Mental Health - VA Northern Indiana Health Care System
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VA Northern Indiana Health Care System


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.

About the Program

The Mental Health Service at VA Northern Indiana Health Care System provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

Mental Health Services

  • Mental Health Consultation
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • Intensive Case Management
  • Mental Health Clinic
  • Post Traumatic Stress (PTSD) Clinic
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Substance Abuse Treatment (outpatient)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation

Marion campus (only)

  • Compensated Work Therapy
  • Day Treatment
  • Incentive Therapy
  • Acute Psychiatry Inpatient Beds
  • Chronic Psychiatry Inpatient Beds
  • Psychogeriatric Program

Fort Wayne campus (only)

  • Substance Abuse Detoxification (inpatient)

Services Offered

Mental health services provided at VA Northern Indiana Healthcare System 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

We also provide outreach to homeless Veterans.

Former Prisoners of War (POWs)

Veterans who are recognized as former Prisoners of War (POWs) seeking assistance with accessing services have a special advocate. The advocate can assist with making medical center appointments, provide supportive counseling and help with accessing benefits. Contact Louis Rice 800-360-8387 ext. 73726.


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


  • Fort Wayne Campus
    Marion Campus

Contact Number(s)

  • 765-674-3321 Ext. 73402

Hours of Operation

  • Monday-Friday 8am-430p, with 24 hour emergency clinic