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


Mental Health Resources

Recovery Oriented Care

The Iowa City VA Health Care System is committed to providing recovery-oriented care to all Veterans and/or family members seeking services.

What is Recovery?
“A process of change through which individuals improve their health and wellness, live a self-directed life, and strive to reach their full potential.” - SAMHSA

The following information is an overview of VA Mental Health services and emergency care, links to information about Iowa City VA Health Care System and VHA Mental Health, and mobile and online apps.

Psychiatric Emergencies

  • In case of emergencies call 911
  • If Veteran is in crisis:
    ◦Call the Veterans Crisis Line 1-800-273-8255 (1-800-273-TALK) Press 1
    ◦Text 838255
    ◦Chat online:
    ◦Support for deaf and hard of hearing 1-800-799-4889
  • The IC VA Suicide Prevention team is available to assist with crisis intervention and care coordination for Veterans in crisis. Self-referrals and referrals from family, friends, service officers, health care providers, and other concerned parties are welcome. To contact the Suicide Prevention Coordinator:

Monday-Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm call: 319-338-0581 x635868

A comprehensive list of recovery services offered at the Iowa City VA

Community Partner’s Resources

Online & Mobile Resources


Contact Info


  • Coralville Clinic

Contact Number(s)

  • 319-688-3333

Hours of Operation

  • M-F 8:00am-4:30pm