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In order to limit the exposure and transmission of Covid-19, PTI will be exclusively doing tele-psychiatry (virtual) visits. You will still have your appointment, you will just have to do it with our Virtual Psych Network (VPN™). Contact us today to schedule your appointment.

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Removing the Mask of Mental Illness

Mar 04, 2015

In our culture, we’re all used to wearing masks to help hide our struggles and put our best foot forward.  Sometimes the masks help to maintain our image so that our differentness doesn’t make us stand out.  Every now and then, we need to remove our mask and disclose those struggles with our loved ones and those who are there to support us through the thick and thin....
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What Not To Say About Mental Illness

Dec 31, 2014

Amidst the holiday hustle we want to make a concerted effort to remember that the way in which we communicate with others can have a big impact on them.  We also want to remember that individuals who combat mental illness can have a more difficult time during the holidays.  Chances are, whether you are aware of it or not, you will probably encounter someone who is facing...
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Combating the Stigma of Mental Illness

Dec 03, 2014

Throughout history, the main line of thought was to put “people with problems” in a closet away from everybody else.  All across the country, there is a growing awareness of mental health and the need for compassion for those struggling with disabilities.  As the attention focuses on bringing respect  to those with disabilities and mental illness, we want to help bring more of that compassion into our...
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Understanding Psychiatric Medications

Nov 19, 2014

Medication therapy can be an effective method for treating mental illness.  Unlike other types of medications, such as antibiotics, psychiatric medications cannot cure the illnesses for which they are prescribed, but they can help.  Sometimes, medications can be used to manage some of the symptoms or just to decrease the severity of the symptoms so that other forms of therapy can be utilized as a combination of different treatment...
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