Battle Creek VA Medical Center
The Battle Creek VAMC consists of one VHA facility located in Battle Creek, Michigan, one Health Care Center located in Wyoming, Michigan and three CBOCs located in Benton Harbor, Lansing, and Muskegon. The Battle Creek VAMC provides comprehensive tertiary psychiatric care; primary and secondary medical care; and extended and long-term care for Veterans in 22 counties in the western and lower peninsula of Michigan. The primary service area (PSA) has a population of approximately 188,000 Veterans. The Battle Creek VAMC consists of 276 total operating beds, including 55 inpatient mental health beds, 11 inpatient medical beds, 109 Community Living Center beds, and 101 Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (RRTP) beds. The Battle Creek VAMC is classified as a neuropsychiatric facility and is the hub of mental health care for VA Medical Centers in the lower peninsula of Michigan. Battle Creek VAMC provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based, recovery-oriented mental health care. As such, we provide a full range of mental health services, including treatment of a broad range of diagnostic and psychosocial issues through programs including General Outpatient Mental Health (MHC); PTSD Clinical Team (PCT); Substance Use Disorders Clinic (SUD-C); Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) and Wellness and Recovery Center (WRC) for Veterans with Serious Mental Illness (SMI); a Neuropsychology Assessment Clinic; as well as Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (RRTPs) for Substance Use Disorders, PTSD, and Psychosocial Rehabilitation. In addition to psychiatric care, the Battle Creek VAMC offers specialized services including an Inpatient Medical Care Unit, a Palliative Care Unit, Community Living Center, Primary Care, along with a wide variety of Ancillary Care. Primary care for both psychiatric and medical conditions is provided through outpatient clinics in Battle Creek, Benton Harbor, Lansing, Muskegon, and Wyoming, Michigan.