- Substance Abuse Treatment
- Mental Health Care
The VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System Mental Health Service is a Partner Affiliate of the Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School. Together the departments host an internationally recognized faculty known for their contributions to the study of mood disorders, stress and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders as well as other psychiatric disorders. These programs are leaders in the translation of research from the “bench-top-to-the-bedside”. Important goals of the VAAAHS Mental Health Service includes providing the highest quality mental health care to eligible veterans, conducting state-of-the-art basic and clinical psychiatric research relevant to veterans, and providing excellent training to the next generation of mental health clinicians and researchers.
The VAAAHS Mental Health Service has a broad range of general and specialized clinical programs that span across four sites (Ann Arbor, Jackson, Flint, MI and Toledo, OH; see details below). Its active research programs are integrated with the Health Service Research and Development (HSR&D) Group at the VA and the Trauma and Stress and Anxiety Research Laboratory (TSARG), Psychiatry Affective Neuroimaging Laboratory (PANlab) as well as other research groups at the University of Michigan and together, have produced internationally recognized work. VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System’s Mental Health Service is an important training site for the University of Michigan Residency and Fellowship Training Programs, VA Psychology Internship, UM-VA Psychology Post-Doctoral Training Consortium and associated programs for other disciplines such as Social Work, Nursing and Physician Assistants.
Hospital-based treatments include: