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To Be of Service

To Be of Service

From Academy Award nominated Josh Aronson, and featuring a new song from Jon Bon Jovi, "To Be Of Service" is a feature-length documentary about veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), who are paired with a service dog to help them regain their lives. Returning home for these vets is often plagued by depression and a painful disconnect from the world they once knew. Family, old friends and jobs seem foreign, and newly returned warriors often struggle to return to a normal civilian life. "To Be Of Service" follows these warriors after they get their dog as this deeply bonded friendship restores independence and the ability to love for the men and women who so courageously served our country.

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Main credits

Aronson, Josh (film director)
Aronson, Josh (screenwriter)
Aronson, Josh (film producer)
Sayres, Julie (film producer)

Other credits

Editor, Mark Juergens; director of photography, Frank Stanley; music composed by, Pulse Music, Jon BonJovi.

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Distributor subjects

Pyschiatry, Psychoanalysis and Therapy, Pyschology and Mental Health, United States, Iraq, Afghanistan, Alcohol, Drugs and Substance Abuse, Animals and Animal Rights, Suicide and Suicide Prevention, Mental Disorder, Mental Health, Depression, Disabilities


PTSD, Iraq, Afghanistan, Veteran, Service Dog, Emotional Support Animal, Depression, Disconnect, Warriors, Friendships, Healing, Sacrifice; "To Be of Service"; First Run Features,doc; history; sociss

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