Online Privacy Policy

This page states our Online Privacy Policy and explains what information is collected from our website visitors. Our Online Privacy Policy is available by clicking on the visible link at the bottom of each page on our website, and is fully explained below.

The information practices of other sites or by any third party are not covered by this Privacy Policy. By your use of this website, “You” (the person using this website on behalf of yourself, as well as on behalf of any other person or entity on whose behalf of or for whose benefit you are using the website) agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, including any changes to the Privacy Policy. If any portion of this Privacy Policy is unacceptable to you, do not use this website. Use of this website constitutes acceptance of this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection, Use, and Sharing

We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. When someone contacts Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers via our website submission form, we collect their name, phone number, and email address.  However, this online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our site and not to information collected offline, including telephonically, via email, or through any other means. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.

We will use your information to respond to you regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. respond to inquiry questions

Unless you ask us not to, we may contact you via email in the future to tell you about our program or notify you of changes to this privacy policy.

Cookies

Some of our business partners may use cookies on our site (for example, advertisers). However, we have no access to or control over these cookies.

Security

We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.

Wherever we collect sensitive information (such as personally identifiable information), that information is encrypted and transmitted to us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for “https” at the beginning of the address of the Web page.

While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, billing or customer service) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are kept in a secure environment.

Links

This website may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

Social Media and Third Party Platforms

Certain sections on this website may permit you to choose to cross-post or share information on a third party social media site or platform such as Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, or other similar sites (collectively, “Social Media Sites”). Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers does not own or control such Social Media Sites, and posting your information on Social Media Sites is subject to the third party’s privacy policy and other legal terms, which may or may not provide privacy protections with which you agree. Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers is not responsible for any act or omission of any Social Media Site, nor are we responsible for the consequences of your choosing to share your information on Social Media Sites.

Privacy for Children

Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers is a private substance use and mental health treatment center.  We only provide treatment to individuals 18 years of age or older.  As such, our website is not structured to attract anyone under the age of 18, nor do we knowingly collect any information from individuals under the age of 18.

If you feel that we are not abiding by this privacy policy, you should contact us immediately via email at info@pronghornpsych.com.

Our Privacy Practices and HIPAA

Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers understands that your personal and medical information are personal. We are committed to protecting your Protected Health Information and Individually Identifiable Health Information.

Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers and our contracted provider network create a record of personal, health and medical information about the care and services you receive during your enrollment. We need this information to provide you with quality care and to comply with certain legal requirements. This Notice of Privacy Practices applies to your personal health and medical information generated and/or maintained by Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers and our provider network.

Please note: all Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers patients will receive a more detailed version of these privacy practices in writing upon enrollment in our services.

We are required by law to:

  • Make certain that medical information, including any genetic information about your or your family, that identifies you is kept private
  • Make certain you are given notice of our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to your PHI/IIHI
  • Make certain that Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers and our provider network follow the Privacy Practices that are currently in effect

How We May Use or Disclose Medical Information About You

The following describes different ways we use and disclose your PHI/IIHI without your written authorization. If you are receiving services for the evaluation or treatment of substance abuse or HIV, specific rules apply to the use and disclosure of information related to those services.

For Treatment: We may use your PHI/IIHI to provide you with behavioral health treatment or services. We may disclose such information to psychiatrists, your primary care physician, therapists/Mental Health Professionals, case managers/Mental Health Paraprofessionals, or other behavioral health professionals who are involved in your care.

For Payment: We may use and disclose your PHI/IIHI so that the treatment and services you receive may be billed and payment may be collected from appropriate payers, such as an insurance organization or a third party.

For Health Care Operations: We may use and disclose your PHI/IIHI for the business activities of Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers and our network providers. These uses and disclosures are necessary for administrative functioning and to assist our patients to receive quality care.

Individuals Involved In Your Care: We may release PHI/IIHI to a family member actively involved in your care and treatment as allowed under Arizona state law and in accordance with Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers policies and procedures.

Substance Abuse Health Information: All PHI/IIHI regarding substance abuse is kept strictly confidential and released only in conformance with the requirements of federal law and regulation. Disclosure of any medical information referencing alcohol or substance abuse may only be made with your written authorization.

HIV Information: All PHI/IIVI regarding HIV is kept strictly confidential and released only in conformance with the requirements of state law. Disclosure of any medical information referencing HIV status made only be made with your written authorization.

Special Circumstances: Federal and state laws allow or require Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers and our contracted provider network to disclose your PHI/IIHI in certain special circumstances that include, but are not limited to:

  • Public health (health and safety of you and/or others)
  • Health oversight activities
  • School, employer, or court-ordered legal authorities
  • Lawsuits and disputes
  • Law enforcement
  • Coroners, medical examiners and funeral directors
  • National security and intelligence activities
  • Protective services for the President and others
  • As required by law
  • Your waiver
  • De-identified PHI/IIHI

Your Rights Regarding PHI/IIHI

Right to Access: You have the right to inspect and copy PHI/IIHI that may be used to make decisions about your care. Whether you request a hard copy and/or electronic copy of the information, you may receive one copy each year at no cost. For any additional copies during the same year, you may be charged a fee. Your request to inspect and copy your PHI/IIHI may be denied in certain limited circumstances. If you are denied access to all, or any part, of your PHI/IIHI, you may request that denial be reviewed.

Right to Amend: If you feel that your PHI/IIHI kept by Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers is incomplete or inaccurate, you may request amendment. To request an amendment, your request must be made in writing. You must provide a reason that supports your request.

Right to an Accounting of Disclosures: You have the right to request an accounting of disclosures of your PHI/IIHI. This is a list of disclosures we made of your medical information to others outside of Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers. To request this accounting, you must submit your request in writing. Your request must state a period of time for the accounting that may not be longer than six years prior to the date of request.

Right to Request Restrictions: You have the right to request a restriction on any of the PHI/IIHI we use or disclose about you. We are not required to agree to your request. To request a restriction, you must make your request in writing. In your request, you must tell us what information you want to restrict and to whom you want the restriction to apply.

Right to Request Confidential Communications: You have the right to request that we communicate with you about medical matters in a certain way or at a certain location if you believe that you will otherwise be endangered. To request confidential communications, you must make your request in writing. We will accommodate all reasonable requests.

Right to Paper and/or Electronic Privacy Policy: You will receive a copy of our Privacy Policy upon enrollment as a patient at Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers. You have the right to receive a copy of the policy at any time. You may ask us to provide you with a copy of the policy at any time.

Right to Opt Out of Fundraising: You may opt to not have information about you included for the purpose of any fundraising. You will be informed if there is ever any intent to use your information for fundraising purposes and given instruction on how to opt out at that time.

Prohibition of Sale of Your PHI/IIHI

Pronghorn Psychiatry and StoneRidge Centers, by law, may not sell your PHI/IIHI to any other entity nor release your PHI/IIHI for any type of remuneration.

Complaints

If you believe your privacy rights have been violated, you may submit your complaint in writing to info@pronghornpsych.com.

 

Innovative, Evidence-Based Therapies

Because mental health and addiction concerns are so often interconnected, we utilize research-based approaches with evidence-based outcomes that promote overall healing and recovery.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
This low-impact magnetic stimulation activates neurons inside the brain, relieving symptoms associated with depression and anxiety.

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qEEG/Brain Mapping
Using brain scanning and readings, we create a map of our patients' brains, helping us develop more targeted and effective treatments.

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Neurofeedback
This process assists patients in visualizing their own brain functionality through continuous EEG readings.

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Spravato Therapy
We use carefully monitored doses of Spravato to help patients struggling with complex mental health disorders, including severe depression.

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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Patients use this practice to help reframe intrusive or negative thought patterns and develop coping techniques for long-term recovery.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
This practice helps patients learn to regulate emotions, communicate more effectively, and process their own thoughts and feelings..

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Eye Movement Desensitization (EMDR)
Licensed and trained therapists guide patients through this technique for managing stress and anxiety on an ongoing basis.

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Individual Therapy
Patients experience one-on-one therapy sessions with a licensed therapist to provide a safe and private place to recover and heal.

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Group/Family Therapy
Patients can practice the skills and techniques they have learned in treatment with others in a safe, therapist-guided space. .
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