March 31, 2016 1:45 p.m.
The Roseburg VA Medical Center will have the Grand Opening for the new Acute Psych Unit on Friday.
The facility will be the only one of its kind in the region and will provide short-term acute psychiatric care for veterans from Douglas County and the surrounding areas.
VA staff and local leaders along with veterans groups will mark the occasion with a short ceremony and an open house. The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. with tours of the new facility following the ceremony. Congressman Peter DeFazio and Douglas County District Attorney Rick Wesenberg will be the featured speakers.
The new Acute Psych Unit is in Building 86 on the VA Campus in Roseburg.