Are Benzos (Benzodiazepines) the Next “Opioid” Crisis?

When Rachel Ziegler was 22, her doctor prescribed 0.5 mg of Xanax once a day to treat generalized anxiety and panic attacks. “I don’t recall ever discussing a potential stopping point,” says Ziegler, who works as a chemistry-lab technician at the University of Illinois, “but I do remember asking her if I would become addicted.” … Continue reading Are Benzos (Benzodiazepines) the Next “Opioid” Crisis?

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This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious & Even Paranoid

It’s a cruel irony that the very people who could benefit from weed’s relaxing effects are often the ones who don’t feel them. This article originally appeared on VICE US.  Remember people, this is a MIND ALTERING DRUG!!!!!!!   As a type A person—a generous understatement—I used to have high hopes that weed could give me … Continue reading This Is Why Weed Makes Some People Anxious & Even Paranoid

Antibiotics in Childhood Have Been Linked to an Increased Risk of Mental Illness

Hospitalization for an infection might leave you at greater risk for mental illness, according to a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry, which draws on data from youth in Denmark up to the age of 17 years. The authors also found that antibiotic use was associated with even higher risk for mental illness. This connection is thought … Continue reading Antibiotics in Childhood Have Been Linked to an Increased Risk of Mental Illness

3 Tips for Tapering Benzodiazepines or Sleep Meds (hypnotics)

I am posting the article below for those of you who insist on benzo tapering on your own - despite the risks of  VERY SERIOUS, EVEN FATAL SIDE EFFECTS.  You truly need to be tapered in a medically supervised setting (hospital or detox facility) by a board certified addictions medical doctor.  That all said, I … Continue reading 3 Tips for Tapering Benzodiazepines or Sleep Meds (hypnotics)

Mom Says ‘Zoloft Abducted Our Child And Killed Her’

I want to preface this article today by saying that I don't blog for any other purpose but to bring awareness in a very dangerous time when big pharma, prescription drugs and extremely bad health advice is out there.  After my own near death from a massive opioid overdose on 5/10/2008, I have been tirelessly … Continue reading Mom Says ‘Zoloft Abducted Our Child And Killed Her’

THE MARKETING OF MADNESS: ARE WE ALL INSANE? (Please Watch)

https://youtu.be/uFkivsEy3CI   https://youtu.be/db51opJFAsY The Marketing of Madness is the definitive documentary on the psychiatric drugging industry. Here is the real story of the high income partnership between psychiatry and drug companies that has created an $80 billion psychotropic drug profit center. But appearances are deceiving. How valid are psychiatrists’ diagnoses – and how safe are their … Continue reading THE MARKETING OF MADNESS: ARE WE ALL INSANE? (Please Watch)

ECT (Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy) is TORTURE & CAUSES BRAIN INJURY, Yet Psychiatrists Are Using it More & More – even on Little Children

CCHR makes their voice heard against electroconvulsive therapy, a psychiatric “treatment” that has never produced evidence of being safe or effective. Today it is being used on children aged five and younger in the name of “help,” and CCHR says, “Stop this abuse!” The dirty little secret of psychiatry's biggest weapon is now exposed.  Protect … Continue reading ECT (Electroconvulsive Shock Therapy) is TORTURE & CAUSES BRAIN INJURY, Yet Psychiatrists Are Using it More & More – even on Little Children

If You’re Taking Antidepressants And Have Health Issues, Reading This Is A MUST!

In our work with PIA's (People In Addiction), we have come to one certainty... they ALL have the common thread of despair.  Each and every single one of them have had serious emotional trauma in their lives that caused them to escape through drugs and alcohol.  I said EVERY SINGLE ONE!  Addiction is NOT a … Continue reading If You’re Taking Antidepressants And Have Health Issues, Reading This Is A MUST!

Your Answers Won’t Be Found In A Pill!

Need a pill for pain?  How about that pill for depression?  Can't sleep and feel you need a pill for that?  Can't handle anxiety, so you pop another pill to calm you down?  Too many side effects from all the pills so you take another pill for that?  The problem is that on the other … Continue reading Your Answers Won’t Be Found In A Pill!

Fear, Anxiety, Depression and the Link to Addiction

As true believers in Christ, we know that the Bible speaks volumes regarding fear, anxiety and depression.  What God says is that they are all demonic spirits that cause oppression if we submit to them. . For me, I no longer have any of these because I have learned to walk my faith and walk … Continue reading Fear, Anxiety, Depression and the Link to Addiction