The blissful escape of benzodiazepines helped me cope with depression and anxiety, but my life ended up falling apart around me.
Cracking down on the legal supply is not a solution. In fact, it could spell disaster.
Pharmaceutical marketing is often said to be a key cause of the opioid crisis. That doesn't explain the deadly rise of benzos.
This interactive map humanizes the opioid epidemic.
And trying to get off of it was even worse.
Cornell told his wife he “may have taken an extra Ativan or two” the day of his suicide.
Eight-year-old Rusty has had anxiety her whole life.
Rehab centers are bound by tight regulations governing who can receive treatment, which means many addicts are turned away.