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Southern Arizona VA Hospital Mental Health – Tucson

Address: 3601 South 6th Avenue - Tucson, AZ
General Phone Number: 520-792-1450 x1792
Admissions Phone Number: 520-792-1450 x4884
Website: http://www.tucson.va.gov/services/Mental_Health_Services.asp
Facility Type

Southern Arizona VA Hospital provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Tucson.

  • Mental Health Rehabilitation
  • Provides Addiction Treatment

Southern Arizona VA Hospital is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


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

Southern Arizona VA Hospital 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

Southern Arizona VA Hospital 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

Southern Arizona VA Hospital utilizes the following treatment approaches.


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

Southern Arizona VA Hospital 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®)
  • Trifluoperazine (Stelazine®)
  • Aripiprazole (Abilify®) 
  • IIoperidone (Fanapt®)
  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
  • Ziprasidone (Geodon®) 
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at Southern Arizona VA Hospital and possible financial assistance.


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

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at Southern Arizona VA Hospital.


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

Southern Arizona VA Hospital 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

Southern Arizona VA Hospital provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health treatment.


  • Assertive community treatment
  • Case management
  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • Education services
  • 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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