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Women's Mental Health

The Ralph H. Johnson (RHJ) VA Medical Center is committed to providing comprehensive, gender-sensitive mental health care to address a variety of emotional health needs throughout a woman’s lifespan. Women Veterans are the fastest growing Veteran population and present with unique mental health needs. Common emotional challenges encountered by women Veterans include anxiety, depression, and PTSD. The RHJ women’s mental health program exists to offer programming that meets these needs and fosters connection among women Veterans. Both individual and group treatment options are available.


Women Veteran Virtual Poetry Workshop 

Friday, May 5, 12:00 PM - 1 :00 PM

Pre-registration is required. You can register for the event here: 
Course Registration Form 
Once registration is complete, you will receive the event link through text and/or email. 

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Past Events

Sex Matters Women Veteran Outreach Event
Women Veteran Group Therapy Handout_March 2023

Poetry Contest & Reading in recognition of Women Veterans

Poetry submission deadline: November 25th

Poetry Celebration Event: December 19


Women Veteran Maternity Wellbeing Symposium 10/21/22




Women's Health Focus Group - 7/22/2022

Women's Health Focus Group Event 7/22/2022

Virtual Outreach Event 9/7/21

Virtual Outreach Event 12/17/21

Women Veteran Maternity Wellbeing Symposium 6/10/22

Important Resources

Women Veteran Mental Health In the News

The unique needs of women Veterans are being recognized. Here are some recent community interviews on the topic with Ralph H. Johnson staff.

Veterans talk about importance of getting mental health assistance.

Women veterans often feel overlooked, lack mental health treatment and other resources.

The Women’s Mental Health Champion is available to assist women Veterans with questions or concerns about navigating the VA mental health care system and accessing gender-sensitive mental health services. 

Katie Rider Mundey, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist

Women’s Mental Health Champion

VA Charleston health care

Phone: 843-770-0444 ext. 302235

Women Mental Health Treatment Offerings