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

Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise

As public health officials tackle opioid addiction and overdoses, another class of prescription drugs has been contributing to a growing number of deaths across the United States. Benzodiazepines, such as Valium and Xanax, are commonly prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. … Continue reading Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise

Prominent Psychiatrist Speaks Frankly as to Why Antidepressants Are So Dangerous

When one of the world’s leading psychiatrist issues such a severe warning about antidepressants, we should probably listen. In 1994 Dr. Allen Francis chaired the committee that assembled the DSM-IV, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, which is sometimes referred … Continue reading Prominent Psychiatrist Speaks Frankly as to Why Antidepressants Are So Dangerous

Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

Melissa Ellis, now 24, started using Xanax when she was in high school. Nationwide, treatment experts say they’re seeing a surge in Xanax use disorders among adolescents and young adults. BALTIMORE — Teen drug use during the summer often goes … Continue reading Teen Xanax Abuse Is Surging

This Common Drug Combo Raises Your Risk of Lethal Overdose Fivefold

NEVER Blindly Trust Your Doctor. Be 99% Of Your Own Medical Care By Working Together As A Team Where YOU Do Your Due Diligence And Research, Research, Research! ~ NationalAddictionNews Story at-a-glance Drug overdoses are the leading cause of death … Continue reading This Common Drug Combo Raises Your Risk of Lethal Overdose Fivefold

Psychiatrist Says: More Psychiatry Means More Shootings

   Dr Peter Breggin, MD (Psychiatrist) By Peter Breggin, MD February 26, 2018 In late September 2016, a few days after Nikolas Cruz turned 18 and became old enough to buy a gun, the Department of Children and Families sent … Continue reading Psychiatrist Says: More Psychiatry Means More Shootings

Autopsy Shows Las Vegas Shooter Was Taking Benzos

Just a preface to the article below…  ALL addictive drugs, without exception, carry the ability to cause actions in the body that are completely opposite to the drug’s original intent.  In other words benzodiazepines can cause severe agitation and psychosis … Continue reading Autopsy Shows Las Vegas Shooter Was Taking Benzos

Benzodiazepine Abuse Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects

What are Benzodiazepines? For those of you who are unaware of what Benzodiazepines are and may even be unaware that you’re taking them, here are a few names you may be familiar with.  These are, by no means, a complete list as there are many brands and generics.  These are just a few common ones: alprazolam (Xanax, Xanax XR) clobazam (Onfi) clonazepam (Klonopin) clorazepate (Tranxene) chlordiazepoxide (Librium) diazepam (Valium, Diastat Acudial, Diastat) estazolam (Prosom is a discontinued brand in the US) lorazepam (Ativan) Benzodiazepines are a class of depressants that affect the central nervous system and are used as a sedative … Continue reading Benzodiazepine Abuse Causes, Statistics, Addiction Signs, Symptoms & Side Effects

Dereck Merrill survives drug overdose, vegetative state

Dereck Merrill was severely injured by a drug overdose. Some doctors suggested it was time to pull the plug, but his family saw something. Kim Muncy’s 25-year-old son lay on an emergency room table, unresponsive and unconscious. A drug addict … Continue reading Dereck Merrill survives drug overdose, vegetative state

Benzos Are LETHAL & Withdrawal is Worse then ANY Other Drug!

by Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Psy.D. Benzo Awareness Is Coming Of Age Alexander Zaitchik shoved the dangers of benzodiazepine into the spotlight with his edgy article “Is It Bedtime For Benzos?” re-published by the Huffington Post, June 25, 2015. I’m over … Continue reading Benzos Are LETHAL & Withdrawal is Worse then ANY Other Drug!

Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?

Why come to ToGiveYouHope.com for Online Help with your Rx Drug Addiction? Affordability: We will work with you for a donation of any size whatsoever. No one should ever have to die from an addiction simply because they can’t pay! … Continue reading Why do you need HELP NOW for your Rx Drug Addiction?

Today’s Word on Benzodiazepines

Valium, Xanax, Librium, Ativan, and Klonopin have become as common as over the counter household aspirin, and are all too often prescribed for more than 90 days by doctors who either want you coming back (money money money $$$) to … Continue reading Today’s Word on Benzodiazepines