Mental Health - Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS)
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Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System (CAVHCS)


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

The mental health service at CAVHCS serves approximately 7,000 veterans annually from the Central Alabama, Western Georgia and the Florida Panhandle regions. It provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

We conduct research and training to ensure state-of-the-art treatment.

Services Offered

Mental health services provided at CAVHCS includes treatment of veterans in four major clinical sections:

  • Inpatient Section
  • General Mental Health Outpatient Section
  • Clinical Support & Community Care (CS&CC) Section
  • PTSD Re-adjustment Section

Provides treatment for veterans experiencing various issues including:

  • 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

We also provide outreach to homeless veterans.


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


  • Central Alabama Veterans Health Care System

Contact Number(s)

  • 334-727-0550 Ext. 3824
  • 334-272-4670 Ext. 4552

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm