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What is PTSD?

PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is a mental disorder that develops in some people who have experienced a shocking, scary, or dangerous event. Thus being, "trauma". Previously, it was referred to as "Shell Shock". It is natural to feel afraid during and after a traumatic event. Fear triggers many split-second changes in the body to help defend or avoid danger. This “fight-or-flight” response is a typical reaction meant to protect a person from harm. Nearly everyone experiences a range of reactions to trauma; yet, most people recover from initial symptoms naturally. Those who continue to experience symptoms may be diagnosed with PTSD. People who have PTSD continue to feel stress or fear even when they are not in danger.


10 Symptoms of PTSD

  1. Detachment from others
  2. Flashbacks
  3. Nightmares
  4. Reminder avoidance
  5. Insomnia
  6. Loss of Interest
  7. Anger/Rage
  8. Memory Loss
  9. Anxious/Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  10. Substance Abuse


Who Gets it? Where does it come from?

  • Veterans 
  • First Responders: Police, Firemen, EMTs 
  • Doctors and Nurses 
  • Battered Wives/Battered Husbands   
  • Abused children 
  • Anyone who has suffered a traumatic event  
  • Anyone who has suffered mental, emotional or physical abuse
  • PTSD suffers’ family and loved ones  


  • Military combat,
  • Natural disasters,
  • Terrorist incidents,
  • Serious accidents, or
  • Physical, mental,  or sexual assault in adult or childhood.


Our Mission

Our Goal

To raise funds to help pay for therapy and to provide activities to relieve symptoms of PTSD. Educate and enlighten PTSD patients along with families to understand what is happening to them and provide support.

Therapy Plan

Ocean therapy, a great way to relieve stress and anxiety by fishing, boating, and whale watching.  We will arrange group and private therapy sessions according to specific needs at no cost to the qualified individual.


Do you need help?

You are not alone. This disorder effects people differently. If you think you are or may have this disorder, don't wait another minute.  Contact us so we can help you start your path to relief.  386-338-8953  There are people who care for you and want to see you live a full and happy life!