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Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony held for UT Health East Texas Behavioral Health in Pittsburg

Pittsburg (August 22, 2023) — UT Health East Texas joined the Pittsburg-Camp County Chamber of Commerce and community leaders Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at UT Health East Texas Behavioral Health, 502 Quitman St. in Pittsburg.

“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.

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.

“The whole goal with this clinic is to provide timely access to mental healthcare for the community,” said Carol Henson, behavioral health administrator for UT Health East Texas.

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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