Wounded Without Weapons uncovers the life-altering and undocumented wounds of cumulative trauma (aka PTSD) that firefighters, medics, and search-and-rescue workers face in the field. Diagnosis are—amazingly—often ignored or fall outside the narrow definition of PTSD. This important documentary will expose the personal impact, current research, and variety of treatments through the stories of responders who have been affected or lost their lives due to cumulative trauma.
Award winning director/cameraman Eric Peter Abramson is embarking on a personal mission with his newest film project. In addition to many years behind cameras on a wide variety of projects, Eric has served as a volunteer and professional rescuer in various disciplines. He currently holds the rank of Captain on his local Fire Department.