Salem VA Medical Center


Mental Health

About the Program

Mental Health Services at Salem VAMC provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

We conduct research and training to ensure state-of-the-art treatment.

We also participate in outreach to Veterans who are homeless.

Services Offered

Mental Health services provided at Salem VAMC include treatments for —

  • depression, sadness, grief
  • anxiety, worry, nervousness
  • addictive behaviors
  • relationship problems
  • stress from medical problems and/or pain
  • post deployment issues including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and military sexual trauma 
  • emotional problems, such as managing anger
  • vocational issues
  • troublesome thoughts or ideas
  • aggressive or self-harming behaviors
  • memory problems


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 consultant.

Special Programs

Outpatient Mental Health Programs

  • Mental Health Clinic (MHC)
  • The Center for Traumatic Stress (CTS)
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation & Recovery Center (PRRC)
  • Substance Abuse Liaison Team (SALT)
  • Mental Health Intensive Case Management (MHICM) Program
  • Center for Neurocognitive Services (CNS)
  • Compensated Work Therapy (CWT) Program
  • Supported Employment (SE) Program
  • Incentive Therapy (IT) Program
  • Horticulture Therapy (HT) Program
  • Behavioral Medicine Clinic
  • Primary Care - Mental Health Integration Program
  • Mental Health Emergency Department (ED) Walk-In Clinic
  • Health Psychology
  • Suicide Prevention

Inpatient & Residential Programs

Other Special Programs

  • Mental Health Consultation & Liaison
  • TeleMental Health
  • TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury)

Salem VAMC is affiliated with over 80 higher schools of learning and offers the following educational opportunities:

  • Psychiatry Residency Program
  • Psychology Fellowship Program
  • Psychology Internship Program
  • Radford MSW Internship Program

Contact Info


  • Salem VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 540-982-2463
  • 888-982-2463

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm