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"When there is nowhere to turn we reach out our hands in hope"

Base Camp Hope is a faith-based, multi-functional 501(c)3 therapeutic facility designed to help veterans, service members and their families deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the aftermath of war, terror attacks and natural disasters. PTSD is a normal reaction to an abnormal event. PTSD and other re-integration problems are not only common among those who once engaged in battle; it is often overlooked, misunderstood and left untreated. If untreated, the lives of those with PTSD quickly spirals out of control and their quality of life is diminished. 
    
PTSD can affect family life, the work place and social settings making it difficult to transition back into civilian life. Learning to cope 
with PTSD, cultivate healthy relationships and raising awareness in the Twin Cities communities are the goals and focus of our organization.

Base Camp Hope is dedicated to assisting and supporting veterans and their families with PTSD to reach their new normal and live without the limitations of PTSD. This is accomplished by providing support, adequate resources and establishing programs and intervention services to impact the lives of veterans spiritually, physically and mentally.

We integrate various treatments that have been both tested and proven successful in dealing with PTSD; including cognitive behavior therapy, exposure therapy, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR),  group therapy, family therapy and psychodynamic psychotherapy. We utilitize every resource available to comfort and heal our veterans. 

Therefore, we are a place of hope for veterans and families who have lost hope. 




Signs of PTSD

Nightmares
Hyper-Viligence
Anxiety
Reliving the Event
Avoidance
Flashbacks
Difficulty Concentrating
Outbursts of Anger
Feeling Detached from events/people
Inability to Remember parts of trauma 



If you or someone you know 
 has PTSD contact 
 Base Camp Hope

651-283-8459
basecamphope@gmail.com

What is PTSD?
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is not a mental disorder but a normal reaction to adverse circumstances that can occur after you have been through a traumatic event such as:

Combat or war exposure 

Child sexual or physical abuse

Terrorist attacks 

Sexual or physical assault 

Serious accidents 

Natural disasters, such as a fire, tornado, hurricane, flood or earthquake

Ways You can Help 
Base Camp Hope 
serve our Veterans:

We need
  •  Marketing Specialist 
  • Accountant
  • Grant Writers
  • Board Members
  • Web Site Designer
  • Business Manager
  • Mental Health workers
  • Financiers (donations of any size are welcomed) 
  • Space for a Drop in Center
  • Land for a central facility
  •  $395,000.00 to start a 24 hr call and drop in center

  • $200,000 to hire staff
  • $100,000 for operating expense (for facility)
  •  A reliable car