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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony set for Aug. 22 for UT Health East Texas Behavioral Health in Pittsburg

Pittsburg (August 10, 2023) — A ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house is planned from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 22, for UT Health East Texas Behavioral Health, 502 Quitman St. in Pittsburg.

The location offers outpatient evaluation, treatment and management of mental health diagnoses including attention deficit, anxiety, bipolar, eating, mood, obsessive compulsive, panic, personality, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorders. A physician referral is not needed. To schedule an appointment call 903-856-4200.

“We are excited about the positive impact this new facility will have on our communities, and how services provided in this outpatient setting will help address some of the behavioral health needs that are prevalent in this geographic location,” said UT Health Pittsburg CEO Guy Cayo.

Tours of the new facility will be available, and staff will be on hand to answer questions about our services. Ribbon cutting will be held at 10 a.m. with remarks to follow.

About UT Health East Texas

UT Health East Texas provides care to thousands of patients each year through an extensive regional network that includes 10 hospitals, more than 50 clinics, the Olympic Plaza Tower, 13 regional rehabilitation facilities, two freestanding emergency centers, regional home health services covering 41 counties, an EMS fleet of more than 50 ambulances and four helicopters, and a comprehensive seven-trauma center care network, including the region’s only Level 1 trauma facility.

As a partner with The University of Texas System, UT Health East Texas is uniquely positioned to provide patients with access to leading-edge research and clinical therapies while training and educating the next generation of physicians and other health professionals. The nationally recognized UT System also includes The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, as well as three other major university medical centers located throughout the state.

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