Adrian enjoys helping people find the right medications for their needs.
Adrian is a military veteran and has seen first-hand the challenges in mental health. He has experienced the stigma of mental health topics within his own Latino community, and has great interest in helping them seek help when needed and free of shame.
Adrian loves to meet new people, hear their stories and make their journey in life a little bit easier. He takes great joy in helping others realize their true and unconditional value as a person in spite of what life has thrown at them.
When Adrian isn’t working he loves to spoils his children, obsessively search for good books, and connect with friends and family.
Adrian also believes in the importance of spiritual care and will encourage patients to tend to those needs wherever they may be.
Adrián Avila es un Doctor en la práctica de enfermería. Se dedica a ayudar a la gente encontrar los medicamentos adecuados para seguir viviendo una vida plena.
Es un veterano de las fuerzas armadas estadounidenses, y ha visto de primera mano los desafíos que afectan el corazón de muchos. Adrián conoce muy bien el estigma sobre el tema de la salud mental en su comunidad latina, y tiene un gran interés a ayudarles superarla y aceptar que como seres humanos es natural y saludable reaccionar a eventos de la vida, aun a los trágicos.
A Adrián le encanta conocer a más personas y oír de sus experiencias y se empeña en hacerles el viaje por la vida más exitosa y sin verguenza por ser de carne y hueso con corazón. Le encanta ayudar a la gente recordar y aceptar su valor y dignidad humana, sin importar lo que les haya pasado en la vida.
Inclusive, le pone mucha importancia a nuestra espiritualidad y cómo nos afecta en la vida si el paciente así lo desea tratar. Cuando Adrián no está empeñado en el trabajo le encanta consentir a sus hijas y bebé, presentar temas bíblicos en su iglesia buscar libros nuevos para leer obsesivamente, y conectarse con amigos y familia.
Sobre todo, se fascina por las historias de cada uno, nuestras raíces y cómo hemos llegado a donde estamos.
Pamela has been a part of the Medication Management team at Human Supports of Idaho for ten years. She works in both the Boise and Caldwell office, and also works at other facilities throughout the Treasure Valley.
Pamela received her Associate’s degree in nursing in 1988 and her Bachelor’s degree in nursing in 1991.
She worked for Saint Alphonsus as a floor nurse for 20 years and received her Master’s in nursing in 2002.
Pamela enjoys growth and development and loves working with families.
She has been a member of Nurse Practitioners of Idaho for over 15 years and is proud of the incredible strides the organization has made to improve healthcare in Idaho. Pamela is also a member of the National Nurses Association and is a certified member of American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
Learning and teaching are very important components to Pamela and she spends a lot of time attending CEU’s and mentoring students.
For the past six years Pamela has allowed students from Idaho State University to go with her to all of her sites as a part of their Psych rotations for school.
Pamela takes a very holistic approach when working with patients and pays close attention to mind, body, and spirit. She believes it is important to treat patients the same as she would treat her own children and family.
Susan is a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Medication Manager at Human Supports of Idaho. Her passion for people is obvious. She desires to instill hope that a better life is possible for everyone regardless of circumstances. She uses her knowledge and compassion to support and encourage clients on their journey.
Medications can help by correcting chemical imbalances in the brain that impact mood and thought patterns. Susan is interested in client’s opinions, experiences, and feelings about medications. She also understands medications work best alongside therapy and other supportive treatments.
Susan’s education includes the degrees, Associate of Science in Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing Education and Post-Master's Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certificate. She has had several careers from housekeeper to college professor but believes she found her calling as a psychiatric medication manager.
Susan grew up in southern Nevada and central Arizona. In 1995 she moved with her family to the Magic Valley in Idaho. She wanted her children to grow up in a small community like she did. Now that they are grown, she travels, seeking out adventures, and exploring nature.
Sarah Hall, FNP works in our medication management department. She specializes in psychopharmacology. This is the study and use of drugs for the modification of behavior and the alleviation of symptoms associated with mental health. She can help with diagnosis of mental health issues.
Sarah works together with patients to help achieve their individual mental health goals with an attitude of compassion, acceptance, and empathy.
She started her career as a nurse in the hospital setting for several years and also attending school part time to obtain her Masters of Nursing Degree in Family Practice. She originally worked in pediatrics but found she loved the mental health field which brings her to Human Supports of Idaho. She especially enjoys being a part of helping people overcome their struggles and believes medications can be helpful but are just one part of good mental health.
In her free time, she most enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, camping, traveling, and doing crafts.