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Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center - Richmond, VA


Mental Health

About the Program

The Mental Health Service provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

Services Offered

Mental Health services provided at Richmond VAMC 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 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.

Crisis Hotline/Suicide Prevention

If you are in crisis and/or have thoughts of harming yourself or others, PLEASE CALL 911 FOR IMMEDIATE ASSISTANCE or report to the nearest emergency room. 

You may also contact the Richmond VAMC Mental Health Crisis Hotline at 804-675-5971 or the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255); press 1 for Veterans. Crisis assistance is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  

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Contact Info


  • Mental Hygiene Clinic (MHC)
    First floor, Room 1D-165

Contact Number(s)

  • 804-675-5000 Ext. 5411

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm