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Mental health care

VA Atlanta 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 the Atlanta VA Mental Health team to learn more:

Mental Health Line 404-321-6111 extension 206026

You may also contact your Primary Care provider and ask to be connected with a Behavioral Health provider within your Primary Care team.

Mental health care

Behavioral health

Atlanta VA Healthcare System provides support for a variety of mental health conditions and other concerns such as anxiety, depression, substance use, PTSD, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. 

If you’re experiencing any of these or have other mental health needs, we offer counseling and other support. All VA health care facilities offer same day help for Veterans expressing a mental health needed.    

Available at these locations

  • Atlanta VA Medical Center
  • Atlanta VA Clinic
  • Blairsville VA Clinic
  • Covington VA Clinic
  • Fort McPherson VA Clinic
  • Gwinnett County VA Clinic
  • Henderson Mill VA Clinic
  • Lawrenceville VA Clinic
  • Newnan VA Clinic
  • Northeast Cobb VA Clinic
  • Oakwood VA Clinic
  • Pickens County VA Clinic
  • Rome VA Clinic
  • South Cobb VA Clinic
  • South Fulton VA Clinic
  • Stockbridge VA Clinic
  • West Cobb VA Clinic
  • Trinka Davis Veterans Village

 

Care we provide at Atlanta VA

We provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a range of issues that may impact your mental health or emotional wellbeing. Our confidential outpatient services include psychiatric care and medication management, as well as group and individual therapy.  Contact us to explore treatment options suited to your unique needs.

In-person and virtual services are available.

 

 

Connect with the Atlanta VA Mental Health team to learn more:

Mental Health Line 404-321-6111 extension 206026

You may also contact your Primary Care provider and ask to be connected with a Behavioral Health provider within your Primary Care team.

 

Mental health care

Suicide prevention

Veterans Crisis Line

Call our Veterans Crisis Line at 988 (select 1) for free, private help anytime 24/7. Our local suicide prevention coordinators can also connect you with ongoing counseling and services.

Available at these locations

Care we provide at Atlanta VA

We work with behavioral health providers and community organizations to help you and your family during times of crisis. We offer:

 

  • Suicide prevention care coordinators
  • Suicide prevention case managers
  • Gun safety locks
  • Education and Training
  • Outreach and Awareness
  • Postvention treatment services

 

Suicide prevention

If you're a Veteran who is thinking of hurting yourself—or you know a Veteran who’s considering this—we can help. Our Atlanta VA suicide prevention coordinators can get you the support you need. They work with our behavioral health providers and community organizations to assist Veterans who are managing emotional or mental health crises.

How do I talk to someone right now?

Find out how to get support anytime day or night. 

If you're a Veteran in crisis or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified Veterans Crisis Line responders for confidential help. Many of them are Veterans themselves. This service is private, free, and available 24/7.

To connect with a Veterans Crisis Line responder anytime day or night:

You can also:

  • Call 911.
  • Go to the nearest emergency room.
  • Go directly to your nearest VA medical center. It doesn't matter what your discharge status is or if you're enrolled in VA health care.
    Find your nearest VA medical center

Connect with a care coordinator

Our suicide prevention coordinators can help you get ongoing support, like counseling and other services. Coordinators are available during regular business hours.

DeRitha Barber

Suicide Prevention Program Manager

VA Atlanta health care

Phone: 404-521-6262

 

 

Care we provide at Atlanta VA

We provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a range of issues that may impact your mental health or emotional wellbeing. Our confidential outpatient services include psychiatric care and medication management, as well as group and individual therapy.  Contact us to explore treatment options suited to your unique needs.

In-person and virtual services are available.