How One Veteran Used Coffee To Fight PTSD – Barista Magazine
How One Veteran Used Coffee To Fight PTSD
BY BRENDA BUCHANAN
SPECIAL TO BARISTA MAGAZINE
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder affects many of our veterans, but most are ill equipped to speak out or seek treatment. Coffee Vets hopes to bring awareness to a serious mental health issue.
What do coffee, Annapolis and neurology all have in common?
After speaking with Kip Nicely of Coffee Vets in DC, the connecting lines became much clearer. Coffee Vets is a non-profit company that donates 100% of its proceeds to help battle PTSD, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and encourage veterans get the best care they can find. For Kip, the decision to start Coffee Vets wasn’t a sudden epiphany but a lifetime of experience leading him to act. (Read more)