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HealthNet Northeast Health Center Celebrates One Year Anniversary!

Truck driver Pierre Roberts, 39, knew something wasn’t right when he began feeling more tired than usual. It had been well over a year since he’d been to a doctor. His busy work schedule made it easy to put off the visit. Through the recommendation of a friend, Pierre made an appointment at HealthNet Northeast [...]

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Back To School: Behavioral Health

Post by Bhumi Bhavsar, Behavioral Health Therapist The kids are finally back in school!  Have you noticed that your child/children seem to be more anxious or isolated or irritable since it is back to school time?  If so, take a few minutes to ask them why they feel this way.  Sometimes it is hard for [...]

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The Well-Woman Exam and Why It’s Important!

It’s not uncommon to hear women complain about their annual well-woman exam and wonder why it’s so important. Check out the post below from Certified Nurse Midwife, Carrie Bonsack! Carrie explains the importance of this annual exam and why you should be going each year! Why is this important? The annual exam is an opportunity [...]

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Going on a Bug Hunt

Post by Tori Kissner, Family Support Specialist I distinctly remember a “game” my grandfather used to play with me that taught me more life values than most childhood games I ever played; I believe he called it “Bug Hunting.” He was a fisherman and taught me that buying bait was a waste of money, since it [...]

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Dealing with Dementia: National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Post by Bhumi Bhavsar Did you know that 5.3 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s? In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, HealthNet Behavioral Health Provider, Bhumi Bhavsar, discusses the importance of caregivers as well as dealing with a family member suffering from dementia. What is Alzheimer’s?  Dementia has a group of symptoms:  most prominent [...]

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Get To Know: Dr. Cantrell

Q: Tell us a little bit about yourself. A:  Born and raised in Indianapolis on the East Side near the State Fair Grounds.  I have a wife of 12 years, 5 children, 8 brothers and sisters and an amazing immediate/extended family.  I love my faith, my family and my friends.  Then, I love being a [...]

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Speedway Chamber of Commerce Donate to West Health Center Campaign

BIG thanks to the Speedway Chamber of Commerce for their generous gift of $1,000 to be directed to HealthNet West Health Center! In December 2012, a renovated Blockbuster Store at 6029 West 10th Street became home to HealthNet’s newest health care facility – HealthNet West Health Center. The 4,500 square foot center offers adult primary [...]

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Kids, Work and a Social Life? Tips on juggling your busy schedule!

Post by Bhumi Bhavsar Yes, it is already that time of year when kids are returning back to school!  Can you believe it, summer is already over?!  Some us of look forward to this time of year, where others are wondering how am I going to manage everything?   Your children are looking forward to starting [...]

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Help Your Kids Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Post by Laura Jay-Ballinger, M.A., LMHC It’s that time of year again– back to school!  It’s hard to believe the summer went by so quickly! I’ve noticed that both kids and adults have a difficult time adjusting routines and getting back to school.  One of the most arduous tasks of the fall is establishing good sleep [...]

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Kids Not as Excited to Go Back to School as You Are?

Post by Bhumi Bhavsar Yes, it’s that time of year again; the kids are going back to school – which means shopping for clothes, shoes, school supplies- the whole works!!  You’re excited and others are excited, however you notice that your child doesn’t seem excited; rather their behavior seems to have taken a change for the [...]

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