Seidman: An epidemic – and it’s not the opioids, Carrie Seidman, Sarasota Herald Tribune
Too Many Meds? America’s Love Affair With Prescription Medication, Teresa Carr, Consumer Reports
This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America, Maia Szalavitz, Vice
I Tried to Get Off Ativan, Harriet Brown, Vice
Dangers of rising benzo prescriptions raise alarms of next drug crisis, NBC News with Lester Holt
A Quiet Drug Problem Among the Elderly, Paula Span, New York Times
A New Patient-Initiated Coalition Battles Benzos, Allen Frances, M.D., Rehabs.com
These Pills Could Be Next U.S. Drug Epidemic, Public Health Officials Say, Christine Vestal, Pew Trusts
With benzos, a doctor discovers ease of dependency, ordeal of withdrawal, M.J. Tidwell, Daily Hampshire Gazette
Position Statement on the Use of Benzodiazepine in Patients Receiving Buprenorphine Treatment, Christy Huff, M.D., A.J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.
What do hypnotics cost hospitals and healthcare?, Daniel Kripke, M.D.
Study examines factors that boost suicide risk for doctors, A.J. Reid Finlayson, M.D.
Hypnotic drug risks of mortality, infection, depression, and cancer: but lack of benefit, Daniel F. Kripke, M.D.
Social Networking and Benzodiazepine Withdrawal: The Reality of Dependence and Necessity of Support, Catherine Pittman, Ph.D.
Meta-analyses of hypnotics and infections: eszopiclone, ramelteon, zaleplon, and zolpidem, Daniel F. Kripke, M.D.