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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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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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PTSD FORUM with Dr. Dee Rajska


PTSD FORUM This forum is new to us all, and we think that, for the benefit of everyone, we need to keep comments or questions focused on the post itself. Thanks. BONNIE         _____________ Hi again, folks! … Continue reading

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Series: A Veteran’s Point of View on PTSD or OSI. Part 2


Robert Simpson is contributing the veteran’s experience with PTSD and his efforts to help himself heal. This is his second contribution to this series. BONNIE THE TRUTH SHALL SET YOU FREE by Robert Simpson I want to review an old … Continue reading

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New focus for Homecoming Vets to meet PTSD needs


The number of veterans and currently serving military are more plagued with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder now that the Afghanistan War is being closed down for Americans and Canadians. In Canada, the lack of empathy within the military services … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s Hope for 2013


Kenneth H. Young CD has written many times for Homecoming Vets and I am reposting his New Year’s Message for all to read. Thank you, Ken, for your steadfast love and support of your brothers and sisters, and your stalwart … Continue reading

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