An Update To My Open Letter: The Suffering of a Physician with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome and a Call to Fight

An Update To My Open Letter: The Suffering of a Physician with Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Syndrome and a Call to Fight

In October 2016, I wrote an open letter detailing my withdrawal and the dangers of benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. Many have asked how I am doing since that time.  I’m going to be completely open and honest in this update. Things have been extremely rough.  I have...

British Medical Association Call to Action: Prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal – building a consensus for action, Analysis Report

The BMA has issued a document which details the agreed areas for action concerning benzodiazepines. These include: Calling for a national helpline for prescribed drug dependence Writing to NICE proposing a review of the effects of withdrawal from psychoactive...