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Artesia VA Clinic

Our Artesia VA community based outpatient clinic provides primary care and specialty health services, including laboratory and pathology services, social work (virtual), telehealth, women's health, mental health (behavioral health) and VA Supportive Housing and Urban Development services. Below, you’ll find our address and hours, parking and transportation information, and the other health services we offer at our Artesia VA Clinic.

Location and contact information

Address

2410 West Main Street
Artesia, NM 88210-3716

Phone numbers

Main phone:
Mental health care:

Clinical hours

  • Mon: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Tue: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Wed: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Thu: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Fri: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Sat: Closed
  • Sun: Closed
Artesia VA Clinic

Prepare for your visit

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Cost: Free

Wheelchair availability: Wheelchairs are available upon arrival for patients who need them to access the building.

Our VA New Mexico Health Care System network has a few transportation options for Veterans needing a ride to and from their scheduled VA appointments in the Artesia area. To schedule a ride, check out the following for availability and their limitations.

Rural Veterans Transportation Program

Arrange a ride

Rural Veterans Transportation Program 
505-429-5906

The New Mexico Department of Veterans Services has launched the Rural Veterans Transportation Program service medical transportation needs for veterans to and from Catron, Cibola, Colfax, De Baca, Guadalupe, Harding, Hidalgo, Lincoln, Mora, Quay, San Miguel, Sierra, Socorro, Torrance and Union counties.  

Veterans must make a reservation for these free round-trip rides at least three days in advance of a medical appointment by calling DVS Monday through Friday from 9am-5pm.

Southeast New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network

Arrange a ride

575-622-0729
2114 West 2nd Street
Roswell, NM 88203

If you live in the Southeast New Mexico Artesia region, the Southeast New Mexico Veterans Transportation Network have services available for Veterans needing a ride to their medical appointments. Their hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (MST) Monday-Thursday and requires at least 3 days advance notice for rides.

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Other services at VA New Mexico health care

Health services offered here

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Mental health care

Common conditions: addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, OCD
If you’re struggling with issues like PTSD, depression, grief, anger or trauma, we offer counseling and other support. All VA health care facilities offer same-day help. You may qualify even without enrolling in VA health care.

A referral is required

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

Same-Day Mental Health Services

VA New Mexico provides same-day walk in services for mental health and psychiatric help for new and established patients across our facilities in New Mexico and Southern Colorado. 

Emergency Care

Learn more about our Veteran Crisis Line and free emergency care for suicidal treatment at any VA or non-VA facility. Find a Vet Center readjustment counselor near you. Browse our mental health wellness self-care apps to use from your mobile device.

For Rural Veterans

Learn more about our Digital Divide Consult to help you get the technology you need to customize your telehealth mental health needs. And free transportation options specific to your geographic area.

Our medical center and clinics provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a range of issues that may impact your mental health or emotional well-being. Our confidential outpatient services include individual and group therapy for:

  • Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and depression
  • Marriage and relationship problems
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety, addictive behaviors, and personality disorders
  • Aggressive or self-harming behaviors

Click here to learn about your local Mental health care services

Primary care

Your VA primary care provider will work closely with you to plan for all the care you need to stay healthy and well throughout your life, including immunizations and vaccinations. They will also work with family members or caregivers who support you.

Visit our office, by appointment only

A referral is required

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

A strong network of family and internal medicine specialists and services can offer you the best possible care. Internal medicine doctors (internists) prevent, diagnose, and treat adult diseases. Doctors who specialize in family medicine provide primary health care to the entire family. Your primary care team can coordinate the many services you receive such as:

 

  • Labs and blood work
  • Mental health care
  • Women's health care
  • Radiology
  • Social services
  • Telehealth

Social work

Social workers are here to help Veterans, families and caregivers with almost any need, from help with finances or housing to questions about treatment to just feeling overwhelmed. We are here for you.

A referral is required

Appointments

Social services are available virtually at the Artesia VA Clinic.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

Hours
Monday thru Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM
After hours and weekend emergency care for Veterans admitted to the Emergency Department

Appointments:
All Veterans who have a primary care provider have a social worker assigned to them. This is their Patient Aligned Care Team (PACT) Social Worker. Veterans can call and request to speak to their PACT Social Worker or they can walk-in where they check-in to have their primary care visit and request to see their social worker. No referral is required. If you are part of a specialized program such as HUD-VASH or Military to VA, the PACT Social Worker will help you contact your assigned case manager.

Phone:

Social work is integral to health care and in helping Veterans have additional support that can improve their quality of life. We can help you and your family manage stress related problems due to illness, injury, and challenges that life throws your way. Areas of assistance include but are not limited to:

  • Access to care
  • Financial stress
  • Housing
  • Psychological stress
  • Social support
  • Limitations with your ability to physically function
  • Concerns related to abuse, neglect, and exploitation
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Discharge Planning
  • Transition from military life

Telehealth

With VA telehealth, you can get care from your health providers without having to travel. Get checkups and treatment, talk about your care and more—from home or elsewhere.

A referral is required

Appointments

Telehealth services, such as social services, are available at the Artesia VA Clinic. Contact your primary care provider for other telehealth options.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

We use the latest in secure digital technology to set up remote visits with our health care providers. We offer video conferencing, home telehealth services, and store-and-forward telehealth that lets you securely send your health information to experts at VA facilities. We offer telehealth visits with providers in:

 

  • Mental health
  • Retinal care (eye)
  • Bariatric surgery (visit remotely with your weight-loss surgery team before and after your operation)
  • Dermatology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Primary care

Learn more about telehealth

Women Veteran care

Common conditions: women's primary care, mental health, obstetrics and gynecology, pap smear, mammogram

We offer women’s health services to meet your specific needs such as disease screenings, mental health treatment, recovery from military sexual trauma, maternity care and female-specific medical equipment.

A referral is required

Appointments

Contact us to schedule, reschedule, or cancel your appointment. If a referral is required, you’ll need to contact your primary care provider first.

Main Phone

Main Phone

Service Hours

The service hours are the same as our facility hours.

Our women's health program offers complete health care for women Veterans of all ages. Our primary care providers specialize in women’s health. They work closely with specialists in gynecology, obstetrics, female urology, oncology, medicine, radiology, surgery, and breast illness. Our services for women Veterans include:

  • Ultrasounds, mammograms, Pap and HPV tests
  • Mental health care and counseling
  • Lifestyle wellness services
  • Menopause treatment, including hormonal therapy
  • Family planning, contraceptive care, and infertility evaluation

Learn more and connect with a Women Veterans Program Manager

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