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New York/New Jersey VA Health Care Network


Behavioral VA Health Care

Serious Mental Illness

Intensive Outpatient Behavioral Health services are designed for those who have a serious mental illness and may need more support than offered by traditional outpatient mental health programs. Behavioral Health clinical staff will help you identify your strengths and skills, as well as overcome any limitations that may prevent you from more fully engaging in your community. Intensive outpatient therapy services are available up to 5 days per week.

Services include:

  • Case Management
  • Psychotropic medication management and education
  • Community Access and Reintegration Services
  • Health & Wellness Education
  • Personal Goal Setting
  • Counseling--Individual and Group
  • Mental Health Intensive Case Management
  • Pre-Vocational Services
  • Referrals to other community programs/organizations
  • Recovery and Rehabilitation Day Program
  • Drug and Alcohol Counseling for people with serious Mental Illness
  • Crisis Intervention

Referral For Services

Have your primary care physician or other health care provider refer you. They will send a consult (the necessary paperwork) to the appropriate intensive outpatient treatment staff. You will be contacted by telephone or letter to set up your first appointment.

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