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Shocking Details For Moms and Babies Trickling Out on Questionable Effexor (SNRI) Drug Marketing

Something shocking has been going on with the SNRI antidepressant drug Effexor since the drug was listed in the 2015 list of drugs to be banned, published by the European Medicines Agency (1). Equally shocking, there are hundreds more drugs banned in Europe, but not in the US or Canada. Various drugs, about 700 in Read More

Protein Isolate for Benzodiazepine Withdrawal

For those in Benzodiazepine withdrawal, such as those coming off Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, or other psychiatric medications, Dr Charles Popper, director of psychiatry at Harvard regularly uses protein isolate with patients interested in tapering off. He especially recommends protein isolate for benzodiazepine withdrawal. Dr. Popper makes it clear that when patients are using specialized treatments, Read More

Why the Phrase “Families Belong Together” Can be Triggering

Why the Phrase “Families Belong Together” Can be Triggering (unrelated to its actual intention, which we support). by Emily Sheera Cutler and Chaya Grossberg Over the past few weeks, numerous human rights activists have rallied against the forcible separation of immigrant families, using the slogan “Families Belong Together.” While we 100% could not agree more Read More

MediBee, An App for Psychiatric Med Withdrawal

guest blog by the MediBee team Health monitoring through technological devices is becoming popular. Many have scrapped pen and paper when initiating a withdrawal program, and now use excel sheets to track progress and monitor medicine dosages. MediBee is an app for psychiatric med withdrawal. Silvia Meyer, who is based in Denmark, has added an Read More

Alternatives to Chemical Restraints

Chemical restraints are pharmaceutical drugs used to sedate someone so they can be more easily controlled in a crisis or perceived crisis situation. They are usually tranquilizers, benzodiazepines such as Xanax or Attivan that are given in the form of an injection when they are not consented to. There are a variety of alternatives to Read More