drug dependency

The government has a moral duty to help those harmed by prescribed dependence forming drugs

This “ open letter by healthcare professionals ” calls for specialist NHS services to support patients harmed by taking prescription medications. Published in the British Medical Journal, the letter begins: “This week, BBC1’s Panorama drew sharp attention to the problem of prescribed drug dependence and…
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‘Thirty years on, I still have symptoms from taking benzodiazepines’

This report by David Cox has been published in The Telegraph. It begins: “In the 1970s and 1980s, vast numbers of people in the UK began taking benzodiazepines, a group of drugs more commonly known as tranquillisers, for stress, anxiety and…
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The Systematic Corruption of Global Mental health: Book One – Prescribed Drug Dependence

The author says: “As a medical doctor with 35 years’ experience and a psychotherapist for 15 years, it has been clear to me for over two decades that there is a subtle but powerful systematic corruption within global mental health….
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