is a website dedicated to sufferers of iatrogenic benzodiazepine tranquilliser addiction. Launched on July 6th, 2000, the site consists of articles, information, expert medical documents, news stories, and personal accounts. The front page of the site features a statement from the prime minister on benzodiazepine addiction. Other sections of the site include:

  • Litigation: A listing of recent lawsuits concerning benzodiazepines
  • Media: A listing of media coverage of benzodiazepines
  • Stories: Personal accounts of benzodiazepine use and withdrawal
  • Doctors and Experts: Research and studies on the effects of benzodiazepines


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