What are the risks of taking benzodiazepines as prescribed?

World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day (W-BAD) seeks to raise global awareness about iatrogenic benzodiazepine dependence and the dangers of its adverse effects and associated withdrawal syndrome, which can last years.

People taking this medication exactly as prescribed are being damaged.

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INFORMATION FOR VICTIMS

Discovering that you are a victim or potential...

INFORMATION FOR VICTIMS

Discovering that you are a victim or potential...

MATERIALS

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MATERIALS

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PROFILE PICTURES FOR W-BAD

One of the simplest ways to observe World...

PROFILE PICTURES FOR W-BAD

One of the simplest ways to observe World...

U.S. – GET STATE RECOGNITION OF W-BAD

Resolution of U.S. states to observe World...

U.S. – GET STATE RECOGNITION OF W-BAD

Resolution of U.S. states to observe World...

W-BAD BLOG

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Amy’s Campaign for World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day 2017

by Amy Gaither

Leading up to W-BAD 2017 my boyfriend and I...

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Benzodiazepine Beliefs and Street Epistemology: Could You Be Making a Rationalization?

“Better the hard truth, I say, than the comforting fantasy.” ― Carl...

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Tricia’s Story for World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day

by Tricia Leimbach

Let's just say that fear has been a...

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CHANGE THROUGH UNITY

On July 11, all whose lives have been impacted by iatrogenic benzodiazepine damage can stand in solidarity to spread awareness and effect change.

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