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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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New hope for veterans suffering from PTSD


Another resource for veterans suffering from PTSD. This Alliston Workshop in Ontario on Saturday, July 12, 2014 is not government-endorsed, but your local legions are promoting it. For early bird enquiries or appointments call Sandra at (705) 733-8284 or visit … Continue 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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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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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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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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CVA appeals for federal support of Nova Scotia Supreme Court’s ruling that supports veterans


CVA Warning order – SISIP Ruling – Operation Positive Review From Michael L Blais CD Shot over… Serving members, fellow veterans, mother, fathers, sons and daughters of those who stand on guard for thee. I am reaching out to you … Continue reading

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Harperites hang troops and vets out to dry


The following article appeared in the Straight Goods online magazine. It says what all veterans’ advocates feel. BONNIE  http://www.straightgoods.ca/2012/ViewArticle.cfm?Ref=409&Cookies=yes Cuts to veterans’ services show Conservatives’ true colours. Dateline: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 by Ish Theilheimer Among the most outrageous and … Continue reading

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PTSD: A family’s distress


Fynes Public Interest Hearing Corporal (Cpl) Stuart Langridge committed suicide at Canadian Forces Base/Area Support Unit (CFB/ASU) Edmonton on March 15, 2008. He had served in Bosnia and Afghanistan. His parents, Shaun and Sheila Fynes, maintain that he was suffering from … Continue reading

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PTSD: a soldier’s distress


A veteran peacekeeper shares some of his writings from a diary he has written as he has dealt with the suffering of PTSD. BONNIE ENTRY ONE  I’ve been gone a long time, I know. How can I make you understand? It’s … Continue reading

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