Polytrauma/TBI System of Care
Welcome to the Tucson Polytrauma Network Site
The Polytrauma Network Site at the Southern Arizona VA Health Care System in Tucson is one of 23 facilities in the country designed to provide long-term rehabilitative care to Veterans and Servicemembers who experienced severe injuries (including brain injuries) to more than one organ system. For more information about Polytrauma, visit the national Polytrauma System of Care page.
Mental Health Support/Veterans Crisis Line
Many Veterans with Polytrauma injuries also need mental health support. If you or someone you know is having trouble readjusting to civilian life, is having trouble sleeping, or is experiencing mood swings, depression, or other signs of extreme stress, we can offer free and low-cost assistance and care.
Veterans Crisis Line.
For immediate help, call the National Veterans Crisis Line at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Your call is confidential and can also be anonymous. Or, you may have a confidential online conversation with a professional on the National Veterans Crisis Line Web Chat site
Readjustment Counseling System (Vet Centers)
National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (Tucson)
3601 South 6th Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85723
Toll Free: (800) 470-8262
Adrienne Weede (LCSW)
(520) 792-1450, Ext. 6263
Monica Villarreal (MSW)
(520) 792-1450, Ext. 4354
Polytrauma Case Managers:
520-792-1450, Ext. 5910
Dianne Lethaby (RN)
(520) 792-1450, Ext. 6559
(520) 444-1227 (cell)
Susan Lucht (OTR/L)
(520) 792-1450, Ext.6799
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System is a proud member of VA Southwest Health Care Network – Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN) 18.
If you are interested in more information about admission to the Tucson Polytrauma Network Site or want to schedule an evaluation, please contact Dianne Lethaby (RN), Case Manager, at (520) 792-1450, Ext. 6559.
Veterans returning from Operation Enduring Freedom and/or Operation Iraqi Freedom (OEF/OIF) should contact their local OEF/OIF Coordinator for information about benefits and health care enrollment. Points of contact for the Arizona, New Mexico, and Western Texas region:
- Southern Arizona VA Health Care System (Tucson)
- Northern Arizona VA Health Care System (Prescott)
- Phoenix VA Health Care System