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Why do we need to vote?


It is with special privilege that I repost a blog under A VETERAN’S VOICE by Wolf William Solkin found on Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy web site. Wolf is a World War II veteran, currently residing at St. Ann’s hospital in Montréal. … Continue reading

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Communities for Veterans cross-country ride arrives in Ontario on our National Peacekeeping Day


The 29th Lieutenant Governor of Canada, the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, welcomed Canadian veteran Paul Nichols at the Aurora branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, today–Aug. 9, 2015–in this special National Peacekeeping Day event. Paul is making a cross-country ride on … Continue reading

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WE CHALLENGE OUR GOVERNMENT’S POSITION ON MEFLQOUINE


Getting help for veterans and citizens suffering from the adverse effects of mefloquine or Lariam is the government’s responsibility to right the suffering its mandatory position has caused. Continue reading

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Dr. Remington Nevin has chapter on Mefloquine and PTSD published


We now have expert confirmation of the horrors so many are suffering from the after effects of the anti-malaria drug, mefloquine or Lariam. If you go to Dr. Nevin’s web site, you can download the chapter in pdf format. http://www.RemingtonNevin.com/site/publications.htmlContinue reading

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Harper Government can no longer deny the toxicity of the anti-malaria drug mefloquine (Lariam) mimick PTSD in the breakdown of serving forces’ and veterans’ mental health.


Dr. Remington Nevin has been working tirelessly to prove how the anti-malaria drug mefloquine (Lariam) has contributed to the mental breakdown of serving military members and veterans posted to areas where malaria is prevalent, in particular parts of Africa including … Continue reading

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PTSD Forum with Dr. Dee Rajska


PTSD FORUM Dr. Dee carries on in answer to your comments. BONNIE           ___________________________   Hi again! I’d like to start off today by sending out a big “thank you” to everyone who has contributed to … Continue reading

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PTSD FORUM with Dr. Dee Rajska


PTSD FORUM Dr. Dee Rajska is back to continue with her contributions to this forum about PTSD. Please remember that, for the benefit of everyone, we need to keep comments or questions focused on the post itself. Thanks. BONNIE      … Continue reading

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Series: A Veteran’s Point of View on PTSD or OSI. Part 4


Robert Simpson continues writing his series on ways those suffering with PTSD can control it on your own. BONNIE   Dr. H’s THEORY: How to use “date stamping” to your advantage BY ROBERT SIMPSON I just got back from the London … Continue reading

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Series: A Veteran’s Point of View on PTSD or OSI. Part 3


  In this posting, Robert Simpson explains how he began his support group and lays down the groundwork for setting up peer support that works for both veterans /military/police and their families. BONNIE ___________ HOW TO ESTABLISH YOUR SUPPORT GROUP This … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Treating PTSD with medical marijuana could curb veteran suicides


The following article is available at the Canadian Veterans’ Advocacy website. I am reposting it here with my comments in BOLD ITALICS. BONNIE Treating PTSD with Medical Marijuana Could Curb Veteran Suicides by John J. Walters, Mar. 22, 2013 1:45 pm … Continue reading

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