James Berry, M.D. is board certified in Addiction Medicine and Family Practice and is currently employed as the medical director at Piscataquis and Somerset County Jail in Maine. He attended Temple University and Stanford School of Medicine, and holds a bachelor’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute School of Technology.
With benzos, a doctor discovers ease of dependency, ordeal of withdrawal
Editor’s note: This is Part 2 of a four-part series on the role of sedatives known as benzodiazepines in the nation’s opioid crisis. Dr. Christy Huff, a Texas cardiologist, was prescribed Xanax after a dry-eye syndrome caused her eyes to “feel like…