There is a dynamic relationship between physical and mental health. Our bodies and minds are intricately connected. Over the past few years, RVMC has taken steps to improve the Mental Healthcare options available in the Ruby Valley. Meet our mental healthcare providers and view community resources below.
Judy Weitzel, PMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Weitzel’s practice includes evaluation of mental health issues, treatment for depression, anxiety, mood and thought disorders, and couples therapy. She manages prescription treatments and can prescribe medications as needed. Weitzel is also a board certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. She has broad-based experience in providing mental health treatments in a variety of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Weitzel has integrated the benefits she has found in outdoor activity into her practice. “I encourage people to get involved in physical activity which I’ve found to be very helpful in improving many mental health issues,” says Weitzel. Weitzel is also keen on reviewing happiness studies to find new ways to improve the well-being of her patients.