Topic: “Military Sexual Trauma”

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Learn more and watch videos of Veterans sharing their experiences with military sexual trauma and what they did to get on a path to recovery.

Grace Is a Gift for Yourself

Forgiving doesn’t mean forgetting. It means letting go of the hurt and regaining your power — and it’s a form of self-care that can enhance your mental health.

April 22, 2021 | 3-minute read

Military Sexual Trauma, PTSD, Family and Relationships

Confronting the Aftermath of Military Sexual Trauma

Survivors of military sexual trauma can face a range of challenges, including substance misuse, feelings of depression, trouble sleeping, and more. But support for recovery is available.

April 06, 2021 | 5-minute read

Military Sexual Trauma, Problems with Alcohol, Family and Relationships

Healing Together

Honesty, openness, and a willingness to seek help: that’s what saved Vanessa’s marriage to Robert, a U.S. Navy Veteran who experienced the effects of military sexual trauma for more than 40 years.

February 03, 2020 | 4-minute read

Anger and Irritability, Family and Relationships, Military Sexual Trauma

When the Effects of Sexual Trauma Persist

Continue the national conversation about sexual assault and learn how to support those who have experienced trauma.

April 26, 2018 | 4-minute read

Military Sexual Trauma

Still Supporting Veterans, a Half Million Video Views Later

Military couple and Make the Connection participants Hector and Trista make a lasting impact on the lives of Veterans in Minnesota and beyond.

September 20, 2017 | 4-minute read

PTSD, Family and Relationships, Military Sexual Trauma

Four Stories That Will Inspire You This Mental Health Awareness Month

Servicemembers continue to inspire us after their military service. Read four inspiring stories of Veterans who overcame challenges such as PTSD and problems with drugs.

April 24, 2017 | 6-minute read

PTSD, Problems with Drugs, Physical Injury, Military Sexual Trauma, Flashbacks, Transitioning From Service