Agent Orange Related Sites
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Information and Studies on other Combat-related Illnesses
The New Jersey Agent Orange Commission. The NJAOC is the sole remaining US state entity committed to research of Agent Orange/Dioxin related issues.
Agent Orange Victims and Families Page. Built and maintained by Joe Oliver, this is another valuable site for those concerned about Agent Orange/Dioxin - another of those gifts that keeps on giving.
Doug Yelmen's page is for Women, Men, and Children who are Survivors of Trauma, and just plain folk too. It is about trauma, and its attending horrors, but also beauty, mystery, love, art, recovery, and fun. Just as the night has its dawn, so the Survivor has their Recovery.
Dr. Jonathan Shay has posted valuable information in his paper "About Medications for Combat PTSD". Dr. Shay is the author of the highly acclaimed book Achilles in Vietnam.
The Hatfield Group is currently involved in research of the effects of Agent Orange INSIDE OF Vietnam. They have posted an excellent page to keep the information derived in the public eye.
The Association of Birth Defect Children (ABDC) sponsors theNational Birth Defect Registry which is an independent research and birth defect prevention project designed by a board of prominent scientists. The registry can identify potential links between birth defects and exposures to chemicals, medications, radiation, pesticides, dioxin, Agent Orange, exposures during the Gulf War, and other environmental toxins. They provide tremendous assistance to vet's families.
PTSD A Home Page developed by Dr. Dennis Grant and his associates. Also provides access to the PILOTS Database at Dartmouth College which contains extensive information on the world's literature on post-traumatic stress disorder.
Vet Organizations and Support Groups-A fairly comprehensive list of Vietnam veterans organizations.
Veterans Voice of Austin Texas - Apparently they still do things big in Texas and this page is no exception. A really great site worth bookmarking for repeated visits.
Dave Scalise's web page is dedicated to the struggling American veterans that are fighting a difficult battle against a powerful opponent, the Veterans Affairs Department. These links will give you the opportunity to express your views and problems to the government officials and if you desire, to public services. It is Dave's objective to help as many veterans as possible!
The National Veteran Organization Information Service is a great site for obtaining information on just about everything a vet would want to know and much more. Bring a notepad and pencil.
Vets Helping Vets - is an outstanding website for anyone having difficulty with the VA. Mike and Terri have really done their homework here. After years of fighting with the VA, they are sharing what they've learned along with excellent advice on how to overcome the obstacles the VA feels obligated to cast before those who've already paid their dues.