Benzodiazepine Information Coalition
Educating About The Potential Adverse Effects Of
Benzodiazepines Taken As Prescribed.
BIC attended NCAD East to share our message of prescribed harm. We handed out 200 pamphlets and around 300 business cards. We impacted 116 prescribers and addiction professionals and had over 65 conversations.
Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Symposium
September 16, 2019 — Tuscon, Arizona
A seminar sponsored by NEMA Research Inc. on the management of benzodiazepine and poly-substance withdrawal with an emphasis on the new basic science perspective and what to know to enhance your professional practice. Christy Huff, M.D. will be in attendance.
Women In Medicine Summit
September 20-21, 2019 — Chicago, Illinois
A conference designed to amplify the lives of women in medicine and work towards gender parity in healthcare through: Skill development, Action Plans, Advocacy, Professional Growth, Education and Inspiration. Christy Huff, M.D. will be in attendance.
Annual Meeting of Society of Forensic Toxicologists
October 13-18, 2019 — San Antonio, Texas
The Society of Forensic Toxicologists (SOFT) is a professional association comprised of practicing forensic toxicologists for the purpose of promoting and developing forensic toxicology. Josef Witt-Doerring, M.D. has been invited to speak on benzodiazepines at their annual meeting and Christy Huff, M.D. will be in attendance.
Our informative blogs about benzodiazepines feature original content, from both the patient and medical perspective, advocacy opportunities, reflections of lived experience, events, facts and research.
OUR COALITION TURNS THREE I’m happy to announce that Benzodiazepine Information Coalition turned three on August 3, 2019. So much has changed since 2016 that it's difficult for me to pinpoint exactly when the changes happened. What I can say is that the...
Benzodiazepine Information Coalition recently responded to the FDA’s Drug Abuse and Dependence Section of Labeling for Human Prescription Drug and Biological Products. This document proposed by the FDA seeks to distinguish the difference between addiction, drug...
Although Arnold Knutsen and I “met” virtually five years ago, we only first spoke on the phone recently when he called to share his story. He’s the eldest member of the online benzodiazepine support group we cohabitate. His posts in the group always reeked of...