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San Francisco VAHCS Mental Health Services (116A) – San Francisco

Address: 4150 Clement Street - San Francisco, CA
General Phone Number: 415-221-4810
Website: http://www.sanfrancisco.va.gov/services/mentalhealth.asp
Facility Type

San Francisco VAHCS provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in San Francisco.

  • Mental Health Rehabilitation
  • Dual Diagnosis Rehabilitation Center

San Francisco VAHCS is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


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

San Francisco VAHCS provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
  • Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Emergency Mental Health Services

San Francisco VAHCS provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


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

San Francisco VAHCS 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
  • Ketamine Infusion Therapy
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

San Francisco VAHCS utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • Pimozide (Orap®)
  • Thiothixene (Navane®)
  • Thioridazine (Mellaril/Melleril®)
  • Trifluoperazine (Stelazine®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • Asenapine (Saphris/Sycrest®) 
  • Clozapine (Clozaril®) 
  • 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 San Francisco VAHCS and possible financial assistance.


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

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at San Francisco VAHCS.


  • Seniors or older adults
  • Seniors or older adults
  • Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer/questioning (LGBTQ) clients
  • Veterans
  • 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 with eating disorders
  • Persons with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Persons with serious mental illness (SMI)
Screening & Testing

San Francisco VAHCS 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

San Francisco VAHCS provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Assertive community treatment
  • Case management
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • 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
  • Suicide prevention services
  • Vocational rehabilitation services
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