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Montana VA 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

Mental health services in VA Montana Healthcare System provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

Services Offered

Mental health services provided 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
  • homeless Veterans outreach

In addition to traditional mental health services, there are a variety of Veteran-led activities conducted at the Group House, Bldg #4, on the Fort Harrison VA campus. Several different veteran-led groups meet four days a week at various times. These include a Veteran Support Group, Veteran-2-Veteran (V2V), V2V Spouses, and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). A Women Veterans Group is being developed.

Under the auspices of the VA Montana Behavioral Health service, the Group House meetings are predominantly led by Veterans for Veterans:

Monday
no scheduled meetings

Tuesday
1pm: V2V
7pm: AA

Wednesday
1pm - 2:30pm: Veteran Support Group
7pm: V2V

Thursday
10am: V2V; V2V Spouses
7pm: AA

Friday
Time TBD: Women Veterans Group (coming soon)


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

  • VA Montana Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 406-447-6000

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm