Our Impact

Media

Stacy Pinkerton, Talk Radio Europe, July 11, 2018

This Is Why Xanax Is Blowing Up in America, Maia Szalavitz, Vice, June 12, 2018

A Quiet Drug Problem Among the Elderly, Paula Span, The New York Times, March 18, 2018

10 tips to help patients through benzodiazepine withdrawal, Christy Huff, M.D., Kevin M.D., March 20, 2018

With benzos, a doctor discovers ease of dependency, ordeal of withdrawal, M.J. Tidwell, Daily Hampshire Gazette, January 2, 2018

Take it from this physician: Beware the dangers of benzodiazepines, Christy Huff, M.D., KevinMD, November 6, 2017

Too Many Meds? America’s Love Affair With Prescription Medication, Teresa Carr, Consumer Reports, August 3, 2017

I Tried To Get Off Ativan, Harriet Brown, Vice, January 12, 2017

A New Patient-Initiated Coalition Battles Benzos, Allen Frances, M.D., Rehabs.com, November 30, 2016

Medical and Consumer Outreach

Lisa von Braun, N.P. presenting to consumers and providers about benzodiazepine dangers and dependence at a lunch and learn 7/3/18, Laconia, New Hampshire.

inVisible campaign and fundraiser with World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day  and As Prescribed for the benefit of As Prescribed. Fundraising goal was met.

Sonja Styblo of our General Advisory appears in Social Work Voice

Video submitted for Psych Congress 2017 continuing education presentation Examining the Risks and Benefits of Benzodiazepines.

State of Massachusetts Commendation of Benzodiazepine Information Coalition for celebrating the 3rd Annual World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day.