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Online Resources for Women Veterans

 

Military Sexual Trauma   http://www.afterdeployment.org/sites/default/files/pdfs/library/eLibrary_MST.pdf

Excellent discussion of issues relevant to MST, including info about PTSD, healing, and reporting.

Grace After Fire     www.graceafterfire.org

Discussion forum and resources for women vets.

National Alliance of Women Veterans      http://nawvphilly.webs.com/

A Philadelphia based organization. Primarily advocacy, networking and support to women veterans; provides information on legislation and policies relating to women veterans and in particular we focus on women who are victims of military sexual assault.

Center for Women Veterans     www.va.gov/womenvet/

VA programs and services for women vets.

SWAN           www.servicewomen.org

“Founded by women veterans, a pro-military, non-partisan advocacy organization dedicated to equality for military women. It is our vision to transform military culture by securing equal opportunity and the freedom to serve in uniform without threat of harassment, discrimination, intimidation or assault. SWAN also seeks to reform veterans’ services on a national scale to guarantee equal access to quality health care, benefits and resources for women veterans and their families.”

OutServe   www.outserve.org

An excellent site and organization for lesbian and gay service members and veterans, their allies, and those interested in the transition from Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. News and networking.

 

Wellness, PTSD, and Recovery

One Freedom          www.onefreedom.org

Great veterans’ resource for resilience, self-regulation, and stress recovery.

Finding Balance  Finding Balance for Service Members and Veterans

A thorough guide to recovery from PTSD and stress.

Real Warriors             www.realwarriors.net

The Real Warriors Campaign is an initiative launched by the Defense Centers of Excellence for Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury (DCoE) to promote the processes of building resilience, facilitating recovery and supporting reintegration of returning service members, veterans and their families.

After Deployment     www.afterdeployment.org

Tons of resources for wellness. Great site.

Heartmath BioFeedback    www.heartmath.org

More about heart rate variability, biofeedback, and how to live in ease. Tons of articles and information.

 

A Guide to Sleeping Better

 www.drshane.com

Sleep Easily method. CD’s and articles on site.

 

Finances

www.financialintegrity.org   Good tools and workbooks for making good financial decisions.