Mental Health - Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
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Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center


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 and Behavioral Service at the Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center and its outpatient clinics provide consultation, evaluation and treatment for a variety of issues that impact the emotional well-being of our Veterans and their families.

Mental Health Services/Treatment

  • Depression, Sadness, Grief, Anxiety, Worry, Nervousness
  • Addictive Behaviors, Relationship Problems
  • Stress, Medical Problems and/or Pain, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Emotional Problems, such as Managing Anger
  • Vocational Issues
  • Memory Problems, Troublesome Thoughts or Ideas, Confused Thinking
  • Aggressive or Self-Harming Behaviors
  • Individual Therapy
  • Medical & Medication Management
  • Brief Psychological Assessments
  • Compensation and Pension Evaluations
  • Group Therapies for PTSD, Vietnam Vets, OEF/OIF Vets, Korean Vets, Substance Abuse, Smoking Cessation, Depression, Chronic Mental Illness and Anger Management
  • Telemedicine Health Services
  • Therapeutic Intervention

Visit our Program Descriptions, Specialized Mental Health Programs, and Therapeutic Programs for additional information.

Mental Health Consultation/Liaison Services are provided to:


Palliative Care/Hospice, Community Living Center, Polytrauma Clinical Support team (Traumatic Brain Injury Team), Inpatient Medical/Surgical Units and Scranton Veteran's Center.

Contact Info


  • Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center
    Mental Health Clinic

Contact Number(s)

  • 570-824-3521 Ext. 27737
  • 877-928-2621 Ext. 27737

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm