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VA San Diego Healthcare System Escondido Clinic – Escondido

Address: 815 East Pennsylvania Avenue - Escondido, CA
General Phone Number: 760-466-7032
Website: http://www.va.gov
Facility Type

VA San Diego Healthcare System provides the following mental health rehabilitation services in Escondido.

  • Mental Health Treatment
  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment Provider

VA San Diego Healthcare System is run by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.


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

VA San Diego Healthcare System provides treatment in the following settings.


  • Outpatient mental health rehabiliation
Emergency Mental Health Services

VA San Diego Healthcare System provides the following emergency mental health treatment and services.


  • Psychiatric emergency walk-in services
Mental Health Treatment Approaches

VA San Diego Healthcare System utilizes the following treatment approaches.


  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Dialectical behavior therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Trauma therapy
Pharmacotherapies & Medications

VA San Diego Healthcare System utilizes the following pharmacotherapies & medications in the treatment process.


  • Lurasidone (Latuda®) 
  • Olanzapine (Zyprexa®) 
  • Paliperidone (Invega Trinza®) 
  • Quetiapine (Seroquel®) 
  • Risperidone (Risperdal®)
Payment Information

Information regarding payment(s) accepted at VA San Diego Healthcare System and possible financial assistance.


  • Community Mental Health Block Grants
  • Community Service Block Grants
  • IHS / Tribal / Urban (ITU) Funds
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • Other State Funds
  • Private Insurance
  • State Education Agency Funds
  • Cash or Self Payment
  • State-Financed Healthcare Plan Other Than Medicaid
  • State Mental Health Agency Funds
  • State Welfare or Child and Family Service Funds
  • U.S. Department of VA funds
Special Programs / Groups Offered

Information regarding specialty programs and groups offered at VA San Diego Healthcare System.


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

VA San Diego Healthcare System 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

VA San Diego Healthcare System provides the following ancillary services in addition to mental health 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
  • Supported housing
  • Suicide prevention services
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