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One Year Off Benzodiazepines: A Doctor’s Journey

One Year Off Benzodiazepines: A Doctor’s Journey

It’s been a year since I took my last dose of a benzodiazepine. I had shared publicly about my journey off benzodiazepines during my taper (see here and here), and since many have asked me lately how I’m doing, it’s time for an update. In this article, I’ll be...

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Join Our Media Accuracy Team!

Join Our Media Accuracy Team!

We are seeking volunteers to join our newly-established Media Accuracy Team (MAT)! The media should be held responsible for portraying medical conditions accurately. When they fail to do so around benzodiazepines, our MAT seeks to correct any inaccuracies with the...

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Financial Aid Resources and Disability Information For Benzodiazepine-Harmed Patients

Financial Aid Resources and Disability Information For Benzodiazepine-Harmed Patients

Many of us struggle with serious poverty caused by benzodiazepine harm. Disabled and unable to work, we still must find avenues to keep ourselves from homelessness and starvation. Many of us are too sick to spend a lot of time finding these resources, so I have compiled a list of some of the options in the United States that can potentially provide assistance.

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Benzo-Induced Harm: The Nameless Problem

Benzo-Induced Harm: The Nameless Problem

I can’t believe I have to say this, but brain and neurological injuries are not addictions. One way that benzodiazepine-damaged patients are silenced is being forced to defend themselves against the addiction narrative that is attributed to them every time they share...

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