Women Veterans Health Care
In the SpotlightThis Skin Cancer Awareness Month, VA Encourages Women Veterans to Take Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer
Summer is around the corner, which means you might be spending more time outside. While enjoying the warmer weather, it’s important to protect yourself from the sun to prevent skin cancer. Read more.
VA helps Veterans affected by military sexual trauma
Approximately one out of three women who visits VA facilities reports experiencing sexual trauma
in the military. Military sexual trauma (MST) is a term used by VA to refer to sexual assault or
repeated, threatening sexual harassment experienced during military service. VA wants Veterans
to know that help is available for survivors of MST. Read more.
Alcohol awareness: Risks and resources for women Veterans
Unhealthy alcohol use can affect women Veterans of all ages. But with a proper support team
and treatment plan, recovery is achievable. As we observe Alcohol Awareness Month during
April, it’s an important time to learn more about at-risk alcohol use and its potential impact on
women Veterans. Read more.