February 4, 2021 at 6:23 am

New Film Explores Polypharmacy Harms Among Vets

Filmmaker Michael Gier’s new documentary, “Wounded Heroes,” explores suicidality, polypharmacy harms and alternative, non-drug treatments among veterans and active-duty military members.

One veteran was prescribed more than 15 different drugs. “I was given what they called medically-induced apathy, which only made my PTSD worse,” said the vet.

“There has to be something better than just handing out a bunch of drugs,” Gier said. “Especially when he said the drugs weren’t working — they were just a Band-Aid.” Read the full article at https://kdhnews.com/fort_hood_herald/across_the_fort/upcoming-documentary-highlights-programs-helping-to-end-veteran-suicide/article_b25c7fbe-665a-11eb-86ca-3371dd57d5a8.html