Most benzodiazepine addicts take the drugs because their doctors assured them they were safe

From the Mail Online: Keith is one of an estimated 1.5million people in the UK addicted to benzodiazepines, a group of drugs prescribed by GPs for anxiety. Many of today's addicts are the elderly, a lost generation who were prescribed the drugs decades ago. Some continue to suffer debilitating-side effects as a result of taking... Continue Reading →

Media Madness for Wednesday

More articles and such from around the net: PTSD Nation -- Truthout -- Can a nation have PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)? Can a diagnosis created to understand the dysregulated behavior of individuals be applied to an entire nation? I argue yes on both counts. If a diagnosis can help us understand and treat aberrant behavior,... Continue Reading →

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