Alliance Veteran PTSD Retreat understands the complexity of mental health trauma and the ongoing journey of recovery for veterans and first responders with Post-Traumatic Stress Injuries and Operational Stress Injuries. We offer a unique and comprehensive approach that combines remote adventures, workshops, trauma-informed yoga, and meditation to bridge the gaps in treatment and support individuals in their healing process.
Trust is a fundamental aspect of our program. We prioritize creating a safe and trusting environment where participants can feel comfortable and supported. By fostering trust among participants and our team, we create a foundation for open communication, vulnerability, and growth.
We recognize the power of shared experiences and the support that comes from connecting with others who have walked a similar path. Through team activities and shared adventures, participants can build bonds, develop a sense of belonging, and find strength in their community.
Communication is key in our program. We encourage open dialogue, active listening, and the sharing of experiences. By promoting communication, participants can express their thoughts, emotions, and challenges, while also receiving validation, understanding, and guidance from mentors and peers.
Respect is at the core of our program. We foster an environment of mutual respect, where every participant's unique experiences, perspectives, and boundaries are honored. Respect is demonstrated in our interactions, the validation of individual journeys, and the recognition of the resilience and strength that each person brings to their healing process.
By incorporating these four key elements—trust, camaraderie, communication, and respect—we aim to provide a holistic and supportive program that addresses the multi-layered process of recovery from mental health trauma. Our dedicated team of mentors and professionals are committed to guiding participants through their healing journey, fostering personal growth, and empowering them to reclaim their well-being.
Our team recognize the importance of a comprehensive and compassionate approach to supporting veterans and first responders on their path to recovery. Through our remote adventures, workshops, trauma-informed yoga, and meditation, we strive to bridge the gaps in treatment and provide a transformative experience that promotes healing, resilience, and overall well-being.
At Alliance Veteran PTSD Retreat, we understand the importance of honoring and supporting veterans who have served our country with courage and dedication. Our retreats are designed to foster the bridge between "living" and "living well" by providing physical activities, workshops, mindfulness, and adventure activities that promotes respect and camaraderie.
Our program is designed to help veterans find a sense of purpose and motivation to reconnect with themselves, their families and their community. We believe in the power of resilience, and our retreats are designed to help veterans build resilience and additional tools to face personal challenges. We engage participants in "get your sweat on" program, balanced with mindfulness, workshops and tasks that encourage team building and personal accomplishment. We want to help you with additional tools to work through the tough days, with mentors who understand.
What to Expect
Our team is deeply committed to supporting veterans on their journey to healing and finding solace in their lives. Our retreat offers a comprehensive program that addresses the well-being of the mind, body, and spirit, providing a holistic approach to recovery.
Our unique Adventure Retreat provides immersive experiences in nature, allowing participants to engage in various activities such as diving, cliff jumping, camping, caving, and jungle hikes. These experiences in nature assisted therapy have been well-documented to have positive impacts on veterans' well-being, serving as powerful tools for therapy and personal growth.
Mindfulness, yoga, meditation, art therapy, and personal growth programs are also an integral components of our daily activities. These practices are designed to help participants find balance, ground themselves in the present moment, and cultivate self-awareness. They provide valuable tools for managing stress, promoting self-reflection, and fostering inner peace.
Camaraderie is a cornerstone of our program, even if it may not always be fully understood by those outside the military community. We prioritize creating an environment where trust is established through team activities, and open communication and dialogue are encouraged and respected. This camaraderie, supported by mentors and peers, provides a strong foundation for participants to safely challenge themselves and integrate workshop tools to achieve their daily objectives.
Our retreat's native location allows participants to be fully immersed in nature and the local culture. We recognize the positive impact of nature-assisted therapy on veterans and provide an unforgettable experience that supports their ongoing recovery. Through this experience, participants can gain additional building blocks for their healing journey, restore confidence, and re-establish connections, communication, and dialogue with the important people in their lives.