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Physical & Mental Needs Of Veterans

Meeting the Physical and Mental Health Needs of Veterans Returning From Iraq and Afghanistan

At UWSP, student Veterans have access to basic clinical physical health services at the UWSP Health Service. Doctors and nurses are on staff. Counseling is also available for student Veterans at the UWSP Counseling Center.

Federal Vet Center Counselor
Todd Stage, Readjustment Couneslor
todd.stage@va.gov
715-842-9634

Todd is generally available on campus every Tuesday 10am-3pm throughout the year.

The Vet Center’s purpose is to “welcome home with honor the war veteran by providing quality readjustment services in a caring manner, assisting them and their family members toward a successful post-war adjustment in or near their respective communities.  Care includes professional readjustment counseling, community education, outreach to special populations, the brokering of services with community agencies, and provides a key link between the veteran and other services the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.”

TREATMENT RECORDS ARE CONFIDENTIAL AND SECURED IN LOCKED FILES.  RECORDS ARE NOT SHARED WITH ANY OTHER AGENCY AND ARE NOT RELEASED TO OTHER TREATMENT FACILITIES WITHOUT THE VETERAN’S AUTHORIZATION.

To gain access to VA medical health services, see your local County Veterans Service Officers (CVSO’s).
In Portage County, contact Mike Clements at 715-346-1310.

Upon return from active duty we recommend all Veterans see their CVSO’s and register for VA Health Insurance.

Click here to find your CVSO.

Locations of WI Veterans clinics and medical centers:

WI Veterans Health Administration (Locations)

VA Medical Center
Madison: William S. Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital
Milwaukee: Clement J. Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Tomah: Tomah VA Medical Center
   
Local Outpatient Clinics  
Wausau: Wausau Clinic
Wisconsin Rapids: Wisconsin Rapids Clinic
   
Vet Centers  
Green Bay: Green Bay Vet Center
Madison: Madison Vet Center
Milwaukee: Milwaukee Vet Center