Mental Health - William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
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William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital


Mental Health

If you qualify for VA health care, you can get high-quality mental health services as part of your benefits. You may also be able to get care for certain mental health problems even if you don't have VA health care.

About the Program

The mental health service at the Madison VA Hospital provides consultation, evaluation, and treatment for a variety of issues that can impact emotional well-being.

We conduct research and training to ensure state-of-the-art treatment.  Available at all sites by video.

Contact Information for Current and New Patients:

Current Patients: 

         Call 608-280-7084 during business hours
         Call 888-598-7793 after hours if you are sick and need to talk to a nurse

New Patients: 
        Call 608-284-6302 during business hours. 
        Call  888-598-7793 after hours and weekends if you are sick and need to talk to a nurse.

Services Offered

Mental health services provided at the Madison VA Hospital include treatments for —

  • depression, sadness, grief
  • anxiety, worry, nervousness
  • addictive behaviors
  • relationship problems
  • stress from medical problems and/or pain
  • post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • emotional problems, such as managing anger
  • vocational issues
  • troublesome thoughts or ideas
  • confused thinking
  • aggressive or self-harming behaviors
  • memory problems

We also provide outreach to homeless veterans.


Mental health services are confidential. We will not talk to anyone about information you share unless you give written consent. Under federal law, a few exceptions to this rule exist. If you have questions, please ask your mental health consultant.

Contact Info


  • 2nd Floor Mental Health Clinic
    2500 Overlook Terrace
    Madison, WI 53705.

Contact Number(s)

  • 608-280-7084
  • 888-598-7793

Hours of Operation

  • Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri 8:00am-4:30pm
    Tuesday 8:00am-8:00pm