Prescription drug dependence: government launches investigation
Jan 25, 2018 — Dear All
As some of you will have seen, there was a great deal of media interest in Prescribed Drug Dependence yesterday (Jan 24th). This is due to the sustained efforts of the Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry (http://cepuk.org), the All Party Parliamentary Group on Prescribed Drug Dependence (http://prescribeddrug.org) and others too.
If you wanted to read the coverage, here are links:
In the Guardian:
The Guardian is also seeking personal experiences:
On BBC News online:
The Daily Mail online:
Pulse today (a magazine for General Practitioners):
This is a huge step forward in acknowledging and recognising the plight of so many affected by dependence on, and withdrawal from, a range of psychiatric medications. If you contributed yesterday, thank you for making your voice heard.
Thank you, as always, for your support.
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