Skip to comments.Help for our troopers with PTSD and everyone too!
Posted on 12/04/2010 10:31:19 AM PST by fabian
The stress from the front line war on terror often does not end when troopers come home. It is often difficult to fight an evil possessed enemy without that evil getting inside the good guy. But the Patriot Outreach supplies, free of charge, a highly effective calming exercise that will expunge that problem. Great for civilians too in putting one onto the path of real happiness!
I may be the only one here on Free Republic, but I really don’t appreciate ads to try and get me to buy something.
That was easy! What an awesome site patriot outreach is...
it is not an ad my friend...it is a free download for our troopers! And it is saving lives big time. Do you know how many suicides there are from battle stress?
Why don’t you check out the site before you jump the gun there...?
so?? did you see the free download for them? Come on now...
did you get up today grumpy?? : )
I saw the free download but I didn’t download it. I hope it does help some people... I have experience dealing with those suffering from Post Traumatic Stress and this looks a little like snake oil to me... and a way to get names added.
agree to disagree...
The sandbox is getting full up today
Have you ever wondered if perhaps our troops’s “PTSD”* is good and right?
We send them out to “defend our country” and to “uphold freedom” & “defend the Constitution” pressing upon them the extreme morality and justness of our cause... yet when they return what do they see? TSA screening & no-knock SWAT raids which blatantly violate the 4th amendment, the guy in NJ who was jailed [with a 7 yr sentence] for transporting his own firearms, talk of the ‘fairness doctrine’ & ‘net neutrality’, complacency when wikileaks put out military information but swift action when Dept of State memos were released AND the founder boasted that he had a hard-drive from a high-level bank executive (proof that either those that are politically connected OR those with large amounts of money are inherently more valuable to the government than the soldiers who are putting their lives on the line)... yeah, I think they have a right to be pissed and/or screwed up.
*I think that perhaps too much is lumped into the label of PTSD; certainly the broad range of symptoms cannot facilitate correct diagnoses.
Well, yes there is much hypocracy in our country for sure. But until we are on the front lines, when at any moment all of our worldly dreams and love of family could be ended in a second...then it is hard to know how badly these troopers are effected. It is not easy.
“But the Patriot Outreach supplies, free of charge....”
Perhaps you missed that part.
I went to the site and while one can donate, there does not seem to be any charge.
PTSD is very real and difficult to live with. I am for ANYTHING that may help those suffering from PTSD.
Thank you...it is saving lives..big time.
This is a life saving site...it is doing a great and wonderful job.
Costs a lot of money for such a big chunk of bandwidth to provide this great site for us - ads help foot the bill - little enough to put up with for the reward, well, in my estimation.
o.k. I understand money... you are right... and I spoke too quickly...maybe I am the only one...
I would be more interested in serious studies done on the issues raised in this article.
Are Soldiers Suicides Caused by Prescription Drugs?
“Not only are more troops dying from their own hand than combat says the Army report, titled ‘Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, Suicide Prevention’, 36 PERCENT OF THE SUICIDES WERE TROOPS WHO WERE NEVER DEPLOYED.”
This is a well written article....and brings up some interesting concerns.
No doubt..the drugs simply mask over the internal spiritual troubles caused by great stress. The Be Still but the listener into a different state of mind where the battle can be won be forces stronger than ourselves. It works..I am living proof of it. I was not in combat but I was suicidal for many years...no longer! Millions have been helped.
This really does work, I can testify to it also. I was very suicidal due to abortions I had when I was young, I don’t have those thoughts anymore. The exercise brought me back to my relationship with God which I had lost when I was tricked into making some bad choices. They are offering this free to soldiers. There is no gimmick. What can it hurt? Its free.
again, I regret posting, and appreciate your words. I was wrong...
Thats ok, didn’t mean to rub it in, it was for everyone. :)
I am so glad you found a positive treatment for your depression. That is so inspiring and a wonderful testimony to the success of this form of treatment.
I wish you the best and continued good health.
Merry Christmas and a Bright Happy New Year!!
Thank you....yes it does work. There just needs to be a willingness to be courageous and face the demons. There is no fighting to do as the spirits of good do the work for us. Merry Christmas to you too!
bump for our brave troopers...
This exercise is truly a miracle worker...
Too bad you didn't catch it at a theater this summer - or on Nat. Geo. Monday -
This little handful of soldiers were the only thing between the Taliban and the rest of Afghanistan to the south of them. 30 men who, in 15 months, fought 20% of all the fighting in the country. they don't just lose friends - they see what happens to them, they try to stop the bleeding, to keep the life from draining out...they hear their last words - or cries of pain...over and over.
You think those pictures won't play over and over in their heads? That's just for starters.
They lost many - up close and personal. They have memories and sights you better hope you'll never have.
And many of them went back for another year - which, thankfully, they just got out of. Including my grandson. I could tell you stories that would make your hair stand on end - and I know I didn't hear the half of it.
The movie is not Broadway, no Hollywood stars, no theme, no politics, no ‘Brass’ input - just the cameras rolling in real time.
The movie has taken a lots of awards - starting with Grand Jury Award at Sundance on thru’ to just making the short cut for documentary at the Oscars.
It's giving a lot of clueless Americans a heads up for what it's like for our troops.
Thanks so much...it is hard to know how difficult warfare can be...but so necessary with evil lurking in the minds of so many crazies thinking they are doing Allah’s will.
Please send all the troopers that you know to the Patriot Outreach site; they will get immediate relief with the Be Still exercise.
Thank you...great picture there.
This exercise really works wonders...
bump for our troopers!
A great blessing for anyone with the desire to be free and very happy!
Back in the old days I found beating the living snot out of hippies and their communist friends helped relieve the stress... Not a good idea in these P.C. times!
I read a piece a few years back in which the author argued that the reason we see more PTSD cases (all professions, not just military) is that society has given “permission” for such behavior. Thus, if a person is pre-disposed to mental problems he/she is much more likely to act them out.
I don’t know if that’s correct, but it was an interesting take on the thing.
Back in the old days I found beating the living snot out of hippies and their communist friends helped relieve the stress..
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I had quite a few Corps buddies that had the same method for survival AND sanity- along with a good stiff drink.
Of course in the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s it was the ‘manly’ way to solve inner problems and getting a vet into ‘help’ was a chore, but it was the times and more so the way we were brought up.
Having many WWII and Korea Vets thinking Nam was not a war etc, did nothing for the minds of those that did what they had been called to do.
Of course, a lot of WWII types thought that Korea was a joke also.
This being a result of a Government that did not allow the Military to finish its job, which was the main reason for the WWII types and their feelings toward those that went in after them, but they were venting their anger in the wrong direction.
No, not such a good idea...unless they start it of course! Patriot Outreach is saving lives and will help anyone really, have a happy and free life.
bump for our troops...
Yes, what Truman and Johnson did, not allowing the military men to do is criminal! Macarthur was stopped from winning the war for all of Korea and now we have had untold millions of dead n. Koreans....starved and murdered because that one president would not finish the job.
That is an interesting theory. Definitely something to think about!!
Bump for our troopers and all in need of peace and happiness!