More Gwen Olsen, the enlightened ex-pharma rep

About This Video (from Psychetruth) Added: March 07, 2008 Ex-Pharma Sales Reps Speaks Out – Pharma Not in Business of Health, Healing, Cures, Wellness. Gwen Olsen spent fifteen years as a pharmaceutical sales rep working for such healthcare giants as Johnson & Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Abbott Laboratories. She enjoyed a successful, fast-paced career until […]

Guest authors

This blog owes much of its success and influence to the great authors who chose to share their work here. Below are just a few of the more prolific contributors. There are links to their blogs or websites in the body of the posts where you can get more information about each author. There were […]

The many guest writers on Beyond Meds

This blog owes much of its success and influence to the great authors who chose to share their work here. Below are just a few of the more prolific contributors. There are links to their blogs or websites in the body of the posts where you can get more information about each author.

US Kids Represent Psychiatric Drug Goldmine — Evelyn Pringle

By Evelyn Pringle Permission to reprint from Evelyn Pringle Prescriptions for psychiatric drugs increased 50 percent with children in the US, and 73 percent among adults, from 1996 to 2006, according to a study in the May/June 2009 issue of the journal Health Affairs. Another study in the same issue of Health Affairs found spending […]

Drugging our children to death

Gwen Olsen spent more than a decade as a sales rep in the pharmaceutical industry, working for health care giants such as Johnson Johnson, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Abbott Laboratories. A well-known media resource, she has been in numerous print, radio, and television media reports, and testified before Congress and the FDA. A 2007 Human Rights […]

An oldie but a goodie

I watched this video of Gwen Olsen talking about benzos and then psych drugs in general before I had a blog. I didn’t realize I’ve never posted it. It’s a very good short verbal explanation of the potential hells of withdrawals. I, too, have a benzo to withdraw from still. I’m currently withdrawing from Risperdal. […]