VA Services for Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma

Find MST services available through the VA. Download the PDF

Military Sexual Trauma: Real Stories from Veterans

Watch videos where survivors of MST share stories about sexual assault and recovery. Visit Military Sexual Trauma: Real Stories from Veterans

Safe Helpline

Access sexual assault support from the Department of Defense community. Visit Safe Helpline

Reporting and Policy Information

Learn about sexual assault reporting options and get reporting policy information. Visit Reporting and Policy Information

MyDuty.mil

Know your rights, reporting options and how to prevent MST. Visit MyDuty.mil

1-855-VA-WOMEN (829-6636)

Call the VA support line dedicated to Women Veterans’ needs. 1-855-829-6636

APPS

Circle of 6

Choose six, trusted friends to add to your circle. If you get into an uncomfortable or risky situation, the app automatically sends a pre-programmed SMS alert message to your friends, with your exact location.

Download the App

Google Play (Andriod)

iTunes (iOS)

OnWatch

Alert the people you trust when you need help. Six, customizable alert modes allow you to alert your friends or a local 911 or both whenever you need them.

Download the App

Google Play (Android)

iTunes (iOS)

Research

Veterans Health Administration and Military Sexual Trauma

Read about a study that assesses the efficacy of the Veterans Health Administration universal screening program for military sexual violence. Visit Veterans Health Administration and Military Sexual Trauma

Women Veteran with Co-occuring Disorders

Learn about the prevalence of women veterans suffering from co-occuring issues, like post-traumatic stress (PTS), military sexual trauma, addiction and homelessness. Visit Women Veteran with Co-occuring Disorders

Emergency

Veteran Crisis Line

Speak with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text—24/7. Visit Veteran Crisis Line