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Boulder Crest is the home of Posttraumatic Growth (PTG). We offer life-changing programs free of charge to members of the military, veterans, and first responder communities, and their families.

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We train our nation's heroes to thrive in the aftermath of trauma. Here's how.


more effective than traditional approaches to PTSD


people were served through our life-changing programs and trainings across the country


increase in Posttraumatic Growth experienced by Warrior PATHH graduates

This film is incredibly powerful. It is going to save lives.

Reaction to our latest short film, "Reborn"

I didn't know it was possible to make a film from my mental reality.

Reaction to our award winning short film, "On Duty"

Struggle is a terrible thing to waste.

Captain Charlie Plumb (USN, Ret.), Vietnam War POW, Hanoi Hilton

Stress leaves a mark. Boulder Crest knows how to transform those struggles to strength.

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Did you know?
Nearly 30% of combat veterans and active first responders struggle with traumatic stress.
More on our PTG research

Programs Restoring Hope Nationwide

Boulder Crest Foundation programs are built by Warriors, for Warriors. We use the science of Posttraumatic Growth (PTG) to help participants and their families transform struggle and trauma into lifelong growth and strength.

Warrior PATHH

Quick Facts
For: Military (Active, Guard, Reserve), Veterans
Length: 90 days (beginning with 7 day in-person Initiation)
Locations: Nationwide
NO COST to participants

Warrior PATHH provides the training you need to transform your struggle into strength and thrive in the aftermath of trauma. Warrior PATHH — Progressive and Alternative Training for Helping Heroes — is based on the science of Posttraumatic Growth (PTG).

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Struggle Well

Quick Facts
For: First Responder Agencies & Military Units
Length: 1, 2, and 5-day programs
Locations: Nationwide
NO COST to participants

Struggle Well is a prevention-focused program based on the science of Posttraumatic Growth. By partnering with first responder agencies and active-duty military units, we’re fundamentally changing the culture from the inside-out.

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Struggle Well Experience

Quick Facts
For: First Responders
Length: 5-day in-person program
Locations: Nationwide
NO COST to participants

Built exclusively for First Responders, the Struggle Well Experience is a 5-day immersive program that speaks to the unique challenges, skills, and abilities of this remarkable community.

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Family Rest & Reconnection

Quick Facts
For: Combat Veterans & Family Members
Length: 2-7 nights
Locations: VA and AZ
No Cost to Families

We know firsthand the sacrifices and stresses of military and veteran families, and the impact of long deployments, which is why we dedicate nearly half of our annual calendar to the Family R&R program at our Virginia and Arizona locations.

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PTG Certification

Quick Facts
For: Practitioners
Length: To be confirmed
Locations: Nationwide - Coming Soon!
Fee Applies

Get certified so you can bring the practices and principles of PTG into your work as a mental health professional or service-oriented professional. The program commences in Summer of 2024.

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Posttraumatic Growth resources

Boulder Crest is the global leader in the development, delivery, study, and scale of PTG.

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