Fly fishing is being used more frequently to help veterans overcome PTSD. It provides a form of escapism and relaxation that can be difficult to find elsewhere in this increasingly connected world.
Sep 8, 2022 09:00 EDT
DRIPPING SPRINGS, Texas, September 8, 2022 (Newswire.com)
Fly Fisher Pro has completed a study in conjunction with the Therapeutic Recreation Journal to investigate how fly fishing helps veterans overcome PTSD.
PTSD, according to the American Psychological Association [APA], 2017, is a reaction to a traumatic event that is shown through a combination of mental health symptoms that last for at least one month and prevent functioning in different areas.