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Kansas City VAMC Mental Health (116A) – Kansas City

Address: 4801 East Linwood Boulevard - Kansas City, MO
General Phone Number: 816-861-4700
Admissions Phone Number: 816-861-4700 x52641
Website: http://www.kansascity.va.gov/
Facility Type

Kansas City VAMC provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Kansas City.

  • Mental Health Rehab Center
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment Provider

Kansas City VAMC is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


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

Kansas City VAMC provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Hospital inpatient mental health treatment
  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
  • Residential mental health rehab
Emergency Mental Health Services

Kansas City VAMC provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Psychiatric emergency onsite services
  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

Kansas City VAMC utilizes the following treatment approaches.


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

Kansas City VAMC utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Droperidol (Inapsine®)
  • 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®) 
  • Cariprazine (Vraylar®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • IIoperidone (Fanapt®)
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Olanzapine/Fluoxetine combination (Symbyax®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at Kansas City VAMC and possible financial assistance.


  • U.S. Department of VA funds
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at Kansas City VAMC.


  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) clients
  • Veterans
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • Persons who have experienced intimate partner violence, domestic violence
  • Persons who have experienced trauma
  • Persons with traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

Kansas City VAMC 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

Kansas City VAMC provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Case management
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Intensive case management
  • Illness management and recovery
  • Integrated primary care services
  • Mentoring/peer support/consumer-run services
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation services
  • Supported employment
  • Supported housing
  • Suicide prevention services
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
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