“The Balancing Act”

Release the Stigma! Find your inner peace and get back to a healthier you.

Donating our time back to the Community and bringing our very own RCA Board Certified Psychiatrist to speak on Mental Health and Wellness. Touching on subjects like school shootings and tips for treatments.

Ventre Medical Associates Warns What Not to Say to  Depression

“Feeling sad or gloomy now and then is a perfectly normal part of human nature,” say the psychiatrists at Ventre Medical Associates, an outpatient psychiatry clinic in Fort Lauderdale, FL. “However, if you’re feeling rundown and hopeless day in and day out, no longer enjoying things that once gave you pleasure, this isn’t normal. This is depression, and it’s a real problem.”

A cheap street drug that’s dethroning cocaine

Cocaine is no longer king on the drug scene in Florida. Flakka, which is sold as small clear crystals that can be popped in the mouth or smoked, is now is ruling the streets.

Autism drug study involves South Florida children

A global clinical trial involving South Florida children is studying a drug that — if proven safe and effective — would deliver a dose of hope to the autism community.

Talking Mental Health with Dr. Peter Ventre

Peter Ventre knows from his years of professional experience, that ridding oneself of an addiction is much more difficult than it sounds. For those who have never suffered from an addiction, the solution seems as simple as setting the addiction aside and walking away from it. Those who have known addiction or who are still suffering with one however, know that giving it up can often feel like giving up breathing or an integral part of themselves.

Lifehacker Depression Expert Q&A featuring Dr. Peter Ventre and other Experts

My friend hasn’t been herself lately. She seems terribly sad and withdrawn, and I don’t know how to help her. What’s the best way to approach someone who might be depressed?

Dr. Peter Ventre Treats Mental Ailments in Patients of All Ages

Dr. Peter Ventre is a respected and successful psychiatric professional with an unrivaled dedication to quality patient care. He is the owner, founder, and chief psychiatrist of the outpatient psychiatric clinic Ventre Medical Associates. Located in the Fort Lauderdale, FL area, this clinic assists patients of any age with almost any mental health issue.

8 Ways To Defeat Depression In Your Life

According to Dr. Peter Ventre of Ventre Medical Associates, depression is “when feelings of intense sadness — including feeling helpless, hopeless, and worthless — last for days to weeks and keep you from functioning normally, your depression may be something more than sadness.“