Resilient Retreat is currently collecting data to demonstrate the need for trauma-based services and the impact of these services in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

The Need:

In 2019, 2021, 2022, Resilient Retreat conducted surveys to assess the level of compassion fatigue in our community.

In 2022, Resilient Retreat assessed the specific challenges that participants seeking services at Resilient Retreat face at the time of intake.

The results suggested that:

  • 68% are not confident they can pay their bills for the next 2 months
  • 52% have gone without recent medical services due to the inability to pay
  • Many participants have experienced significant abuse, including:
    • 89% have experienced emotional abuse
    • 65% have experienced physical abuse
    • 61% have experienced sexual abuse
  • 83% are currently experiencing compassion fatigue
  • 75% met the criteria for clinical PTSD
  • 52% met the criteria for clinical depression

Click below to see the full reports:

2019 Report2020 Report2021 Report2022 Report

The Impact:

In 2020, 2021, and 2022, Resilient Retreat conducted studies exploring the impact of our programs on the health and well-being of survivors of abuse and first responders/helping professionals and the impact of our trauma trainings on the community. In 2022, Resilient Retreat analyzed our third round of data. We found the following statistically significant positive results after completing programs at Resilient Retreat:

  • Decrease in:
    • Depression
    • PTSD
    • Burnout
    • Secondary Traumatic Stress
  • Increase in:
    • Compassion Satisfaction
    • Hope
    • Sleep
    • Resilience
    • Mattering
    • Posttraumatic growth
    • Happiness
    • Emotional regulation
    • Optimism

Click below to see the full report:

2020 Report2021 Report2022 Report