The Other Prescription Drug Problem: ‘Benzos’ Like Valium and Xanax
Article from Healthline by Temma Ehrenfeld
In her article Temma Ehrenfeld says, "We’ve heard plenty about the opioid epidemic. But there’s another less recognized prescription drug problem: benzodiazepines like Ativan, Xanax, Valium, and Klonopin. While doctors are prescribing fewer painkillers, prescriptions for these anti-anxiety drugs are still going up."
This article discusses the dangers of benzos and how they are often being overprescribed leading to abuse.