Mental Health - Iowa City VA Health Care System
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Iowa City VA Health Care System

 

Mental Health

If you qualify for VA health care, you can get high-quality mental health services as part of your benefits. You may also be able to get care for certain mental health problems even if you don't have VA health care.

About the Program

The mental health service at the Iowa City VA Health Care System provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

We conduct research and training to ensure state-of-the-art treatment.

Services Offered

Mental health services provided at the Iowa City VA Health Care System include treatments for —

  • depression, sadness, grief
  • anxiety, worry, nervousness
  • addictive behaviors
  • relationship problems
  • stress from medical problems and/or pain
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • emotional problems, such as managing anger
  • vocational issues
  • troublesome thoughts or ideas
  • confused thinking
  • aggressive or self-harming behaviors
  • memory problems
  • sexual trauma

We also have an extensive outreach program that provides services to homeless veterans.

Confidentiality

Mental health services are confidential. We will not talk to anyone about information you share unless you give written consent. Under federal law, a few exceptions to this rule exist. If you have questions, please ask your mental health consultant.

Psychology Internship Program

Information about applying for and participating in our psychology internship program is available here.

Sexual Assault Awareness

Resources for assisting you to indentify and address effects related to sexual trauma are available here.

Contact Info

Location

  • Main Hospital

Contact Number(s)

  • 319-338-0581

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. to 4:30p.m.