Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Houston, Texas

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Women Veterans

Women Veterans Health Care

 

Women who have served in the Armed Forces are eligible for a variety of veterans benefits. VA actively encourages women to utilize the benefits due them.

The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center recognizes the importance of the contributions made by women Veterans in the service to their country and the price many have paid to preserve our freedoms.

Services Include: 

  • Women’s Health Center 
  • Menopause management and hormone replacement therapy
  • Gender specific care and education
  • Cancer screening
  • Gynecology services
  • Breast exams and mammography
  • Reproductive health care
  • Pap Smears
  • Contraceptive services
  • Osteoporosis evaluation and treatment
  • Prosthetic services
  • Infertility evaluation and limited treatment
  • Maternity care benefits
  • Counseling and treatment for sexual trauma and assault occurred during military service
  • PTSD and Substance abuse treatment and counseling
  • Readjustment counseling
  • Women's Inpatient Specialty Environment of Recovery (WISER) 

Pamela Swope Pamela Swope
Women Veterans Program Manager
Women’s Health Center: 713-794-7635

 

Related Links:

VA Center for Women Veterans:  http://www1.va.gov/womenvet/

Women Veterans Health Care:  http://www.publichealth.va.gov/womenshealth/

Returning Combat Veterans:  http://www.houston.va.gov/Returning_Combat_Veterans.asp

Mental Health:  http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/ 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:
1-800-273-TALK (8255) http://www.mentalhealth.va.gov/suicide_prevention/index.asp

Vet Centers

MEDVAMC Polytrauma Site

VA Seamless Transition

VHA Benefits & Services

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National Center for PTSD

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