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
BMA Report & Call To Action, October, 2015
Prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal – building a consensus for action. Analysis report.
According to Dr. Heather Ashton, “Some people can stop their benzodiazepines with no symptoms at all: according to some authorities, this figure may be as high as 50% even after a year of chronic usage. Even if this figure is correct (which is arguable) it is unwise...read more
This article explores five reasons why drug and alcohol detox or rehab facilities are inappropriate for withdrawing compliant, prescribed benzodiazepine patients. Inappropriate Model It is important to note that physical dependence and addiction are not synonymous,...read more
Christine Anne Narloch passed away on June 16, 2017 at the age of 48 after a long struggle with benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome that ended in suicide. Her husband, Mike, describes her as “an intelligent woman who loved life. She was a joyful and happy person with...read more