Killer Brain Candy: After 2 years of Ativan for pregnancy-related insomnia, and the knowledge that the drug was slowly disassembling her brain and body, Melissa Bond went through a hellish withdrawal. She writes about it on her website, and in her forthcoming book, Dear Little Fish. The Kickstarter campaign launches October 28.
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