This HND piece examines the country's most UN-heralded drug problem. I'm talking about benzodiazepines--aka "benzos." This class of drugs is not only very addictive, but it is extremely difficult to wean yourself off them. Some patients go on tapers of decreasing the dose 1-2% per MONTH.
We give you plenty of depressing facts and figures, and quote well-regarded sources, including Drs. Kelly Brogan and Peter Breggin. Don't miss this one.
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