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Dr. Christy Huff appeared on NBC’s Nightly News with Lester Holt to warn about prescribed benzodiazepine physical dependence and damage. Dr. Huff opened her home to the NBC show, which averages about 8 million viewers nightly, to show the world her suffering and method for slowly tapering off the medication. The story, unfortunately, conflated addiction with physical dependence, which are not synonyms and have completely different treatment strategies. To learn more about the differences between addiction and physical dependence click HERE.

Watch Dangers of rising benzo prescriptions raise alarms of next drug crisis HERE