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    Weʼve raised £0 to Help fund upcycling and art group for PTSD sufferers.

    Plymouth, UK
    Closed on Tuesday, 5th February 2019

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    I have set up an upcycling business that helps ex forces personnel who suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, being a sufferer of PTSD myself, it is sometimes very hard to find something to occupy your mind and harder still to be creative. The often overwhelming PTSD symptoms can take over your life and lead to a downward spiral.

    After discovering upcycling mainly as a hobbie, I found that not only did it occupy my mind and help with the PTSD symptoms, it also gave me a sense of pride and achievement, I discovered that a project would occupy me for days if not weeks reducing the PTSD and in the end producing some amazing items that could be sold.

    I am looking to find funding so I can buy more tools, equipment and items to upcycle, I have limited tools and equipment at the moment and a lot of people interested in joining the group creating and selling their completed piece, I would like to expand so more people who suffer with PTSD can take up upycling and perhaps gain that sense of pride and achievement and reduce their symptoms.



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        Andy Brooks

        Andy Brooks

        Plymouth, UK

        Due to a diagnosis of complex and severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder caused due to service. I decided to start a small but rewarding Upcycling business that helps others suffering with PTSD.

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