PTSD is claiming the lives of more than 20 veterans everyday in our country.
All Combat Veterans return home from war changed to some degree. We now understand that for many, a condition known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) will remain with them for the rest of their lives. This issue is poorly understood and evenly more poorly addressed by the current programs available to Combat Veterans. An innovative initiative, called Project Josiah, is working to provide care for Combat Veterans and raise awareness of PTSD. To that end, Project Josiah in conjunction with other local Veteran's organizations and generous sponsors have organized the "175 Mile PTSD River Challenge". A team of 22 Combat Veterans, representing the 22 lives lost every day to PTSD, will paddle from Columbia, SC to Charleston, SC. The goal is to bring awareness to the the effects of PTSD and raise funds for continued support of Combat Veterans through Project Josiah. Find out how you can help.