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Mental health care

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa 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

Phone calls and walk-ins welcome:

Mental Health Clinic
4101 Woolworth Ave Omaha, NE 68105 

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

402 995-4944

If a Veteran is experiencing a mental health crisis or in need to speak to someone related to a mental health issue, the VCL is 988 - Press 1. 

Omaha VAMC campus map


Care we provide at VA Nebraska-Western Iowa 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
  • Homeless Veterans services
  • Treatment for addictive disorders, including residential rehabilitation and substance use disorder 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.

Peer Support

Peer support is a system of giving and receiving help founded on key principles of respect, shared responsibility, and mutual agreement of what is helpful; it is a process dedicated to promoting empowerment and self-determination in the service of recovery.

Peer Support groups offered

Circle of Strength-Omaha VAMC, every Thursday, 8th floor, room 8613 at 8 a.m. (link below)

Mental Health Clinic Orientation-Omaha VAMC, every Wednesday, 8th floor, room 8613 at 8 a.m. (link below)

Peer Support Brochure (link below)