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Mental health care

VA Black Hills Health Care System 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

VA Fort Meade Medical Center:  1-800-743-1070 Ext. 17069 (PTSD Ext. 17449)

VA Hot Springs Medical Center: 1-800-764-5370 Ext 22021 (PTSD Ext. 22883)

Rapid City Community Based Outpatient Clinic: 1-605-718-1095 Ext. 33055

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

24/7 Veterans Crisis Line: 988 Press 1

Care we provide at VA Black Hills 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 homelessness
  • Treatment for addictive disorders, including residential rehabilitation treatment programs
  • Transition and care management for returning Veterans (OIF/OEF/OND)


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.