To facilitate customized treatment for veterans and retired pro athletes with unseen traumatic injuries from the field, including TBI, Anxiety, Depression, PTSD, Transition, Addiction and Suicide prevention.
Whether on the field of play or battlefield, every hit takes a toll and many end their careers suffering in silence. Through our vetted resources, After The Impact provides a clear path to healing for these individuals and their families. Bringing communities together, our path helps create new skills, mend relationships, and generate a renewed sense of purpose.
ATI also provides independent and trusted resources to veterans and players’ families, in addition to one-on-one support from other family members who have similar experiences.
HELP FOR VETERANS
• The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs reported in July 2016 that veterans averaged 20 suicides per day
• In 2014, more than 7,400 veterans took their own lives, accounting for 18% of all suicides in America
• Veterans make up less than 9% of the U.S. population
• 138,197 deployed service members diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress from 2000 to 2015
• 347,962 military service members diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from 2000 to 2016
• 10% of Veterans have alcohol or drug issues
• 2x likely to die from painkiller overdose
HELP FOR ATHLETES
FOOTBALL | NFL
• 90% suffer aches and pain on a daily basis
• 90% suffered concussion while playing
• 40% joint replacement surgery
• 83% orthopedic surgery
• 52% retired players used opiates (71% of them met the criteria for misuse)
• 20% abusing alcohol (2x more likely to abuse alcohol)
• 79% jockeys had at least one concussion (25% had four or more)
• Study revealed that 57.1% of professional jockeys showed signs of depression
• 1-in-5 injuries (18.8%) was to the jockey’s head or neck
HOCKEY | NHL
• 59% of the former players reported problems with depression, anxiety, alcohol and substance abuse
• Concussions have been reported to account for 2-14% of all hockey injuries and 15-30% of all hockey head injuries
We want to hear from you!
Whether you want more information about how to donate, or learn more about our partners and services, don’t hesitate to reach out and connect.