- Recent scientific and research-based information coupled with the psychedelic renaissance reveals strategies to heal PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) for individuals. The movie demonstrates how this novel approach can benefit patients and their families. Beyond the personal stories, From Shock to Awe (FSTA) also raises fundamental questions about the industrial war complex, the pharmaceutical industry, and the US legal and justice system. From Shock to Awe asks society ‘how do we heal our deepest wounds?’ An intimate and raw look at the transformational journey of two combat veterans suffering from severe trauma as they abandon pharmaceuticals to seek relief and social normalcy. Using novel or innovative and proven strategies from the mind-expanding world of psychedelics, patients find the much-needed help to avoid suicide, improve family relations, and transitioning into society at large. Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/heDCkw6ayRQ.
The documentary is screened through Tugg.com, a platform that helps individuals and organizations host screenings in their local theaters. Seating is limited (89 seats), ticket costs have been covered by The Make a Difference Foundation, donors, and the project team.
- This is a not-for-profit event and presented as a gift to the local community.
- Donations will be accepted to expand the Healing for Heroes program.
- Proceeds will benefit the “Healing for Heroes program and will be used in pursuing reformation of the VA, creating Make a Difference legislation, and ultimately helping veterans receive much needed treatment in a positive environment.
The foundation is partnering with Kelly Beck, MS, LMHC, director/owner, Sonshine Counseling Services, 98 Miracle Strip Pkwy SE # 101, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548, (850) 243-0095 and Justin Ammons, Executive Director, Healing for Heroes Project, to grow the program and provide education and technical support for social and medical services needed to treat PTSD.The Healing for Heroes Project exists to bring hope, help and healing to our veterans and first responders suffering from PTSD.