Project Recoil
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Project Recoil

An Art project to help veterans identify, treat, and heal the “invisible wounds of war" using art and graphic communication, and to maintain veteran health using art, recreation and fellowship.

Combat veterans are exposed to countless toxins, concussive blasts, dangerous chemicals, experimental vaccines, and traumatic events. Due to these exposures the US veteran population is suffering from a myriad of mental health injuries, which have become known as ”invisible wounds of war". They are the signature injuries of the modern battlefield. Risk for suicide is 22 percent higher among Veterans when compared to U.S. non-Veteran adults. Adults who have had a concussion are three times more likely to commit suicide than the rest of the population. Most combat veterans have had a concussion. Studies show that trauma from exposure to suicide can contribute to PTSD and suicidal ideation. If you're a combat veteran, you're more likely to commit suicide.

Mission

to help veterans identify, treat, and heal the “invisible wounds of war" using art and graphic communication, and to maintain veteran health using art, recreation and fellowship.

The goal of Project Recoil is to support veteran health by creating artwork that raises awareness to our mission and to assist veterans remain healthy through recreational events and annual therapeutic reunions. With the help of fellow veterans we can identify invisible wounds, help one another heal, and maintain optimal health by staying connected.