PODCASTS AND RADIO

Podcasts and radio airings often open up a meaningful dialogue with those who study, treat and have experienced the benzodiazepine withdrawal syndrome. Usually airing around July 11, these conversations can bring issues with benzodiazepines and withdrawal to the fore.

Contact us if you would like to share a podcast or radio show on benzodiazepines for World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day!

Podcasts by Year

2016

September 21, 2016

The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour: Dr. Peter Breggin interviews W-BAD co-founder, Wayne Douglas.

2017

June 19, 2017

Mad in America’s World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day MIA interviews Professor Malcolm Lader, YouTuber Jocelyn Pedersen, and W-BAD co-founder Barry Haslam.

July 3, 2017

(Part 1/2) The Cosmic Joke: When Meds Make Things Worse: Andrea Doom interviews Heather Solimine, a W-BAD campaigner with lived experience of benzodiazepine injury,  for World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day. (Part 2/1)

October 25, 2017

The Dr. Peter Breggin Hour: Dr. Peter Breggin interviews W-BAD co-founder, Wayne Douglas.

2018

July 11, 2018

Mad in America podcast, Hosted by James Moore: World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day 2018 episode. Guests: Dr. Josef Witt-Doerring; therapist and campaigner Chris Paige, and investigative journalist Robert Whitaker

Radio Shows by Year

2017

September 14, 2017

89.7 WGBH Boston Mass. Lawmakers Consider Regulating Certain Anti-Anxiety and Insomnia Medications.

2018

July 11, 2018

Talk Radio Europe, Hosted by Stacey Pinkerton: Guests: Dr. Christy Huff of Benzodiazepine Information Coalition; James Moore, campaigner and podcast host on “Mad in America” and “Let’s Talk Withdrawal”; Fiona French, a campaigner from Scotland.

Topic: Prescribed physical dependence on medications (benzodiazepines and antidepressants, etc)

July 11, 2018

Dr. Peter Breggin Hour: Wayne Douglas, W-BAD’s co-founder and organizer, talks with Dr. Peter Breggin about World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day and iatrogenic harms from prescribed benzodiazepines.