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Military Sexual Trauma: Articles & Fact Sheets

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Military Sexual Trauma

Articles & Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

  • Military Sexual Trauma: Provides background information about MST.
    • What is military sexual trauma (MST)?
    • How common is MST?
    • How can MST affect Veterans?
    • How has VA responded to the problem of MST?
    • How can Veterans get help?
  • MST Brochure for Veterans English / Spanish – Provides an overview of issues related to MST and how to access VA services.
  • Men and MST – Educational brochure English / Spanish and Infographic English / Spanish – These resources provide information on men’s recovery from MST.
  • Women and MST – Infographic English/Spanish – This provides information on women’s recovery from MST.
  • Help for Veterans Affected By Recent Public Discussions About Sexual Abuse – Information, coping suggestions, and resources for connecting with care for Veterans who may be feeling distressed by recent public discussions about sexual assault and harassment.
  • Top 10 Facts about VA Services for MST: Quick reference information for non-VA service providers about VA’s MST-related services.
  • VA’s Health Care Services for Military Sexual Trauma (MST): Summary of the eligibility requirements and the types of MST-related services available through VA.
  • VA Disability Compensation for Conditions Related to MST Factsheet / General Information: Veterans can apply for disability compensation for any current difficulties that are related to their service, including difficulties related to MST.  Visit these sites to learn more about VA disability compensation for conditions related to MST.  Remember that you do not need to have a VA disability rating in order to receive free MST-related treatment through VA.


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