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The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) provides Suicide Prevention Coordinators, general inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services at medical centers and community-based outpatient clinics.


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  • Specially trained Suicide Prevention Coordinators or teams are available at all VA Medical Centers across the country.

  • Search for community-based crisis centers in your area.

  • VA Medical Centers offer a range of acute care and community-based outpatient services, including mental health care, diagnostics, homeless and alcohol/drug abuse programs, nursing home and respite care.

  • Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) are local VA locations that provide primary care, counseling, laboratory analysis, prescriptions and radiology services.

  • Veterans Benefits Administration Offices provide services to Veterans seeking benefits related to compensation, pension, vocational rehabilitation, home loans, death benefits, employment, and disability.

  • Vet Centers provide readjustment counseling and outreach services to all Veterans who have served in any combat zone, as well as their family members.

  • See all VA and community-based services in your area.


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