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Josef Witt-Doerring, M.D.

Dr. Josef Witt-Doerring is a board-certified psychiatrist who runs a private practice that specializes in helping patients safely discontinue psychiatric medications. Dr. Witt-Doerring interest in psychiatric drug withdrawal developed after he began researching the clinical experience of protracted withdrawal on the online withdrawal communities.  

Dr. Witt-Doerring completed his psychiatry residency at Baylor College of Medicine and a fellowship in psychiatric drug development at Janssen Research & Development. Dr. Witt-Doerring, has also worked as a Medical Officer, at the FDA’s Division of Psychiatry Products. His broad experience in clinical, pharmaceutical, and regulatory settings, gives him a comprehensive understanding of risks and benefits of psychiatric medications.”


 

 

 

Woman says anti-anxiety pills have stolen her life
NBC San Antonio's Troubleshooters covers benzodiazepine harm. Speaking with survivor Melissa Jackson, the story covers her struggle to stop Xanax ...
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Woman says anti-anxiety pills have stolen her life

Mad in America Benzo Podcast 2018
Chris Paige and Nicole Lamberson share their benzodiazepine harm experiences with James Moore for the Mad in America Podcast. Both Chris ...
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Mad in America Benzo Podcast 2018

 

Online Communities for Drug Withdrawal: What Can We Learn?
Dr. Josef Witt-Doerring, along with Dr. Daryl Shorter and, Dr. Thomas Kosten explore patient-led online communities for drug withdrawal, including BenzoBuddies: ...
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Online Communities for Drug Withdrawal: What Can We Learn?

 

Massachusetts Benzodiazepine Bill Testimony for S.1260 & H.2117: An Act relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics
On November 8, 2021, members of our coalition, the medical field and the general public testified before the Massachusetts Joint ...
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Massachusetts Benzodiazepine Bill Testimony for S.1260 & H.2117: An Act relative to benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepine hypnotics

Society of Forensic Toxicologists Annual Meeting 2019
Dr. Christy Huff and Dr. Josef Witt-Doerring attended the SOFT 2019 annual meeting in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Witt-Doerring presented ...
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Society of Forensic Toxicologists Annual Meeting 2019

Mad in America Benzo Podcast 2018
Chris Paige and Nicole Lamberson share their benzodiazepine harm experiences with James Moore for the Mad in America Podcast. Both Chris ...
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Mad in America Benzo Podcast 2018

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