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Veterans Puget South Hlthcare Systems American Lake Division - Tacoma, WA

Veterans Puget South Hlthcare Systems American Lake Division

9600 Veterans Drive
Tacoma, WA. 98493
253-582-8440

VA provides a continuum of forward-looking outpatient, residential, and inpatient mental health services across the country. Points of access to care span VA medical centers, Community Based Outpatient Clinics, Vet Centers, and mobile Vet Centers. In addition, VA has integrated mental health care into primary care settings, where Veterans are routinely screened for many mental health conditions. VA offers treatments in a variety of settings, including: Short-term, inpatient care; Outpatient care in a psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery centers (PRRC); Regular outpatient care, which may include telemedicine services; Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Programs (RRTP); Primary care; Residential care; and Supported work settings. Examples of common mental health treatments for Veterans include: Treatments for Depression and Anxiety, Treatments for Substance Use Disorders (SUD), Treatments for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Treatments for Serious Mental Illnesses (Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder & Bipolar Disorder).

Type of Care offered at Veterans Puget South Hlthcare Systems American Lake Division in Tacoma, Washington:

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Services Detox Buprenorphine Used In Treatment Naltrexone (oral) Vivitrol (injectable Naltrexone) Acamprosate(Campral) Alcohol Detoxification Benzodiazepines Detoxification Buprenorphine maintenance for predetermined time Buprenorphine maintenance Cocaine Detoxification Buprenorphine detoxification Disulfiram(Antabuse) Methamphetamines Detoxification Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Medications for psychiatric disorders Opioids Detoxification Prescribes/administer buprenorphine and/or naltrexone

Service Settings offered by Veterans Puget South Hlthcare Systems American Lake Division in Tacoma:

Inpatient Drug Rehab Outpatient Drug Rehab Short Term Drug Rehab Outpatient Detoxification Outpatient Methadone/Buprenorphine or Vivitrol Intensive Outpatient Treatment Regular Outpatient Treatment General Hospital(including VA hospital)

Types of Treatment Approaches provided by Veterans Puget South Hlthcare Systems American Lake Division in Tacoma, WA.:

Cognitive/behavior Therapy Dialectical Behavior Therapy Brief intervention approach Contingency management/motivational incentive Motivational interviewing Matrix Model Relapse prevention Substance abuse counseling approach Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling Trauma-related counseling 12-step facilitation approach

Payment Types accepted by Veterans Puget South Hlthcare Systems American Lake Division in Tacoma, Washington:

Cash or Self-Payment Medicaid Medicare State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid Private Health Insurance Military Insurance (e.g., Tricare) Payment Assistance (Check With Facility For Details)

Special Programs Offered:

Persons With Co-Occurring Mental And Substance Abuse Disorders Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Or Transgender (LGBT) Clients Veterans Active Duty Military Military Families Clients Referred From The Court/Judicial System (Other Than Dui/Dwi) Seniors Or Older Adults Pregnant/Postpartum Women Adult Women Adult Men Persons With HIV Or Aids Persons Who Have Experienced Trauma Persons Who Have Experienced Sexual Abuse Domestic Violence Transitional Age Young Adults Aftercare/continuing care Assistance with obtaining social services Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Case management Comprehensive mental health assessment Council on Accreditation Comprehensive substance abuse assessment Drug or alcohol urine screening Discharge Planning Early intervention for HIV Employment counseling or training Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs Group counseling offered HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis HIV testing Hospital licensing authority Housing services Individual counseling offered Interim services for clients The Joint Commission Marital/couples counseling offered Mental health services Nicotine replacement therapy Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications Consumer-run (peer-support) services Relapse prevention from naltrxone Substance abuse education Screening for Hepatitis B Screening for Hepatitis C Self-help groups Screening for mental health disorders Screening for substance abuse Social skills development State substance abuse agency State department of health STD testing State mental health department Screening for tobacco use Transportation assistance Hepatitis education, counseling, or support TB screening Treatment for gambling disorder

Age Groups Accepted:

Young Adults Adults

Gender Accepted:

Female Male

Language Services:

Services For The Hearing-Impaired

Smoking Policy:

Smoking Allowed In Designated Area

Facility Operation:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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