services are provided by a bilingual staff. For more information on any of our services, please leave a message on the 24-hour Health Education Department Message line at (818) 270-9508 and someone will return your call within 48 hours.