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Boise VA Medical Center

 

Mental Health

If you qualify for VA health care, you can get high-quality mental health services as part of your benefits. You may also be able to get care for certain mental health problems even if you don't have VA health care.

The mental health service at Boise 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.

Mental health services provided at Boise VAMC include treatments for:

depression, sadness, grief
anxiety, worry, nervousness
addictive behaviors
relationship problems
stress from medical problems and/or pain
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
emotional problems, such as managing anger
vocational issues
troublesome thoughts or ideas
confused thinking
aggressive or self-harming behaviors
memory problems
mental health outreach to homeless veterans

Parenting for Service Members and Veterans

This free online course features key tools to support your parenting. They include: Parenting information and strategies for Service Member and Veteran parents. Guidance to help you reconnect with your children after a deployment and beyond. Videos of real families' stories, helpful exercises and practical parenting tip sheets. Click here to access the site. 

Guide To Groups

This tool will help you understand what groups are available and how to find a level of care that is right for you. Click here to view the 'Guide to Groups'.

Veteran Resources in the Community (Idaho & eastern Oregon)

This tool will help you understand what resources are available in the community that support veterans with a variety of services.
Click here to view the 'Veterans Community Resource Guide'. 

Confidentiality
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.

Contact Info

Location

  • Boise VAMC
    Bldg. 114

Contact Number(s)

  • 208-422-1108

Hours of Operation

  • 8am to 4:30pm