VA Caribbean Healthcare System
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
This area consists of four professional sections that are integrated and coordinated with each other to provide clinical services. These are Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, and Chaplain. In addition there are five Patient Care Lines as follows:
1. Mental Health Primary Care
Counseling & Therapeutic Interventions
Mental Health Primary Care Teams
Mental Health Home Care
2. Substance Abuse
Drug Dependence Clinic
Alcohol Dependence Clinic
Smoking Cessation Clinic
3. Psychosocial and Community Services
Medicine and Surgery Units
Primary Care (Medicine)
Nursing Home Care
Blind Rehabilitation, HIV/AIDS Patients and Homeless Program
Foster Homes, Contract Nursing Homes, and Homemaker Program
4. Specialty Programs
Psychological Assessment Program
Sexuality & Health Program
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic (PTSD)
Hepatitis Patients Program
5. Acute Care
Psychiatric Acute Inpatient Care Unit (PAICU)
Intake & Crisis Intervention Unit
Consultation and Liaison Team
Mental health services provided at VA Caribbean Healthcare System 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
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.
Mental Health Administrative
Mental Health Services within the VA Caribbean Healthcare System are organized under three main independent units; namely, Psychiatry, Psychology, and Social Work Services under the Office of the Chief of Staff.
These work every closely and collaboratively to provide state of the art mental health services to eligible Veterans and their families.
All three Services are an integral part of our Health System and count with the support of other services such as Nursing, Occupational and Recreational Therapy, and the Vet Centers.
This directory was designed to help you quickly identify our services and those who can help you answer your questions regarding such services.
The directory is organized in three sections: Mental Health Administrative, Clinical Services, and Hospital Wide Administration.
- VA Caribbean Healthcare System
Hours of Operation
- Monday to Friday from 8:00am to 4:30pm