Mental Health Matters LogoThroughout Mental Health Month in May, The Texas Tribune is partnering with the Mental Health Channel and KLRU to focus on some of Texas’ biggest challenges in providing mental health care.

More female veterans call Texas home than any other state in the country, according to 2015 figures from the Department of Veterans Affairs. With six VA hospitals stationed here, state programs in place and a handful of nonprofits dedicated to serving female veterans, those veterans know there are resources to help them — in mind and body — as they transition back to the civilian world.

One such group in Houston offers women veterans a safe space to receive counseling and learn from one another's experiences.

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