Mental Health Updates: March 2023

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March 2023

VA Can Help Treat Stimulant Use Disorder

Stimulant use disorder is the continued use of stimulants despite harm to the person using them. VA offers proven, evidence-based treatments for Veterans diagnosed with the disorder. These include contingency management and cognitive behavioral therapy.

VA Can Help Treat Stimulant Use Disorder

Veterans on Managing Change and Anxiety

Veterans Jessica and Linda talk about how confronting past trauma helped them ease the anxiety associated with change and uncertainty.

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Veterans on Managing Change and Anxiety

VA Supports Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma

Next month is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. During SAAM and year-round, VA works to raise awareness of its resources for survivors of military sexual trauma (MST), which refers to sexual assault or harassment that occurred during military service. VA believes in MST survivors, and we believe there are many paths to healing. Learn more and explore MST-related resources.

VA Supports Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma

VA Offers a Variety of Evidence-Based Therapies

Evidence-based therapies (EBTs) available at VA have been shown to help treat a variety of mental health conditions as well as improve overall well-being. These treatments are tailored to each Veteran’s needs, priorities, values, preferences and goals for therapy. EBTs often work quickly, sometimes within a few weeks or months, depending on the nature or severity of your symptoms.

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VA Offers a Variety of Evidence-Based Therapies

VA Supports Women Veterans

If you are a woman Veteran facing a mental health challenge, you are not alone. VA mental health clinicians provide women Veterans with high-quality treatment tailored to their unique experiences and needs, including resources for reproductive mental health.

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VA Supports Women Veterans

Find Treatment for PTSD at VA

Sometimes, the experience of a traumatic event can continue to bother you weeks, months and even years later. The symptoms and effects of posttraumatic stress disorder, commonly known as PTSD, can disrupt your everyday life. If you think you might have PTSD, know that VA has resources to help you recover.

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Find Treatment for PTSD at VA