HOPE

HEALING

CARING

TRUST
Celebrating 40 years of
      excellence
First we listen, then we help.
John D. was HIV
  positive, bipolar
and gay. He knew
the first two things
were problems but
  the last was not.
  Where co...
Dr. L. had heard about the new trend of
employing hospitalists. Where could he
practice psychiatry and be on the leading
 ...
The judge told
  Sheila – either
   treatment or
   prison. She
 chose treatment
but the thought of
being on a psych
 ward...
PIW has been helping to make a
 difference in the lives of those
seeking recovery from addiction
and mental illness for mo...
“PIW is a valuable mental health
           provider in the
District of Columbia…frequently
willing to make the extra effo...
Nearly 75,000
people have been
 touched by our
     caring
   counselors,
therapists, social
    workers,
  psychiatrists,...
“Many counselors identify PIW
  as their first choice among
       facilities to use for
 our children and adolescents”
  ...
“PIW … has recently become a Core Service
    Agency that serves persons with co-
 occurring substance abuse disorders and...
PIW began in 1967, when psychiatrists for NIMH
decided to try a new model for inpatient therapy.




     Carol Desjeunes,...
Today, PIW treats children,
adolescents, adults and seniors.
We have a renown
     Center for
  Posttraumatic
 Stress Disorders
 and Lambda, the
    area’s only
inpatient program
   f...
“There is always a need for someone to care
   for the vulnerable, provide hope to the
 victimized and strength to the sti...
PIW has extended
its expertise
by providing
technical
assistance in
behavioral
health to Laurel
Regional Hospital
and Grea...
PIW has been helping to
 make a difference in the
  lives of those seeking
 recovery from addiction
and mental illness for...
After forty years, PIW is still
 listening, still helping, still
     bringing healing and
recovery to the community.
“Congratulations on 40 years of
outstanding service to the residents of
the District of Columbia. I admire the
contributio...
First We Help
FIRST WE LISTEN,
First We Help
  THEN WE HELP.
4228 Wisconsin Avenue, NW
  Washington, DC 20016
      202•885•5600
  www.psychinstitute.com
Psychiatric Institute of Washington 40th Anniversary Presentation
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Psychiatric Institute of Washington 40th Anniversary Presentation

  1. 1. HOPE HEALING CARING TRUST
  2. 2. Celebrating 40 years of excellence
  3. 3. First we listen, then we help.
  4. 4. John D. was HIV positive, bipolar and gay. He knew the first two things were problems but the last was not. Where could he get treatment that would help him work out his mental health issues but not make an issue of his sexual orientation?
  5. 5. Dr. L. had heard about the new trend of employing hospitalists. Where could he practice psychiatry and be on the leading edge of that trend?
  6. 6. The judge told Sheila – either treatment or prison. She chose treatment but the thought of being on a psych ward scared her as much as the thought of jail. Could time spent in a psychiatric hospital really make a difference?
  7. 7. PIW has been helping to make a difference in the lives of those seeking recovery from addiction and mental illness for more than four decades. Recovery Addiction Disorders
  8. 8. “PIW is a valuable mental health provider in the District of Columbia…frequently willing to make the extra effort to ensure access to services.” Stephen T. Baron, Director D.C. Department of Mental Health
  9. 9. Nearly 75,000 people have been touched by our caring counselors, therapists, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and support staff.
  10. 10. “Many counselors identify PIW as their first choice among facilities to use for our children and adolescents” Andrea R. Lawson, Office of School Counseling Services Prince George’s County Schools
  11. 11. “PIW … has recently become a Core Service Agency that serves persons with co- occurring substance abuse disorders and mental illness. PIW worked with the D.C. Department of Mental Health and Greater Southeast Community Hospital to establish a much needed acute care program to serve persons detained for assessment and treatment. Congratulations and best wishes for a bright and productive future.” Steven Steury, M.D. Chief Clinical Officer Department of Mental Health, District of Columbia.
  12. 12. PIW began in 1967, when psychiatrists for NIMH decided to try a new model for inpatient therapy. Carol Desjeunes, COO Ken Courage, CEO Charles Baumgardner, VP Howard Hoffman, MD
  13. 13. Today, PIW treats children, adolescents, adults and seniors.
  14. 14. We have a renown Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorders and Lambda, the area’s only inpatient program for the LGBT community.
  15. 15. “There is always a need for someone to care for the vulnerable, provide hope to the victimized and strength to the stigmatized. As the premier provider of mental health and addiction services in the District of Columbia, PIW has been that beacon of hope and recovery…” Tori Fernandez Whitney, Director Addiction Prevention & Recovery Administration, District of Columbia
  16. 16. PIW has extended its expertise by providing technical assistance in behavioral health to Laurel Regional Hospital and Greater Southeast Community Hospital.
  17. 17. PIW has been helping to make a difference in the lives of those seeking recovery from addiction and mental illness for more than four decades.
  18. 18. After forty years, PIW is still listening, still helping, still bringing healing and recovery to the community.
  19. 19. “Congratulations on 40 years of outstanding service to the residents of the District of Columbia. I admire the contribution that PIW has made to the health of our city, and I wish you many more years of continued success.” Councilmember David A. Catania D.C. City Council
  20. 20. First We Help FIRST WE LISTEN,
  21. 21. First We Help THEN WE HELP.
  22. 22. 4228 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20016 202•885•5600 www.psychinstitute.com

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