Over 6,700 Defense Department employees reported suffering military sexual assault (MST) in 2017 – a 10 percent increase from the previous year.
These survivors serve our country – they deserve our respect and support in recovering from these life-changing traumatic experiences.
Our MST program provides active duty with integrative and compassionate treatment for military sexual assault. We’ve created an environment of inclusion and solidarity between military patients to encourage growth and reintegrate.
Military Sexual Trauma Treatment Program in Texas
San Antonio Behavioral Healthcare Hospital understands that seeking treatment for military sexual trauma isn’t an easy feat and we’re here to offer support in collaboration with the Department of Defense (DoD).
Our multifaceted approach seeks to help patients heal on the inside and out with a broad range of techniques, counseling, and integrative therapies from professionals with oversight from our Military Liaison.
Every survivor recovers in their own unique way, but some of the goals of our MST treatment program include:
- Changing destructive cognitive behavior
- Developing healthy interpersonal relationship skills
- Improving empowerment and self esteem
- Encouraging self-growth
- Building emotion tolerance
- Sleep and physical health
Who is MST Treatment For?
We strive to help active duty on their path to recovery and resilience by offering a supportive environment with all-inclusive treatment to heal the mind, body, and spirit in unison.
MST has a devastating effect on a mental health in many ways. Survivors who have experienced military trauma may suffer a broad range of conditions and negative emotions such as
- Difficulties concentrating
- Lack of focus
- Anger, shame, and guilt
- Suicidal thoughts or actions
- Substance abuse
- Memory problems
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
- Insomnia or sleep disturbances
- Sexual disfunction
- Physical health problems
- Trouble communicating or forming relationships
Our MST Program in San Antonio is available for all active duty women who can devote themselves to a four-week inpatient program and are willing to participate in group therapy. Anyone with strong suicidal or homicidal intent will receive crisis stabilization and a thorough evaluation prior to entering our MST program.
All-Inclusive Treatment for Military Sexual Trauma in San Antonio, Texas
Our military sexual trauma treatment is part of a world-wide program developed in collaboration with the DoD to provide supportive MST treatment.
This four-week inpatient treatment program involves a combination of group, individual, and adjunct therapies to help survivors heal and get back to their mission.
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE)
- Mindfulness training
- Trauma-sensitive yoga
- Therapeutic outdoor activities
- One-on-one counseling
- Group solidarity support therapy
- Substance abuse detox and treatment (if necessary)
- Dual-diagnosis treatment (if necessary)
- Comprehensive discharge planning with Military Liaison
Our military sexual trauma treatment in San Antonio, Texas is led by a team of psychiatrists, licensed addiction counselors, psychiatric nurses, therapists, and multidisciplinary specialists.
Recovery from Military Trauma is Just a Call Away
Our staff is standing by ready to take your call for a free and confidential assessment anytime of the day or night.
If you or someone you love is suffering from military trauma, call our San Antonio, Texas treatment facility today at 210-541-5300 and ask to speak to Business Development.
We accept most commercial insurances: Tricare, Commercial Insurance, Medicare and Medicaid