Ally Nugent – Op-Ed Bio

Injured by Psychiatry: Ally Nugent is an activist and a psychiatric survivor.  She writes and speaks about benzodiazepine iatrogenesis, as well as psychiatric survivor intersectionality.  She also operates a Facebook page for “Injured by Psychiatry Awareness Month” where sufferers are encouraged to speak out about their injuries collectively in a profile picture campaign each October.  She draws from her own experience suffering from benzodiazepine neurotoxicity as well as the lessons of those with seasoned insight in this area.  She is currently working on a memoir about her experience being an iatrogenic shut-in.