Heritage Health’s Psychiatric Service Department is devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders.
These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. We strive to make the highest quality and state of the art psychiatric treatment and wellness support available to all North Idaho residents. Heritage Health’s Psychiatric providers work closely with your primary care providers to ensure the best overall healthcare outcomes.
A mental health disorder characterized by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)
A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event. Treatment includes different types of trauma-focused psychotherapy as well as medications to manage symptoms.
Severe or Complicated Borderline Personality Disorder
Symptoms include emotional instability, feelings of worthlessness, insecurity, impulsivity, and impaired social relationships. Treatments include talk therapy or, in some cases, medications. Hospitalization helps if symptoms are severe.
Sufferers of OCD are generally very anxious and emotional. They display many non-OCD symptoms, such as signs of depression, excessive worry, extreme tension.
A disorder associated with episodes of mood swings ranging from depressive lows to manic highs. Treatment is usually lifelong and often involves a combination of medications and psychotherapy.
Treatment is usually lifelong and often involves a combination of medications, psychotherapy, and coordinated specialty care services.
Schizoaffective disorder is a combination of symptoms of schizophrenia and mood disorder, such as depression or bipolar disorder.