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Stress Disorders Treatment Unit

Specialized Inpatient PTSD Unit - Topeka

The Stress Disorder Treatment Unit offers a 7-week inpatient program for veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other stress-related disorders. This 24-bed unit is designed to help male and female veterans deal more effectively with traumatic experiences that occurred during their military service. Symptoms of PTSD (e.g., nightmares, flashbacks, survivor guilt, emotional numbing, social isolation, etc.), depression, anxiety, and other difficulties are addressed.

Kirsten Watkins, Ph.D.
(785) 350-3111, Ext. 52139

Contact Info


  • Topeka VA Medical Center

Contact Number(s)

  • 785-350-3111 Ext. 52139

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 am - 4:30 pm