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Military Sexual Trauma: Other Resources

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Military Sexual Trauma

Other Resources is a one-stop resource where Veterans and their families and friends can privately explore information on mental health issues, hear fellow Veterans and their families share their stories of resilience, and easily find and access the support and resources they need.

  • On MakeTheConnection, you can learn more recovery from military sexual trauma.There are also video testimonials from Veterans about their own experiences addressing the effects of military sexual trauma.

After Deployment provides a program designed to provide support to service members who are healing after having experienced sexual trauma.
If you are an active duty service member and have been a victim of military sexual assault (or know someone who has), provides information and guidance on your reporting options and rights.

DoD Safe Helpline
DoD Safe Helpline is a crisis support service for members of the DoD community affected by sexual assault. Through the Safe Helpline, you can “click, call or text” to receive anonymous one-on-one advice, support, and information 24/7. You can go to for a live chat or to view resources. From anywhere in the world, you can call 877-995-5247, or text your zip code or base/installation name to 55-247 inside the US (202-470-5546 outside the US) to get the contact information for your nearest Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.

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