This Organization Helps Survivors Of PTSD And Military Sexual Trauma Through Sailing

An organization you should know about.

Veterans on Deck is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives and wellness of war veterans suffering from PTSD. Utilizing a multi-faceted approach, the South Carolina-based organization focuses on team-building, interpersonal interaction, and vocational training for veterans with PTSD, military sexual trauma, and serious mental illness in a maritime setting.

The organization was also featured in a GAC Great American Heroes segment with Trace Adkins.

"Our objective," they write, "is to offer programs that are not just therapeutic, but also address the deeper vocational and social re-calibration needs of Veterans."

This 2012 video highlights some of their work.

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