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Jesse Brown VA Medical Center – Chicago

Address: 820 South Damen Avenue Mental Health, 116-A - Chicago, IL
General Phone Number: 312-569-8387
Admissions Phone Number: 312-569-6269
Website: http://www.chicago.va.gov
Facility Type

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Chicago.

  • Mental Health Rehabilitation
  • Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Center

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


Service Settings (e.g., Outpatient, Residential, Inpatient, etc.)

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Hospital inpatient mental health treatment
  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
  • Partial hospitalization/day treatment
  • Residential mental health rehab
Emergency Mental Health Services

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Crisis intervention team
  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
  • Psychiatric emergency mobile/off-site services
  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Activity therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Electroconvulsive therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • Pimozide (Orap®)
  • Prochlorperazine (Compazine/Compro®)
  • Thiothixene (Navane®)
  • Thioridazine (Mellaril/Melleril®)
  • Trifluoperazine (Stelazine®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Brexpiprazole (Rexulti®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • IIoperidone (Fanapt®)
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center and possible financial assistance.


  • Military Insurance
  • Private Insurance
  • Cash or Self Payment
  • U.S. Department of VA funds
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center.


  • Seniors or older adults
  • Seniors or older adults
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) clients
  • Veterans
  • Active duty military
  • Active duty military
  • Military families
  • Clients referred from the court/judicial system
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons with HIV or AIDS
  • Persons who have experienced intimate partner violence, domestic violence
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Persons with Alzheimer's or dementia
  • Persons experiencing first-episode psychosis
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center offers the following screening and testing services to mental health clients.


  • HIV testing
  • Screening for Hepatitis B
  • Screening for Hepatitis C
  • TB Screening
Ancillary Services

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Assertive community treatment
  • Assisted Outpatient Treatment
  • Case management
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • Education services
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Intensive case management
  • Illness management and recovery
  • Integrated primary care services
  • Legal advocacy
  • Mentoring/peer support/consumer-run services
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation services
  • Supported employment
  • Supported housing
  • Suicide prevention services
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
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