Public Workshop: Safe Use of Benzodiazepines: Clinical, Regulatory, and Public Health Perspectives

Public Workshop: Safe Use of Benzodiazepines: Clinical, Regulatory, and Public Health Perspectives

Duke University’s Margolis Center for Health Policy, in cooperation with the FDA, held a public workshop Safe Use of Benzodiazepines: Clinical, Regulatory, and Public Health Perspectives on July 12 and 13. Our director, Dr. Christy Huff,…

Researcher Seeking to Interview Prescribed Benzodiazepine Patients in the UK Off One Year or More

Researcher Seeking to Interview Prescribed Benzodiazepine Patients in the UK Off One Year or More

Hi, I’m a Trainee Counselling Psychologist at the University of East London researching people’s experiences of ongoing healing from benzodiazepine physical dependence, withdrawal and/or protracted harm. The aim is to explore the ongoing experience of…

Benzo Blunders: Braincast with “Pospo” and Professor Edward K. Silberman, on Benzodiazepines

Benzo Blunders: Braincast with “Pospo” and Professor Edward K. Silberman, on Benzodiazepines

Hosted by neuropsychiatrist Sotiris ”Pospo” Posporelis, this episode focused on benzodiazepines and featured Professor Edward K. Silberman. Knowing Dr. Silberman’s history, I was concerned that the podcast might result in spreading misinformation to prescribers and stigmatizing harmed patients. While the interview did get some important things right, my suspicions were ultimately confirmed.