Helping Heal Our Soldiers' Hidden Wounds

Free Comprehensive Christian Psychiatric Treatment Program for Veterans with PTSD 

Our Mission

Our Mission is the full restoration of the heart, mind, and family of every wounded soldier.

Who We Are

We are a Christian based nonprofit founded by Neuropsychiatrist William A. Van Horn, MD to offer a free comprehensive treatment program to our suffering veterans.

How We Can Help

Our comprehensive treatment program offers state of the art medical care for the brain combined with a Christian-based emotional healing program. Our medical specialists are experts in the treatment of brain issues associated with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Our intensive emotional healing program powerfully and effectively addresses the deep wounds of trauma empowering the veteran and their loved ones to move forward in the peace, joy, and love of God.

Who We Are, How We Help, & How You Can Help​

Neuropsychiatrist and founder of Soldiers Peace Foundation, William A. Van Horn, MD discusses three key areas of Soldiers Peace Foundation. 

 

1 - How his personal connection and the current mental health crisis among our cherished veterans inspired him to start the Foundation. 

 

2 - How our program offers a comprehensive medical, psychological, spiritual, and social program.

3 - How you can help us in our mission to restore the heart, mind, and family of every wounded soldier.​

Suicide

  • There were more than 6,000 Veteran suicides each year from 2008 to 2016

  • When including active-duty servicemembers, an average of 20 Veterans commits suicide every day in the U.S

  • In 2016, the suicide rate was 1.5 times greater for Veterans than for non-Veteran adults

To access the VA's full report, click here

PTSD

PTSD statistics vary among Veterans depending on service time, type, and area

  • Operation Enduring Freedom/Operation Iraqi Freedom - Between 11-20% who served have PTSD in a given year

  • ​Gulf War (Desert Storm) - About 12 out of every 100 Gulf War Veterans suffers from PTSD
  • It is estimated that about 30% of all Vietnam Veterans suffered from PTSD at some point in their lifetime

Learn more at ptsd.va.gov

Other Mental Health Issues

​Veterans often suffer from other mental health issues, including:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Substance Abuse

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Schizophrenia

Our Founder

William A Van Horn, MD, the founder of Soldiers Peace Foundation, is a neuropsychiatrist with over 30 years experience treating PTSD, TBI, and other brain issues affecting our wounded warriors. As the grandson of World War I veteran, the son of a Korean war veteran, and the father of an Iraq veteran, Dr. Van Horn has a personal passion to bring healing to the suffering soldiers. 

 

Dr. Van Horn understands the significance of a comprehensive treatment program addressing the medical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of each veteran. He is dedicating his time and energies without compensation to ensure every participant in our Soldiers Peace Healing Program receives excellence in care with the best outcome possible. 

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"Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does"

William James

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