In this episode Birdman visits with Newell Belnap, Physician Assitant

for the Show Low Outpatient Programs, ChangePoint Integrated Health.

Who is Newell Belnap:

Newell Belnap has worked for ChangePoint for over 8 years.  He received a bachelor’s degree at Brigham Young University in 1997.  Newell graduated from physician assistant school at Quinnipiac University School of Medicine in 2001 earning the Director’s Award along with several scholarships. 

He has been in clinical practice since 2001 working mainly in family medicine, but also in psychiatry and pediatric neurology.  Professional interests are the neurogenomics of rare disorders.  He does research at Translational Genomics Research Institute’s (TGen) Center for Rare Childhood Disorders in Phoenix.  He studies undiagnosed patients using the latest genomic technology to find diagnoses for patients and has published several journal articles.

In his free time, Newell enjoys spending time with family, traveling, skiing, backpacking, and mountain biking.


You can visit their website at


Our Mission

To Inspire Change, Empower Individuals and Improve Lives in Our Community.

We Inspire Change

Inspiration comes in many forms but the goal of ChangePoint is to provide an environment and staff that is able to inspire others to grow and succeed.

We Empower Individuals

ChangePoint provides a wide array of services to help individuals and families in our community succeed. Our team focuses on empowering those we serve by providing them with the critical skills and tools to achieve lifelong success. This may include equipping our clients with career development skills, living healthier lifestyles, enhancing their life skills, achieving educational goals, or relationships building skills and socialization skills.

We Improve Lives In Our Community

ChangePoint is a starting place for personal growth and improvement. We change lives by helping others enhance their life and relationship skills, achieve educational and employment goals, achieve self-sufficiency, and find meaningful success in all that they do. 

Our History

ChangePoint Integrated Health has been serving Navajo County with quality behavioral health services since 1966 and is a vital asset to the community. ChangePoint has seen much growth in its 50+ years of existence but has remained committed to making a difference in the lives of those we serve.

The demand for services in our rural community has led the organization to continue to grow and adapt by expanding various programs and services in the area. ChangePoint’s roots were in counseling services but the organization has grown into so much more by expanding into new areas such as housing, therapeutic foster care, psychiatry and so much more. ChangePoint is committed to continually expanding its offerings and bringing the many needed services to our rural community.

Our Impact to the Community

ChangePoint Integrated Health provides services to thousands of individuals each year.  Changepoint

  • Provide services for over 6,000 individuals annually

  • Provide over 150,000 appointments and services annually

  • Offer 34 housing units that provide over 12,000 nights of housing annually

  • 16 bed inpatient psychiatric hospital provides over 5,000 bed stays each year

  • Provide over 50,000 transports annually

The following are the sponsors of the BIRDMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN show, please visit them and give them your support when you can, as they make this show possible. 

Premier Sponsors:

Summit Healthcare

Active Digital Signage

America One Storage - Mail and Ship

Black Bull | White Buffalo

Bodyworks Health and Fitness

ChangePoint Integrated Health

Haven of Show Low

The House Restaurant

The Lion's Den

The Painted Ladies

Maverick Magazine

New Horizons Physical Therapy

North Star Salon


The Pinetop Coffee House & RGB Roasting Company

The Pour Station - WM Purified Water

Salt Restaurant & Wine Bar

Solterra Senior Living

Vinnedge Signworks

White Mountain Donuts

White Mountain Family Fun Park

VFW #9907

Your Hometown Sears (Celebrating 20 Years on the Mountain)

Direct download: 071317_ChangePoint_Final.mp3
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