The Northampton VAMC provides psychiatric, substance abuse, and PTSD services as well as primary and secondary levels of medical care to a veteran population in western Massachusetts of more than 85,000 men and women. The medical center has 85 psychiatric beds and a 66-bed nursing home care unit located on the Northampton campus, and a 16-bed substance Abuse, Compensated Work Therapy, Transitional Residence located off-campus.
Care is also provided at Community Based Outpatient Clinics in Springfield, Greenfield and Pittsfield.
There is an extensive network of residential settings from board and care homes to skilled nursing care.
The Northampton VAMC has academic affiliations with schools in dentistry, nursing, psychology, optometry, occupational therapy, social work, pharmacy and other health professional and technical fields, as well as an affiliation for psychiatric residents with the Dartmouth Medical School and the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
Services are also available for veterans of the Global War on Terror.
Special Programs Include:
Specialized Inpatient Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Program
Inpatient Services for the Chronically Mentally Ill
Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program
Homeless Veterans Programs
Substance Abuse/ Compensated Work Therapy/ Transitional Residence
Vocational Rehabilitation Therapy Program (Supported Employment, Transitional Work Experience, Incentive Therapy, Compensated Work Therapy)
MOVE (Managing Overweight & Obesity for Veterans Everywhere) Program
End of Life / Palliative Care
Women Veterans Health Program
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics
In addition to our main facility in Northampton, we offer services in three community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —
- Worcester, MA
Honor America's veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
- To be a patient-centered integrated health care organization for veterans providing excellent health care, research, and education;
- an organization where people choose to work;
- an active community partner;
- and a back-up for National emergencies.