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Southern Arizona VA Health Care System

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Patient Health Education

The Tucson VA Medical Center has a comprehensive Patient Health Education (PHE) Program, which provides a variety of activities, programs, and services. Doctors, nurses, psychologists, and dietitians participate in teaching and planning programs to meet your health education needs. Most programs are available to all Veterans, employees, volunteers, and their families. These include:

  • Workshops on Arthritis, Heart Failure, and Depression
  • Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) Education
  • Sexual Health Education
  • Tobacco Cessation
  • Bereavement Support Group
  • Veterans Writing Project
  • Closed Circuit Television for Inpatients
  • Health Information and Videos for Those Without a Computer

For more information, visit the Patient Education Resource Center (PERC), or call (520) 792-1450 ext. 1-6516 or ext. 1-6449, 1-800-470-8262 ext. 1-6516 or 1-6516.


Contact Info


  • Building 80, 2nd Floor, Room 2201

Contact Number(s)

  • 520-792-1450 Ext. 1-6449

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.