Mental Health Outpatient Clinic - Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center
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Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center

 

Mental Health Outpatient Clinic

You are not alone at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center. Take advantage of your Veteran Benefits and contact us. We care, and we can help.

Individual and group therapies are available, as well as medication management. Referrals can be made through your Primary Care Physician.

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)- Evidenced based psychotherapy (e.g., Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy) and medication management are available through the outpatient mental health clinic, as well as outpatient groups and residential rehabilitation.

Substance Abuse (SA)- Inpatient detox is available through Medical Service. Residential Rehabilitation is available, as well as medication management and outpatient groups available through the Mental Health Clinic.

Seriously Mentally Ill (SMI)- Medications and therapy are available through the outpatient Mental Health Clinic. Other services include:

  • Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM)- an inhome service available for Veterans with Serious Mental Illnesses. Referrals are made by mental health clinicians.
  • Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Recovery Treatment Program (MHRRTP)- This is a 15 bed program for those with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Substance Abuse, or other serious mental illnesses such as Bipolar Disorder or Schizophrenia. An individual screening must be completed for consideration of admission. Call the Mental Health Clinic at ext. 3551 for a screening appointment.
  • Acute Psychiatry (inpatient)

The Mental Health Rehabilitation and Recovery Treatment Program (MHRRTP) provides state-of-the-art, high-quality residential rehabilitation and treatment services for Veterans with multiple and severe medical conditions, mental illness, addiction, or psychosocial deficits. The MH RRTP identifies and addresses goals of rehabilitation, recovery, health maintenance, improved quality of life, and community integration in addition to specific treatment of medical conditions, mental illnesses, addictive disorders, and homelessness.

Family Counseling- There is a family therapist available to meet with veterans and their family members. Limited Sunday appointments are available upon request. Contact the Mental Health Outpatient Clinic to schedule.

Suicide prevention- A Suicide Prevention Coordinator is available during business hours, as well as the Suicide Prevention Hotline and the Emergency Department after hours.

Suicide Prevention Lifeline.org 
1-800-273-8255 PRESS 1

Contact Info

Location

  • 4th Floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 304-623-3461 Ext. 3242 or 3551
  • 800-733-0512 Ext. 3242 or 3551

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00am - 4:30pm