Links

Centre for Evidence-Based Psychiatry

http://cepuk.org

 

The dangers of antidepressants – this site documents homicides, inquest reports and news items 

http://antidepaware.co.uk

 

A collection of over 6,000 stories that have been reported in the media linking SSRI drugs to adverse outcomes

http://ssristories.org

 

GSK: Licence to (K)ill (Documenting GSK and Seroxat)

https://truthman30.wordpress.com

 

Benzodiazepines

http://www.benzo.org.uk is maintained by Ray Nimmo and documents in detail the battle against benzodiazepines over the decades.

Heather Ashton syndrome – a campaign to raise awareness of benzodiazepine withdrawal

http://www.heatherashtonsyndrome.org/ashton-syndrome-benzodiazepines-withdrawal-benzo.html

Rosalind, a fellow sufferer, recently recovered after 40 years on nitrazepam. She is campaigning against benzodiazepines.

www.beatingbenzos.com

 

Useful background information about benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine withdrawal

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzodiazepine

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benzodiazepine_withdrawal

 

Information about / reporting drug side effects 

www.rxisk.org/

 

ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS

Surviving antidepressants

http://survivingantidepressants.org

Benzobuddies

http://www.benzobuddies.org/forum/index.php?action=profile

Beating Benzos

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Beatingbenzos/

Recovery and Renewal, Helensburgh

https://www.facebook.com/groups/788401627903767/

Protracted withdrawal syndrome from benzodiazepines and antidepressants

https://www.facebook.com/groups/137119803021927/?fref=ts

 

The Ashton manual, produced by Professor Heather Ashton, University of Newcastle

http://www.benzo.org.uk/manual/

 

Recovery Road provides information about all aspects of withdrawal and telephone/Skype consultations

http://www.recovery-road.org

 

Harm reduction guide to withdrawal

http://willhall.net/comingoffmeds/

 

Action on Benzodiazepines and Legal Action

https://www.facebook.com/groups/benzodiazapineclassactionlawsuit/

 

 

 

 

 

All Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence (UK)

http://prescribeddrug.org

 

TV Programmes

These video clips of a TV Documentary made a big impression on me.  First of all the suffering of those featured is evident for all to see and the fact that this documentary was broadcast almost 30 years ago.

dangers of benzodiazapenes part 1: http://youtu.be/q2iZQ9tVSAU

dangers of benzodiazepnies part 2: http://youtu.be/OWHKri71qaE

The Cook Report, 1988 – Roger Cook confronts boss of drug company on golf course and is threatened with death!!  Boss says “good” when Cook accuses his company of creating thousands of drug “addicts”.  Features Prof Malcolm Lader.

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