• Safe firearm storage saves lives

    VA encourages women Veterans to make sure firearms are stored safely in the home and to talk to friends and family about proper firearm storage and safety.

  • Pride Month: celebrating all who served

    VA is committed to providing high-quality, respectful care for Veterans with LGBT and related identities, as well as their families. June is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month.

  • VA brings women’s health training to rural areas

    VA provides training on women’s health topics to over 500 rural providers and nurses. Program aims to increase skills related to women’s health. VA is supporting women Veterans in rural communities.

  • VA is here for women Veterans during COVID-19 and beyond

    VA is dedicated to equipping women Veterans with the tools, resources and information they need during the COVID-19 pandemic and all year round. Here are links to virtual tools.

  • VA employee empowers her women Veteran peers

    VA’s Center for Women Veterans is advancing a cultural transformation throughout VA and aims to serve as a portal for women Veterans. One advocate is Ashley Gorbulja-Maldonado, a VBA employee and Army National Guard Veteran, who empowers other women Veterans with her mantra, “I can, I will… watch me.”

  • Alcohol Awareness: Risks and resources for women Veterans

    In 2018, over 5 million American women aged 18 and up had an alcohol use disorder. Among women Veterans who received VA care, 24% had engaged in binge drinking. VA has many options to help them.

  • Mental health issues during or after pregnancy … find help at VA

    Many women have mental health issues during or after pregnancy. These rates may be even higher in women Veterans. Anxiety during and after pregnancy are common. These conditions are treatable.

  • Veterans seeking fertility find help at VA

    Veterans seeking fertility should schedule an evaluation with a VA provider to determine what services they may need. Read here about several different fertility treatments and services VA offers.

  • Women’s History Month at VA: Paving the Way Forward

    Every VA medical center has a female Women Veterans Program Manager ready to help women Veterans access medical services, including comprehensive primary care, gynecology, maternity and mental health.

  • VA health services for women leaving the military

    VA’s Women’s Health Transition Training program is designed to let servicewomen transitioning out of the military know about the wide range of women’s health care services available to them at VA.

  • VA’s nationwide baby shower for Veterans

    Next month, VA will host baby showers across the country, celebrating over 2,400 Veteran mothers and fathers welcoming babies in 2018. VA’s Nationwide Baby Shower event will have all the trappings of a traditional baby shower

  • Helping Veterans respond to an opioid overdose

    Do you know what a Naloxone Kit is? It could save the life of a Veteran who has overdosed on opioids. Read this important information on the safe use of opioids and how to respond to an emergency.

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