SC MIRECC Celebrates Women's History Month 2021

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March is Women's History Month

We thank women Veterans for their contributions, accomplishments, and sacrifices during their service. Women Veterans have concerns about mental health care issues such as sexual trauma, anxiety, PTSD, and talking with their kids about PTSD. Our free clinical education products can help women address these issues. 


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Anxiety & Worry

Our Stress Less material is a brief relaxation intervention that can provide short-term symptom relief for anxiety and stress. Includes a provider manual and Veteran workbook.

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Our Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) for PTSD material aids providers in holding a 10-week ACT group for Veterans with trauma-related disorders. Includes a provider manual and Veteran workbook. Our Veteran's Guide to Talking with Kids about PTSD pamphlet is an honest and gentle guide in encouraging Veterans to consider their hopes and fears in talking with their kids about PTSD.  

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Sexual Trauma

Our Courage Group material helps providers treat Veterans for sexual trauma by drawing on cognitive and behavioral principles to promote healing, self-discovery, and self-efficacy. Includes a provider manual and Veteran workbook. We also have Sexual Health After Military Sexual Trauma (MST) brochures for raising awareness of sexual dysfunction after MST and how to get help at the VA.

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Edith Nourse Rogers and Mary Whiton Calkins


For Women's History Month 2021 we celebrate Edith Nourse Rogers, the first woman elected to Congress from Massachusetts and a strong advocate for Veterans, originating the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944 (GI BILL) and the Women's Army Corps Bill, among many others, and Mary Whiton Calkins, the first woman president of the American Psychological Association.

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About Us

The mission of the South Central MIRECC is to promote equity in engagement, access, and quality of mental health care for Veterans facing barriers to care, especially rural Veterans. Learn more at

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