Centre for Evidence-Based Psychiatry
The dangers of antidepressants – this site documents homicides, inquest reports and news items
A collection of over 6,000 stories that have been reported in the media linking SSRI drugs to adverse outcomes
GSK: Licence to (K)ill (Documenting GSK and Seroxat)
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
Rosalind, a fellow sufferer, recently recovered after 40 years on nitrazepam. She is campaigning against benzodiazepines.
Useful background information about benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine withdrawal
Information about / reporting drug side effects
ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS
Recovery and Renewal, Helensburgh
Protracted withdrawal syndrome from benzodiazepines and antidepressants
The Ashton manual, produced by Professor Heather Ashton, University of Newcastle
Recovery Road provides information about all aspects of withdrawal and telephone/Skype consultations
Harm reduction guide to withdrawal
Action on Benzodiazepines and Legal Action
All Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence (UK)
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.