Veterans, as a community must be part of the healing of our brothers and sisters, and the answer to the veteran suicide epidemic.
Of all the lessons that any veteran learns in their military career, the most important one is taking care of each other, and never leave one of our own behind. Throughout our service that BOND solidifies into what keeps us alive on the battlefield .
Too many veterans end up isolating themselves, stuck alone, many times on deadly medications, like opioids, and benzodiazepines which makes things worse. Our goal is to continue the mission and help each other heal, by getting veterans outdoors and surround them with the peers and without STIGMA.
A veterans finances should never be a barrier to healing. We do all we can to help provide access to treatments not available through the Department of Veterans Affairs, and not covered by health insurance, at reasonable prices for those with a Service Connected disability rating. With a focus on those with a 100% permanent and total rating.
To provide education, services, support,
advocacy and opportunities for and to
Veterans interested in utilizing alternative
healing approaches and methodologies in
treating ailments or conditions which affect
them mentally, physically, emotionally, or
psychologically thereby reducing the use of opiates
and other pharmacological drugs used to
suppress and temporarily manage pain,
symptoms, and mental health concerns; Without STIGMA
In 2016 the Overdose epidemic killed more Americans than the 19yr Vietnam War, the AIDS crisis, car accidents, suicides, and homicides.
Over 40,000 of those deaths were caused by OPIOID.
40% of all opiate overdose deaths involve a prescription opiate.
Every American deserve a choice of medicine. State borders should not limit them, or make them criminals in doing so.
Veterans Fight together, allow us to HEAL together.
Veterans are twice as likely to die from an accidental opioid overdose compared to the general population, according to a 2011 study of the VA health system. Active duty military personnel have a lower level of illicit drug use than civilians, but their abuse of prescription drugs is higher - and on the rise. In 2008, 11 percent of servicemembers reported misusing prescription drugs, up from 2 percent in 2002 and 4 percent in 2005. Most drugs that are abused are opioid medications.
Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us.
a system of physical postures, breathing techniques, and sometimes meditation derived from Yoga but often practiced independently especially in Western cultures to promote physical and emotional well-being
A flat pod/tank, is a lightless, soundproof tank filled with salt water at skin temperature, in which individuals float. They were first used in 1954 to test the effects of sensory deprivation.
In 2014, a study found that states with medical marijuana laws saw 25% fewer deaths from opioid overdose compared to states without
Service connected means that the veteran is disabled due to injury or illness that was incurred in or aggravated by military service
The Executive in Charge, Office of the Under Secretary for Health, directs a health care system with an annual budget of approximately $68 billion, overseeing the delivery of care to more than 9 million enrolled Veterans
When a Veteran has one service connected condition at 60%, or a total rating of 70% with one being at least 40%, the Veteran can request a 100% schedular TDIU rating.
(Total Disability Individual Unemployability)
NO DEATH FROM OVERDOSE OF CANNABIS REPORTED