Recent Articles

Tobacco and Mental Health Awareness
May 26, 2015
May is Mental Health Month. Most are aware of the prevalence of smoking, however, fewer might know about the prevalence of smoking among...
May is Mental Health Month
May 20, 2015
May is Mental Health Month and the Behavioral Health Team at San Luis Valley Health will be sharing resources with you throughout the month...
Tobacco Cessation: Smoking and Colon Cancer
Mar 25, 2015
By Lisyuri Gallardo, Tobacco NavigatorMarch is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.  The general public is usually aware of the link...
Suffering from a Chronic Illness?
Mar 11, 2015
Trying to Quit? We Can Help.
Feb 24, 2015
Written by Lisyuri GallardoMany people believe they can quit tobacco use on their own.  However, on average only  4-7 % of...
How Much are You Smoking?
Jan 30, 2015
By Lisyuri GallardoIt is important for you to realize how much money you spend on tobacco maybe once you think about all the things you can...
What's with E-Cigarettes?
Dec 31, 2014
“Are e-cigarettes safe?  Don’t you just inhale pure water vapor?  Can it really help you quit smoking?” ...
American Diabetes Month: Spiced Turkey Breast with Apple Chutney
Nov 26, 2014
Makes: 16 servingsServing Size: 3 oz. turkey, 2 Tbsp. chutneyPreparation Time: 20 minutes up to 1 hour, 15...
Great American Smokeout Day Reaches Over 100 People
Nov 26, 2014
The Great American Smokeout event held in Monte Vista, La jara and Alamosa gave staff and the community members the opportunity to learn...
American Diabetes Month: Mixed Greens and Cranberry Salad
Nov 19, 2014
With only 105 calories per serving and just seven grams of fat, this salad is a great option for your holiday meals and throughout the year...