Veteran’s Day 2016 –
an Interview with The New-Self Health Movement & Debbi Sanzo-Davis.
Eagle River author takes holistic approach to veteran care
BY AMY M. ARMSTRONG
Alexandra Roach, author of “Healing the Military Soul,” has begun monthly holistic health meetings in Eagle River, with the next to be held Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. at Jitters.
PHOTOS COURTESY ALEXANDRA ROACH FOR THE STAR
She sees a need within the nation’s military that she believes cannot be met with a one-size-fits-all mentality.
The anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress experienced by those wearing the uniform and defending our nation against enemies abroad and domestic cannot be conquered simply by the use of prescription medication.
“It does not work to say, ‘let’s give them all the same medication,’ and expect them to get well. We need to look at each individual to determine why they are suffering and what the real cause is. Just treating the symptoms will not heal,” Alexandra Roach said. “We need to look at each person in a holistic manner.”
Roach is a certified holistic health coach and…
CBC News Posted: Jul 24, 2015 12:54 PM PTLast Updated: Jul 24, 2015 12:54 PM PT
Jason Roach has just finished 20 years of service in the U.S. Army. He’s not sure what to do next.
His wife encouraged him to run until he makes up his mind.
For the next year, they’re travelling North America in a camper, with three kids and two dogs.
They arrived in Kamloops for the Kamloops Marathon.