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VA Central Iowa 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 VA Central Iowa Health Care System provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

Services Offered

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

  • depression, sadness, grief
  • anxiety, worry, nervousness
  • addictive behaviors
  • relationship problems
  • 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

For a more detailed listing of Mental Health Services - please CLICK HERE.

We also provide outreach to homeless veterans.  Please see CRRC page for more information.

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.

Contact Info

Location

  • Main Hospital

Contact Number(s)

  • 515-699-5999

Hours of Operation

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