Benzodiazepine Information Coalition is a non-profit organization that advocates for greater understanding of the potentially devastating effects of commonly prescribed benzodiazepines such as Xanax, Ativan, Valium, and Klonopin, as well as prevention of patient injury through medical recognition, informed consent, and education.

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We seek to break the stigma and raise awareness around prescribed benzodiazepine injury, provide a voice to the patients who are suffering, and facilitate research and access to competent, evidence-based medical care for those impacted by benzodiazepine induced disability.

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Education About the Problem



A Brief History of Benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepines are the pharmaceutical industry’s top-selling family of prescription drugs. Alprazolam, also known as Xanax, has long been

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BMA Report & Call To Action, October, 2015

Prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal – building a consensus for action.  Analysis report.

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Online Communities for Drug Withdrawal: What Can We Learn?

In this age of chat rooms and social me- dia, an ever-growing number of psychiatric patients use the internet

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