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Drugged Warriors: Sharp Rise in U.S. Military Psychiatric Drug Use and Suicide


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Cheryl
- 3380 days ago - alternet.org
One in six service members is now taking at least one psychiatric drug, according to the Navy Times, with many soldiers taking "drug cocktail" combinations. Soldiers and military health care providers told the Military Times that psychiatric drugs are "be



   

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Tere M (75)
Monday April 12, 2010, 11:25 am
this is very sad and dangerous... ~
 

sue M (184)
Tuesday April 13, 2010, 12:34 am

Sadly, this has been going for years. They are narcotics and "alter the mind". All it takes is one for a really bad reaction and with all that training the victim has no chance.
They are heavy duty drugs that cause Tardyvie Dislekia. heart attacks, Diabetes and other major problems besides making you nuts.
These are the guys that serve our country and all they get for it is bad pay, lousy benefits but lots of psych drugs!
 
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