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VA San Diego Healthcare System Mission Valley Clinic – San Diego

Address: 8810 Rio San Diego Drive - San Diego, CA
General Phone Number: 619-400-5000
Admissions Phone Number: 858-642-3391
Website: http://www.sandiego.va.gov/services/Mental_Health_Services.asp
Facility Type

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

  • Mental Health Treatment
  • Provides Addiction Treatment

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
  • Couples/family therapy
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Integrated dual disorders treatment
  • 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.


  • Veterans
  • Persons with co-occurring mental and substance use disorders
  • 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
  • Court-ordered outpatient treatment
  • Diet and exercise counseling
  • Education services
  • Family psychoeducation
  • Housing services
  • Intensive case management
  • Illness management and recovery
  • 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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