Inpatient Mental Health - Battle Creek VA Medical Center
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Battle Creek VA Medical Center


Inpatient Mental Health

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What We Do

Inpatient Mental Health (IMH) recognizes that mental health recovery is a unique journey. While some individuals become free of symptoms, others learn new ways of living and adjusting to their world. IMH is comprised of both Acute Rehabilitation units and a Geriatric unit. These are locked, tobacco-free units (Nicotine replacement therapy available). The modern design of the locked units promotes a therapeutic milieu for Veterans during a short term inpatient stay. Private and safe accommodations are available for Women Veterans.

Key Staff

Program Manager

Scott Kerby, Ph.D
(269) 966-5600 Ext. 35049

For general program information, call (269) 966-5600, Ext. 33056.

For urgent admissions and transfers, please contact the Administrative Officer of the Day at (269) 966-5600 ext. 33858.

Service Information

An interdisciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Primary Care Providers, Social Workers, Nursing and Peer staff partner with Veterans to meet their identified goals, navigate their personal recovery journeys, and to promote successful re-entry into the community. The program offers an intensive treatment approach in which Veterans attend therapeutic activities on a daily basis. Individualized evidence-based therapies are utilized to meet the unique needs of each Veteran.

Contact Info


  • Battle Creek VA Medical Center, Building 39, First and Second floor

Contact Number(s)

  • 269-966-5600 Ext. 33056

Hours of Operation

  • 24 hours a day, Seven days a week