ABOUT CHARLIE NORWOOD VA MEDICAL CENTER
The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center runs two separate facilities in Augusta, Ga. At its uptown location, the VA has 98 beds, 68 of which are dedicated to psychiatry, and outpatient mental health care.
TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT
Treatment at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is designed to address a wide range of mental issues including addictive and aggressive or behaviors, issues of memory loss, anxiety and depression, emotion management, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and relationship and vocational problems.
Also available at the VA in Augusta are weekly classes in MOVE!, a nationally recognized weight management program designed to help Vets manage their weight and improve their health overall.
The Charlie Norwood VA center is led by a team of associate and assistant directors. Additional details of biographical nature are not provided.
ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES
The Charlie Norwood VA medical center has 68 psychiatry beds at its uptown division, though further details are not provided.
Each of the two Best-rehabs.com survey respondents to date gave the VA center five stars for its accommodations and meals.
WHAT ALUMNI SAY
Feedback provided by two former participants was excellent. Both awarding the VA center five stars for the staff’s level of training and experience and treatment effectiveness and four stars for family programming, one wrote that the program “helps” them with recovery, while the other claimed it “Provides great foundation for a life of recovery.” “It works if you work it,” the latter added.
The cost of treatment is not provided on this VA center’s website, although it does accept private health insurance. The VA maintains: “Generally, VA cannot bill Medicare, but can bill Medicare supplemental health insurance for covered services.”