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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


Nicole L. Hernandez

Behavioral Health Clinic Manager - Lubbock

VA Amarillo health care


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 988, 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.