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Mental health care

VA Pittsburgh 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

Behavioral Health Call Center

VA Pittsburgh health care

Phone: 412-360-6600

James Entner

Local Recovery Coordinator, LCSW

VA Pittsburgh health care

Phone: 412-822-1411


Care we provide at VA Pittsburgh

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 treatment programs
  • Transition and care management for returning Veterans (OIF/OEF/OND)

Tobacco Cessation

We offer medications and resources for making a quit plan and sticking to it.

Pharmacy telephone counseling, Quit-Vet telephone counseling, virtual group, Smokefree text messaging, Stay Quit Coach App,

For more information, contact our tobacco cessation coordinator at 412-360-1720.

Available at these locations:


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.