Mental Health Resources for Military Sexual Assault

We know how difficult reaching out for help can be, and we want to take a moment to acknowledge all you have been through and what you are seeking to do given what you have experienced. We are so glad that you are on your journey towards finding supportive services.

If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, call 988 and select 1 if you are a veteran

For all veterans, the VA provides free treatment for any physical or mental health conditions related to your experiences of military sexual trauma. You don’t need to have reported the military sexual assault at the time or have other proof that the military sexual assault occurred to get care. Learn more about what services you might be eligible for and how to begin the process of getting treatment here

The Cohen’s Veteran Network specializes in providing accessible mental health care to Active Duty service members, post-9/11 veterans, and dependents. In order to apply, we would encourage you to submit an online application. Though not located in all 50 states, resources and other forms of assistance may be provided to you through inquiry.

Additionally, we encourage you to visit the Survivor Support Network on our website, which we have set up to help survivors locate services that may be helpful, including counseling, support groups, and legal services. You may also consider the National Women’s Law Center’s  Resources page, which includes a list of supportive services that may be helpful to you. 

If you are a victim of child sexual abuse, we would encourage you to look into Saprea, an organization which provides numerous healing resources for victims of child sexual abuse.

At POD we are engaged in an ongoing struggle to reform the broken military justice system. If you would like to be kept up to date on our progress, you can do so through signing up for our newsletter. You may also wish to share your story on our website.

*Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information.