“Don’t worry” without further ado

From Mad in Mexico: My story was slow to be discovered, but in the end it became clear that my symptoms and the turn that my life had taken were not so unusual and, although it was devastating, I felt relieved. Even though this is not over for me, I want to tell my story now. My experience has been like that of so many others. It’s not just one of us. It’s about all our stories and how surviving the dependence on prescribed benzodiazepines and withdrawal syndrome can help put things in place and avoid further suffering. And how all the websites, publications and movements that people have created to tell their stories can help others recover and instigate improvements in the approaches that health care professionals adopt.

Read the full article here and the English translation here.