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San Francisco VAMC Downtown Clinic – San Francisco

Address: 401 3rd Street - San Francisco, CA
General Phone Number: 415-281-5100
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Facility Type

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

  • Mental Health Treatment
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment Provider

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


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

San Francisco VAMC provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
Emergency Mental Health Services

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


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

San Francisco VAMC utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Behavior modification
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

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


  • Chlorpromazine (Thorazine®)
  • Fluphenazine (Prolixin®)
  • Haloperidol (Haldol®)
  • Loxapine (Loxitane®)
  • Perphenazine (Trilafon/Etrafon/Triavil/Triptafen®)
  • 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 VAMC and possible financial assistance.


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

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


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

San Francisco 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

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


  • Case management
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Education services
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Intensive case management
  • 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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