Increasing access to mental health

Platte Valley Clinic introduces genetic testing kit to better serve mental health needs of area

While there may be benefits to living in the rural areas of Wyoming, including near immediate access to scenic mountain ranges and rushing rivers, a setback is a lack of mental health services. In the Platte Valley, there is access to counseling but access to someone who can prescribe medication is limited by transportation. Even then, patient and provider must work for months to determine what medication would work best in response to depression, anxiety or other mental health needs.

The Platte Valley Clinic has just introduced a service that may make that process a little easier. GeneSigh...


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