Nov 22, 2018
I'm not kidding when I use the term X = the unknown treatment
options and resources. On this road, there are new formed paths
being created to deal with the problems that having PTSD or
This path is the one of using the body and the elements to help heal.
If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.
From the website, Surfer Today comes a story about how surfing is helping vets and others with using surfing as a means of treatment for PTSD.
For those of you on Netflix, there is a documentary about surfing and healing called Resurface, it is about 27 minutes and gives you the basic idea of how this works. For those of you on YouTube there is a trailer that will give you a taste of the documentary.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a dedicated page about military PTSD
Psych Central's article about treating PTSD with surf therapy.
The Warrior Surf Foundation has surf classes, coaching, adaptive classes and other activities for healing. Another resources is the The Jimmy Miller Foundation for Ocean Therapy.
Links to other sites are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute endorsements.
Always seek the advice of a qualified health provider with questions you may have regarding a medical or mental health disorder.
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