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Mental health care

VA Amarillo health care operates a comprehensive behavioral health program. We are a regional center of excellence for Veteran-focused mental health care. Ask a care coordinator about treatment options suited to your unique needs.

Connect with a care coordinator

Nathan Bradley

Suicide Prevention Coordinator - Amarillo

VA Amarillo health care

Phone: 806-355-9703, ext. 7537

Nicole L. Hernandez

Behavioral Health Clinic Manager - Lubbock

VA Amarillo health care

Phone: 806-472-3400, ext. 3553

Care we provide at VA Amarillo health care

The Behavioral Health Department offers both inpatient and outpatient services, including telehealth appointments. We provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues impacting emotional well-being. Our services include:

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Services for Veterans who are homeless or at risk of being homeless
  • Treatment for addictive disorders, including residential rehabilitation treatment programs
  • Transition and care management for returning Veterans (OIF/OEF/OND)

After Hours Care

Veterans who need immediate assistance after hours are encouraged to call 911 or the Veteran's Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255, press 1. 


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 provider.