THE BOOK: “INVISIBLE SCARS” IS DOING ITS JOB FOR THE MARINES

“Sir, Please find attached a letter from Commandant Webb inviting you to be the guest of Honor at our Midwinter National Conference. Traditionally the guest of Honor for this event is the Commandant of the Marine Corps himself or one of his high ranking Generals will represent him. I plan to have several hundred copies […]

Medicine Cures Diseases of the Body; Wisdom Liberates the Soul of Sufferings

The above title of this editorial is reflective of the work done by Gorgias (485-380 BC), who was a Greek Philosopher, who lived in Leontini Sicily. Below I want to elaborate on what Gorgias knew over 2000 years ago, WISDOM LIBERATES THE SOUL OF SUFFERING. Part of my work for many years has been to […]

A REPORT FROM THE FRONT LINES OF A MARINE CORPS LEAGUE PROGRAM DEALING WITH COMBAT STRESS

One of the uses of the book “Invisible Scars”, is proving to be effective and helpful to our veterans, which is described below by a Marine, The is an email from: David T. Ossian Asst. National Vice Commandant Midwest Division Marine Corps League Once A Marine – Always A Marine “A few months ago a […]

You may want to ask people to call or write their Senator and Congressman to support the following

You may want to ask people to call or write their Senator and Congressman to support the following. The current Senate Bill by John Mc Cain – S.788 – 115th Congress (2017-2018)/VeteranOvermedication Prevention Act of 2017. Also presented by the House Of Representatives is a companion bill; H.R.2652 – Veteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017, […]

Report Says VA Failed In Care Of Veteran

Five days before my book was to be released, an article was written in the San Diego Union Tribune that again illustrates what my book describes in detail. The article is as follows: Steele, J. (2016, January 10). Report Says VA Failed In Care Of Veteran. San Diego Union Tribune, Retrieved from http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/2016/jan/10/va-report-jeremy-sears-veteran-suicide/#sthash.am7r0ZFo.dpuf Since this […]

THE NEW SOLUTION FOR PREVENTING PURCHASES OF FIREARMS BY INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL DISORDERS

(From the forthcoming book- “Invisible Scars, How to Treat Combat Stress And PTSD Without Medication”, By Bart P Billings, PhD, (December 2015, www.bartpbillings.com) With the current mass shootings, the media and politicians are stating that something needs to be done in regard to gun control, as well as focusing more on mental health issues. If […]

Excerpts from chapter 4 regarding CTE

I explained that I strongly felt all football players, to a degree, have experienced CTE. My comment was based on the nature of the sport and the 4-22-15 article in USA Today; “Judge Approves Potential $1 Billion Settlement To Resolve NFL Concussion Lawsuit”, which reported that 6000 retired NFL players will receive an average of […]

New Report Shows High Percentage of Active Duty Soldiers Prescribed Psychiatric Drugs

One-year assessment of 38,000 active duty troops reports approximately 86 percent of those diagnosed with PTSD and depression filled at least one prescription for a psychotropic drug By Dr. Bart Billings on August 17, 2017 A new report issued by the RAND Corp. shows that high percentages of active duty service members in 2013-2014 filled […]