19 Mar '12, 5pm

Military Sexual Trauma - Health Care via @VeteransHealth

Military Sexual Trauma - Health Care via @VeteransHealth

VA Helps Women Vets Learn to Trust Again About 1 in 5 women have told their VHA health care provider that they experienced sexual trauma in the military. On MakeTheConnection.net , you can hear compelling stories of recovery from women who have experienced military sexual trauma. By finding the strength to reach out for help and connect with others who had similar experiences, they were able to get on a path of healing and learn to trust again. What is MST? Military sexual trauma (MST) is the term that the Department of Veterans Affairs uses to refer to sexual assault or sexual harassment that occurred while the Veteran was in the military. MST includes any sexual activity where someone is involved against his or her will. An experience does not have to involve physical force for it to be MST. For example, someone may have been threatened with negative consequences if they...

Full article: http://www.va.gov/health/NewsFeatures/20120319a.asp

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