Drug the Victims! – The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods

The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods Drug the Victims! Pharma has come up with yet another market created by their own meds! – The PTSD Crisis That’s Being Ignored: Americans Wounded in Their Own Neighborhoods The following comment is what I responded to: Vonrock: “OK Barack here’s your chance…

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Marine Corporal Andrew White was prescribed 19 mind altering drugs in less than one year in the military which led to his sudden death while home asleep in his bed. The second article in a four part series by Kelly Patricia O’Meara addressing the over drugging of our military just came out entitled “Two Soldiers…

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Scores of recent Texas war veterans have died of overdoses, suicide and vehicle crashes, investigation finds Daniel Pilgrim, 12 , and his grandparents Randy and Judy Pilgrim visit the grave of Daniel’s father, Lance. Kimberly Mitchell weeps at the grave of her husband, Chad Mitchell, who died of an accidental prescription drug overdose. The Austin…

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MEDS for PTSD: Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Etc. Soldiers Overmedicated

Nidal Malik Hasan’s alleged brutal shooting of 13 GI’s stationed at the
largest US military base, located just outside Killeen, Texas, drew sympathy
from the national, state and military political establishments and reinforced a
prejudice in the hearts and minds of many Americans.

The sure-fire
coverage from the corporate media easily painted a picture of the story that
would reinforce the War on Terror while leaving unanswered the deeper and more
challenging questions about the state of US military establishments and the
mental and emotional state of our young soldiers serving in those institutions.
The Fort Hood shooting commanded an investigation into Hasan’s alleged
connections to Islamic radicals, but was unable to probe the everyday standards
and practices of the military base itself to find the hidden causes of GI

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS & PAINKILLERS: Soldier Dies in his Sleep: Virginia

For years after
the parachute accident that ended his Army service, Cody Openshaw spiraled

He entered college but couldn’t keep up with his studies. He
had trouble holding a job. He drank too much. He had trouble sleeping, and when
he did sleep, he had nightmares. He got married and divorced in less than a
year. He had flashbacks. He isolated himself from his friends and drank

“His anxiety level was out of this world,” his father said. “This
was a young man who got straight A’s in high school, and now he couldn’t

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS: FT CARSON Soldier (Freeman) Attempted Murder

Freeman said the hospital staff prescribed him antidepressants and told him they were so busy that he wouldn’t receive counseling for a month.

A few weeks later, on Feb. 22, 2006, Freeman got in a fight with a man he had never met, Kenneth Tatum, in the China Express restaurant on B Street. Freeman pulled out his .357 and, before he knew it, he said, Tatum was bleeding on the ground. He had shot him through the thigh

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ZOLOFT: FT CARSON – Soldier (Needham) Sucide Attempt, Murder

In March 2007, Needham went to the battalion’s doctor, saying he was “losing it” and needed a break, according to a summary of his service that he wrote. He was prescribed the antidepressant Zoloft and sent back to work. In May, Needham said, he went back to the doctor and was again sent back to work. In June, according to medical records, he went again. And in September. Commanders always sent him back out on patrol, he said

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