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.
Register for the event here: Course Registration Form
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
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