Substance Abuse Services - Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Albany, NY
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Albany Stratton VA Medical Center Albany, NY


Substance Abuse Services

 Albany Stratton VA Medical Center provides care for Veterans with substance abuse problems including:

 Counseling
 Education Groups
 Support Groups
 Referral for vocational planning
 Referrals to other community programs
 Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV) programs
 Aftercare Planning
 Long-term Treatment

Our Substance Abuse Programs offer encouragement and support to help break free from addiction to alcohol and other substances.

Referral for Services

To get treatment for substance abuse:

To refer yourself for an evaluation, contact the Substance Abuse Program at 518-626-5388. A counselor will ask you for some basic information and set up an appointment.


Have your VA primary care physician or other health care provider refer you. They will send a consult to the Substance Abuse Program. You will be contacted by telephone or mail to set up your first appointment.

Contact Info


  • Albany VA 10C

Contact Number(s)

  • 518-626-5388
  • 518-626-5386

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 to 4:30