TODAY, I AM Connected

U.S. Navy Veteran

Connect to the community because that's something that changed things for me drastically.

Bridget faced hardships including grueling training and physical abuse, the effects of which lingered long after her service in the Navy. Therapy and connecting with other Veterans through women’s groups and creative outlets helped her manage her PTSD.

What Made the Difference

Art Therapy

Art therapy is about more than creating art. It’s also about communicating in a form that allows Veterans to express emotions and work through trauma.

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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Therapy

Considered one of the most effective treatments for PTSD, EMDR therapy can help Veterans process and recover from traumatic memories in a new way.

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Resources for Women Veterans

Many women face similar challenges when serving in the military and after returning to civilian life. VA offers resources and support specifically for women Veterans.

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