A heroic EMT veteran beset by inner turmoil, “Sam” unknowingly exhibits the symptoms of PTSD as it starts to affect his household, employment and his mental state. Haunted by an incident involving a young child, Sam’s deepening depression has manifested in his drinking, anti-social behavior, irritability with co-workers and the growing distance from his wife. Machismo prevents him from acting on his condition until suicidal thoughts threaten to turn to action. A directive from his boss sends an unwilling Sam to a therapy session. Sam’s courage in finally facing his inner fears demonstrates the possibility of a new and happier chapter of his life.