Mental Health - VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
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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.

Mental health services in VA Salt Lake City Healthcare System provide consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being. Such as:

  • Domestic Violence
  • Health Care for Homeless Veterans 
  • Inpatient Mental Health Treatment
  • Outpatient Detoxification
  • Outpatient Mental Health Counseling
  • Outpatient Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment
  • Psychiatric Community Care
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Sexual Trauma Counseling
  • Substance Abuse Treatment
  • Transitional Housing
  • Mental Health Crisis Intervention and Referral Team

PTSD Walk-In Assessment Clinic:

PTSD Walk-in Assessment intake clinic is held every Tuesday (except federal holidays) in Outpatient Mental Health, Building #16, in the Deer Creek room.  Veterans must be present between 11am and 11:30am.  Veterans are asked to bring in their DD-214 (if available) to the intake clinic. Please plan on 2½ to 3 hours for the intake process (depending on the number of Veterans attending). The intake processes consists of completing an intake questionnaire.  Veterans are then individually interviewed by a PTSD clinician. At the end of the interview, the clinician will provide initial diagnostic and treatment recommendations for the Veteran.

For more information on the PTSD Walk-In Assessment Clinic or any other mental health services provided here at VA Salt Lake City Health Care System please call Dr. Steven Allen, PTSD Clinical Team Coordinator at 801-582-1565, Ext. 2390

We also provide outreach to Homeless Veterans. To contact our Homeless Veterans Program Coordinator please contact Jennifer Steele at 801-582-1565, Ext. 2746

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


  • VA Salt Lake City Health Care System
    500 Foothill Drive (Bldg 16)
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84148

Contact Number(s)

  • 801-584-1217

Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday
    8:00am 4:30pm