10 Things Uninformed Benzodiazepine Prescribers Do

1. They prescribe benzodiazepines long-term without informed consent. A long-term (2-4 weeks or more) benzodiazepine prescription should be accompanied with informed consent.  Prescribed benzodiazepines carry short and long term risks.  Studies past a few months are...

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Toronto Man Leaves Heart-Wrenching Suicide Letter Naming Ativan as Murderer After Suffering Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome for 3 Years

“Masha’s” father’s life was destroyed because he followed his prescription for Ativan.  She contacted the Benzodiazepine Information
Coalition to share his suicide note, hoping to raise awareness about the dangers of prescribed benzodiazepines.  She states that “My father is dead.  He hanged himself in 2015.  He was taking Ativan for anxiety, as was Chris Cornell (lead singer of Soundgarden).  In light of Cornell’s suicide, also by hanging, I feel a duty to share my father’s suicide note.  If this letter speaks to you, please share it.”    

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Worldwide Call to Action!

The Scottish Parliament & a U.S State Legislature Need Your Brief Statement. Two birds with one stone! Same information for Both U.S = speak only about Benzos Scotland = benzos & antidepressants are both acceptable Anyone in any country can participate! How to...

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