Warrior Connection - 05.24.15

We continue our efforts on education to taking care of our warriors with a discussion with Jim Dolan. Jim is the Executive Director of the Laurus Foundation, an organization to advance the lives of individuals with disabilities and he is the co-founder of The Healer Warrior Initiative.  The Healer Warrior Initiative, is a self-healthcare training program teaching Veterans to take better care of themselves, their families, and their fellow Veterans using non-invasive therapies to reduce physical, emotional and mental pain in order to reduce the high number of veteran suicides.

Jim also serves on the board of scientific and professional advisers for The Institute for Traumatic Stress. He is also the co-chair of the Illinois Joining Forces Behavioral Health Working Group's Complimentary and Alternative Medicine subcommittee.


other resources



 movie-documentary ' THE HIDDEN ENEMY'





Documentaries to watch:


WARTORN  1861-2010



An HBO documentary that Chronicles the history of PTSD, battle fatigue, combat stress, shell shock, etc. from the Civil War to the current conflicts.

It utterly dispels the notion that overcoming PTSD/Combat Stress is a matter of will or character. It is a wound that must be healed.


The Hidden Enemy: Inside Psychiatry's Covert Agenda



A piecing documentary about the unholy alliance between the military’s psychiatric community and Big Pharma’s push to make the use of psychotropic drugs today’s standard of care.

How treating PTSD/combat stress as a mental Illness first instead of as a result of trauma has led to the drugging of our Veterans and contributed to the 22 Veteran suicides each day, day after day.


Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare



ESCAPE FIRE examines the powerful forces maintaining the status quo, a medical industry designed for quick fixes rather than prevention, for profit-driven care rather than patient-driven care


Websites to visit:





Number to call for help:


Jim Dolan

Executive Director

Laurus Foundation


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