“Medicating Normal” Screening and Post Screening Community Discussion

Watch a screening of the documentary Medicating Normal. After the documentary, attend a community discussion panel focused on withdrawal harms. The panel includes: Dr. James M. Wright, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC, former Director – Therapeutics Initiative, Emeritus Professor – Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, The University of British Columbia, BIC board member Dr. Mark Horowitz, PhD, psychiatry trainee, academic,...

Dr. Michael Bohan: Benzodiazepines & Their Withdrawal

Dr. Michael Bohan speaks with Nicole Lamberson, PA for Medicating Normal. Both Dr. Bohan and Nicole serve on our medical board. The interview will focus on Dr. Bohan’s experiences tapering physically dependent patients off of benzodiazepines.

West Coast Symposium On Addictive Disorders

C4 Recovery Foundation

Drs Christy Huff and Sandra Steingard will present on benzodiazepines at West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders WCSAD 2020.

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry’s 2020 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry

Dr. Christy Huff, Dr. Stephen Wright and Dr. Anna Lembke will present Benzodiazepines: A Crisis Hidden in Plain Sight at the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry’s 2020 Annual Meeting. Their talk focuses on benzodiazepine risks, the importance of safe tapering, The Ashton Manual, the differences between addiction and physical dependence, along with Dr. Huff’s story of prescribed benzodiazepine...

On Being Both A Patient Harmed By Prescribed Psychiatric Medication & A Medical Provider

This panel is focused on the experiences of four medical providers who were also patients and were harmed by prescribed psychiatric medication. Panelists: Christy Huff, MD, is a cardiologist residing in the U.S. and director of Benzodiazepine Information Coalition, a nonprofit that educates about the adverse effects of prescribed benzodiazepines. Dr. Huff experienced benzodiazepine adverse...

Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal Town Hall 3: Post-Withdrawal Experiences

Mad in America, the Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry, International Institute for Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal and A Disorder 4 Everyone present a series of live, online town hall discussions focussing on issues related to psychiatric drug withdrawal. For the third discussion, they examin protracted problems that can arise after psychiatric drug withdrawal. Sometimes referred to as...

Colorado Opioid Epidemic Symposium

Dr. Christy Huff presents Safe Prescribing Protocols of Benzodiazepines: Lessons Learned from the Opioid Crisis alongside Dr. Alexis Ritvo.

Benzodiazepine-Induced Brain Injury: The Hidden Prescription Epidemic

The session features presenters: Nicole Lamberson, PA, of Benzodiazepine Information Coalition’s Medical Advisory Board John Staight, patient advocate Alexis Ritvo, MD, co-chair of Benzodiazepine Action Work Group D.E. Foster, co-chair of Benzodiazepine Action Work Group, Benzo Free Podcast, Easing Anxiety Moderator: Jamie Feld, MPH There is a growing crisis of patient harm from prescribed benzodiazepines, a...