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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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Understanding Bipolar Disorder And Stigma

Jul 13, 2016

What are the biggest proponents of eliminating stigma and discrimination?  Advocacy and education.  We believe that for a community to move forward with regard to stigma, especially when it’s connected to mental health, a lot of the groundwork comes through one on one relationships and standing up for what’s right.  That’s why we do our best to put the client in the center of the treatment process and it’s also...
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Depression And Men

May 11, 2016

Chances are you know someone who is depressed.  Chances are also that you know someone who has it and isn’t talking about it and, chances are they’re not getting help.  With all the stereotypes and misinformation that surrounds mental illness, depression, and caricatures of people seeing Mickey Mouse and all the Looney Toons in “crazy house,” it’s no wonder that so many people don’t get the help they...
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Stuck Inside With The Winter Blues?

Feb 17, 2016

Feeling less social?  Watching too much TV?  A little down?  Here’s some ideas to get things jumpstarted while you’re still in the middle of winter.

Just because it’s winter and a big cold front is passing through doesn’t mean you have to settle for less.  Remember!  You’re in the driver’s seat and only you are responsible for achieving your optimal state of health– both physically and mentally.  You can take...
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New Study Finds Association Between Mild Depression And Heart Disease

Feb 10, 2016

 Science is continuing to make advances and discover things how depression and other mental illness interacts with the rest of the body.  A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology discovered that mild depression is linked as an early indicator of heart disease.

In America, Western medicinal practice has traditionally theorized the supposed split between body, mind, and soul which has often led to treating...
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Causes of Depression

Jun 17, 2015

Have you ever said, “I feel depressed?”  Perhaps someone you know has recently confided in you about their own depression.  Typically, when someone confides in someone else about their mental health, they have been experiencing symptoms of mental illness for anywhere from a few weeks to a month or two.  Sometimes, it may take years just for someone to admit that they are suffering from a mental illness.

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Video Games and Links to Mental Health

Feb 25, 2015

Recently, a young man in his mid-20’s took a few visits to the hospital, including an overnight stay in the ICU.  He had terrible stomach pains, was experiencing dizziness, and had a form of sleep apnea, which basically meant that his body would intermittently stop breathing in the middle of the night while he was sleeping.  Eventually, the problems were linked to panic attacks and anxiety.  All of...
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