Mental Health - VA Maine Healthcare System
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VA Maine Healthcare 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.

Services Offered

Mental health services provided at VAMC Togus 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 Services are also available at the Bangor and Portland Mental Health Clinics as well at all the Community Based Outpatient Clinics (Bangor, Calais, Caribou, Lincoln, Rumford and Saco and the Houlton Access Point). We also provide outreach to homeless veterans.

Additional Resources:

Togus VA and NAMI (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Maine are offering a Veteran Co-Led support group for Veterans, families and friends of those living with all types of mental illness on the second Wednesday of every month in Building 200, first floor, Room C106 Conference Room from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Contact NAMI Maine at (207) 622-5757 if you, your family member(s) or friend(s) are interested in attending this program.

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.

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Contact Info

Location

  • Building 208, Room 114

Contact Number(s)

  • 207-623-8411 Ext. 5515

Hours of Operation

  • 7:30am - 4:00pm