How the Veteran Affairs office fueled the national opioid crisis and is killing thousands of veterans.

Today, the number of patients affected by the VA’s swinging opiate pendulum is staggering: 60 percent of veterans who fought in the Middle East and 50 percent of older veterans have chronic pain. ...leading to swift, mandated cutoffs regardless of patient well-being and with virtually no evidence that it’s a safe approach. VA fueled the national opioid crisis article link It …

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This Jarring Photo Series Captures What PTSD Really Looks Like. [Buzzfeed link]

This is just as impactful to me now as it was back when I first saw it. The one that is the worst for me is the divorcing couple. They know the problems with PTSD, but they simply cannot take it. I do not believe it is possible to understand the trials and pain that …

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Through the fog. A journey through the hell of war and PTSD. Part II.

Part II I was born in 87’ to a Munchausen mother monster on meth. Father wanted that abortion. Or so says the meth monster. 27 years later the question posed to the father after he fucked my family over for $40,000. Thanks, James! Anyways, he says no, he didn’t. Spits out a story completely contradicting hers. …

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Through the fog. A journey through the hell of war and PTSD. Part I.

The ground was met with a thud. The gravel crushed under BT’s boots as he walked down the path. He had no idea where he was. The road was lined with thick trees. Paper Birch, he believed. He would have told someone that, or asked someone, had there been anyone to talk to. He could …

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