“The Next U.S. Drug Crisis”: Benzodiazepines

“The Next U.S. Drug Crisis”: Benzodiazepines

Headlines discussing anti-anxiety medications as "The Next U.S. Drug Crisis" are cute, but misleading. No, this is not a novel problem. This was not created overnight. Just because it is just now getting more media attention does not mean people have not been dealing with this 'drug crisis' for years. . . What are benzos? [...]

Exhaustion. 2 weeks of it. I’m tired.

Exhaustion. 2 weeks of it. I’m tired.

It's been 2 weeks.   2 weeks of an overwhelmingly overactive brain. 2 weeks of racing thoughts and rapid speech. 2 weeks of sleeping for 3 hours a night. 2 weeks of monitoring my own behavior to ensure that I stay within the "normal" range of behavior associated with my personality. 2 weeks of being [...]