An awesome wikipedia page—benzodiazepine withdrawal

Wikipedia has a great page on benzodiazepine withdrawal and the potential hazards. If anyone ever doubts your experience of horror at getting off benzos direct them to this page that includes documentation of studies that prove benzos are nasty addictive shit. Of note it points out that people can become dependent within 7 days as […]

Benzos again—this time in the US media

I know and am friends with two of the people in this article. ABC news seems to be following the Guardians lead. Tranquilizer Detox Withdrawal Can Last Years FDA, Patients Say Quitting ‘Benzos’ Abruptly Can Lead to Horrific Side Effects The positive effects of benzos are widely discussed in blogs, and in the media. But […]

The truth about benzos (Valium, Klonopin, Ativan, Xanax, etc)

In The Guardian today: They used to be called ‘mother’s little helpers’, pill prescribed to stressed suburban housewives as a miracle pick-me-up. Now benzodiazepines are proving popular again, this time as an alternative to heroin. The tranquilliser boomed in the Sixties and Seventies as a supposedly safe alternative to barbiturates. Mick Jagger and Keith Richards […]