Tuesday, May 13, 2008

YES, YOU CAN! Online

YES, YOU CAN! Online

by Speedy - Support Veterans
May 13, 2008 11:26 AM EDT

Popular SCI self-care guide now freely available on the web
Washington, DC-YES, YOU CAN!, Paralyzed Veterans of America's
(Paralyzed Veterans) popular self-care guide for people with spinal
cord injury (SCI), is now accessible online for free.
"Making vital self-help information accessible to millions of people
with disabilities, their families and their caregivers is an important
part of Paralyzed Veterans' mission," said Randy L. Pleva, Sr,
National President of Paralyzed Veterans. "Information is power
and Yes, You Can! has helped to empower so many disabled
people by giving them the information they need to help themselves.

Now this essential resource can be accessed by anyone who has a
computer with an Internet connection."
YES, YOU CAN!, A Guide to Self-Care for Persons with Spinal Cord
Injury, is written and edited by experts. This third edition includes
six new chapters on pain, substance abuse, exercise, alternative
medicine, equipment, and staying healthy.

It is the most comprehensive self-care guide for people with SCI,
including newly injured patients in our nation's SCI units and SCI
patients who are out of the hospital. Family members of people with
SCI will also find this a useful resource.
With this online version of YES, YOU CAN!, you'll be able to:
•· Download the book for free
•· Email the book to a friend
•· Take an online tutorial on how to use the book
•· Conduct keyword searches
•· Bookmark any page
•· Print any page
•· Instantly click on dozens of website references
that are all hot-linked
To access YES, YOU CAN! online and to purchase print copies.
please visit http://www.pva.org/.
Sounds like valiant measures have been taken to ensure betterment
for our paralyzed veterans. I'm so glad to hear this!
Kimberly Ripley, May 13, 2008, 12:05pm EDT

I'm with Kimberly. For years now we haven't done enough for those
who protect us. Any improvement is welcome.
Pamela L., May 13, 2008, 1:13pm EDT

Sometimes "they" attempt to do the right things. Thanks for the info.
Marilyn M., May 13, 2008, 3:19pm EDT
The VA has set up a 24-hour suicide hotline
round-the-clock access to mental health professionals.
The number is 1-800-273- 8255 (TALK).
To learn more about PTSD-- visit the
and the Lessons of WAR by Penny Coleman

...A Journey Into PTSD By E. Everett McFall

Both Books are Available on Amazon.com

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