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How is MST treated?

How is MST treated?

Counseling often is used to treat MST. Your doctor also may prescribe medicines that help with symptoms. Treatment can help you cope with trauma and regain confidence and self-esteem.

Which program would be best suited for a female service member with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?

The WTRP was designed to treat Women Veterans, active duty service members, National Guard, and Reservists with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It is the first residential program of its kind and is open to women across the country.

What is an MST appointment?

Military sexual trauma, or MST, is the term used by VA to refer to experiences of sexual assault or sexual harassment experienced during military service. More concretely, MST includes any sexual activity that you are involved with against your will.

Where can I go for help with MST?

All VA primary care and mental health providers complete training on MST and the treatment needs of people who’ve experienced it. Your provider can offer treatment referrals and support as needed. Call your nearest VA medical center and ask to speak to the MST coordinator.

How is multisystemic therapy ( MST ) used in youth villages?

MST has been validated as an effective treatment model for reducing anti-social behavior among juveniles. Sixteen published outcome studies have documented positive, long-term behavioral change in youth who received MST.

What does MST stand for in the military?

Military sexual trauma (MST) refers to sexual assault or repeated, threatening sexual harassment experienced during military service. Veterans of all genders and from all types of backgrounds have experienced MST. If you experienced any sexual activity against your will during your time in the military, you may have experienced MST.

Do you need a disability rating for MST?

Veterans don’t need to have a service-connected disability rating, and you may be able to get MST-related care even if you aren’t eligible for other VA services. If you have a VA health care provider, consider telling that person that you experienced MST.