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“Is This What We Destroy Lives For?” Iraq, Afghanistan Veterans’ Guilt, Unanswered Questions Spike Suicide Rate

While the VA report may call the jump in young veteran suicides an “urgent crisis,” it unfortunately seems to be a crisis with no end in sight until the country is finally forced to reckon with its dark legacy of regime-change wars and military occupations around the world. WASHINGTON —  New data released Wednesday by the Department Read More…

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Baton Rouge Shooter Had PTSD, Prescribed Multiple Meds With Side Effects of Homicidal Thoughts

Baton Rouge, LA — Sunday morning, on his 29th birthday, a Missouri man, and honorably discharged Marine, Gavin Long, engaged in a deadly shootout with police. His murderous rampage left three Baton Rouge police officers dead and three others injured. Gavin Long had PTSD. According to CNN, a source involved in the investigation of the murders told them Long Read More…

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Congress Passes Bill To Lift Ban On Medical Cannabis For Vets, It Goes To Obama’s Desk To Be Signed

In the latest development signalling the possible end of the failed war on drugs, Congress voted to lift the ban on military vets’ access to medical cannabis in states where it’s legal. President Obama’s signature is now the only thing standing between vets and possible treatment for PTSD and a host of other conditions. “Both Read More…

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First-Ever Trial of Medical Marijuana for PTSD Approved by DEA

In an amazing step for the advancement of public health, the Drug Enforcement Agency approved a study of cannabis as a treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD, once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which Read More…

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Study Shows the EndoCannabinoid System’s Role in Treatment of PTSD

A study published in the journal, Psychoneuroendocrinology, further illustrates not only why cannabis is so beneficial for PTSD-related treatment, but also what part the body’s internal system of endocannabinoids plays in the process of mental health. By assessing 38 survivors of Ugandan civil war who suffer from PTSD, and 38 survivors of the same civil war that Read More…

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MDMA: New Study Under Psychotherapy Settings Demonstrates PTSD Rehabilitation

Earlier this week, recent updates in psychedelic research irrefutably proved the therapeutic efficacy of MDMA. This would mean that many of the former negative claims about this substance were essentially fabricated with misinterpreted and biased scientific studies, and over-generalized statistics. These scientific studies of course cannot account for what any sort of street-grade ecstasy may be cut with, Read More…