Petition update

Prescription drug dependence: government launches investigation

James Moore
Caldicot, WLS, United Kingdom

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 (, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Prescribed Drug Dependence ( 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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