Tag: benzodiazepines and mortality

Bad Benzos: Cass Narburgh’s Parting Message to the World

From Bad Benzos: "Please educate yourselves, the medical community, and the general public about the devastating effects of benzodiazepines."

My Daughter’s Story

I am now haunted by guilt that my daughter never really had a chance for anything like a normal life, because of the choices that were made for her. Choices made with the 'best' medical advice of the day, which I had never quite accepted as correct, but in the end largely complied with for lack of any clear alternative.

Drug May Lead to Early Death for People With Alzheimer’s

From The Washington Post: A recent study found that benzodiazepines are associated with a greater chance of early death for those with Alzheimer's. "Researchers analyzed data on...

‚ÄúStudy Reveals Benzodiazepines Frequently Prescribed to High-Risk Patients‚ÄĚ

A new study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that benzodiazepines are prescribed at high doses to patients at a high rate...

‚ÄúPsychiatric Drugs Killing More Users than Heroin, Cocaine, Say Health Experts‚ÄĚ

A groundbreaking article for The Province is ‚Äúsounding the alarm over the heightened risk of death linked¬†to¬†the use of psychiatric drugs.‚ÄĚ They report on...