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Military Sexual Trauma: Resources

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Military Sexual Trauma


VA Resources

Fact Sheets

Below are downloadable brochures for Veterans, educational tools for providers, and articles that help survivors and providers learn more about MST and VA’s free and confidential MST-related services.

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Make the Connection

Watch video testimonials from Veterans who have experienced MST, and learn more about how they cope with how it affected them.

Visit this site to view hundreds of stories from Veterans of all service eras who have overcome mental health challenges. Make the Connection 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 stories of resilience, and easily find and access the support and resources they need.

Make the Connection

Other Resources

This website offers tools and resources designed to provide support to Service members who are healing after MST.

Department of Defense Safe Helpline

This crisis support service is available to any member of the Department of Defense community affected by sexual assault. You can click, call, or text to get anonymous one-on-one advice, support, and information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Go to for a live chat or to view resources. Dial 55-247 inside the U.S. (202-470-5546 outside the U.S.) to get the contact information for your nearest Sexual Assault Response Coordinator.

Department of Defense Safe Helpline

Building Hope and Resiliency Online Course

This self-guided program helps active duty Service members begin to recover, heal, and enhance their resiliency after experiencing sexual assault in the military. This resource is also useful for providers working with active duty Service members.

Building Hope and Resiliency Online Course

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