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It’s always okay to #TalkAboutIt. Find mental health resources at Northside.
Staying active & healthy hasn’t been easy. Northside is here to help.
Life for women has changed drastically over the past year, and you might not be OK right now. You might be spread too thin and struggling to take time for yourself.
Northside is here to support you by starting a conversation around your well-being and the care that can support it. We’re here to give you a safe space to prioritize your health, which so many women haven’t been able to do during the pandemic. Millions are going through similar struggles and we’re here to remind you that you’re not alone. So, let’s talk about it, together.
The Frank Ski Show with Nina Brown on KISS 104.1 featured Dr. Michele Voeltz, cardiologist with Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, to discuss the importance of self-care for women.
An Atlanta-based OB-GYN specialist, who describes COVID-19 as challenging and lonely, says she gets emotional seeing people suffer — and she and her team have been working to combat misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine.
“I spend more time talking with patients about long-hauler syndrome and their worries about it, and usually, my patients don’t have that, but they have a friend who has that, who is still having chest pain, still having shortness of breath,” said Dr. Genevieve Fairbrother of Obstetrics and Gynecology of Atlanta.
As Georgia's leader in women's health services, Northside Hospital enjoys partnerships with many of the state's top voices on women's issues. Some are directly involved in providing care, while others are strong advocates for family relations, economic opportunities, and social justice. In our effort to encourage women to #TalkAboutIt, these organizations are listening to the conversations being led by Georgia's women - and Northside is proud to support the resources they are providing as we begin to emerge from the pandemic.
Take some time to learn more about them here.
For nearly 100 years, The American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. Their mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.
As the only public foundation in Georgia dedicated solely to women and girls, The Atlanta Women’s Foundation’s mission is to be a catalyst for change in the lives of women and girls. They strive to ensure that all women and girls in metro Atlanta live safe, economically self-sufficient, successful lives.
The mission of the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GOCA) is to increase awareness and educate women, their families, as well as the healthcare community about risks, symptoms, and treatment of ovarian cancer leading to earlier detection.
Good Samaritan Health Center is working to remove the barriers preventing low-income families from obtaining access to quality healthcare in the Atlanta area. Good Samaritan Health Center's services include medical, dental, behavioral, nutrition/health education, and wellness.
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia exists to improve maternal and infant health through advocacy, education and access to vital resources. Since 1974, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia has been the strongest statewide voice for improved access to healthcare and health outcomes for Georgia’s mothers and babies.
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. They support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every mom and baby can have the best possible start.
The mission of Partnership Against Domestic Violence (PADV) is to end the crime of intimate partner violence and empower its survivors. PADV is the largest non-profit domestic violence organization in Georgia providing professional, compassionate, and empowering support to battered women and their children in Metro Atlanta.
Rainbow Village strives to transform the lives of families experiencing homelessness by providing hope, housing and healing in order to instill initiative, self-development and accountability that will foster meaningful growth in the lives of each person that encounters their organization.
Susan G. Komen Greater Atlanta is the largest breast cancer-specific organization in the Southeast. They are the only organization with a 360-degree approach to fighting breast cancer on all fronts. They fund life-changing research, advocate for compassionate public policy and patient rights, empower people with fact-based information, ensure access to care, and provide the treatment assistance and emotional support patients need.