Daily Mail article – Prof Malcolm Lader places blame on GPs.
British Medical Association calls for a 24-hour helpline and specialist services across the UK.
Radio 5 Live broadcast an hour long programme on the subject of benzodiazepine dependence and the stories were harrowing indeed. I spoke briefly in the late night programme in the second link provided below. The relevant segment starts at 40 minutes into the programme and there is a further segment at 1 hour 40 minutes.
Benzodiazepine Disaster – documentary by Shane Kenny, former radio presenter, Ireland
UK TV Programme features antidepressant side effects / withdrawal
Luke Montagu awarded damages
British Medical Association Board of Science report – October 2015
Prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal – building a consensus for action