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Your path of recovery is yours. Find your resilience and seek help after an incident of sexual assault or harassment.
When harassment is repeated and recurrent, it can be tough on the body. It adds up over time and can affect wellbeing. VA provides support.
Reports of harassment and sexual assault taken seriously. All reports investigated and action will be taken. Report as soon as possible.
VA’s Intimate Partner Violence Assistance Program has information on services available for those impacted by intimate partner violence (IPV).
Using bystander intervention, a clerical assistant sprung into action after seeing a provider being harassed by a patient.
VA Deputy Secretary Donald M. Remy was a plenary speaker at the National Discussion on Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment at America’s Colleges, Universities, and Service Academies held on April 6.
VA has a zero-tolerance policy toward harassment and sexual assault. The Bystander Intervention course is an important tool toward that goal.
The following letter from VA Secretary Denis McDonough is VA’s annual distribution about anti-harassment and sexual assault.
Bystander Intervention Training for Veterans is available online now. Free training to learn how to contribute to a healthy, safe environment.
VA is rolling out a new campaign at VA health care facilities to remind everyone – patients, providers and staff – that VA has a zero-tolerance policy when it comes to harassment.
As VA secretary, I will ensure that VA operates in a culture that celebrates and draws strength from our country’s great diversity.
If you are a Veteran in crisis
or concerned about one, connect with our caring, qualified responders for confidential help. Many of
them are Veterans themselves.
Get more resources at VeteransCrisisLine.net.
Last updated November 26, 2022
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