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Briefing notes on the harms of prescribed drug dependency

The Council for Evidence-based Psychiatry created a briefing note for the APPG for Prescribed Drug Dependence, titled ‘The Harmful Effects of Overprescribing Benzodiazepines, Antidepressants and other Psychiatric Medications’. The briefing note can be downloaded here. Harry Shapiro, drug information and policy analyst, created a report on the harms associated with opioid dependency, titled ‘Opioid painkiller […]

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Launch of APPG for Prescribed Drug Dependence

The APPG for Prescribed Drug Dependence was launched at a meeting held in the House of Lords on 30 June 2015.  The APPG will be chaired by Paul Flynn MP, with David Tredinnick MP, Lord Patel of Bradford, Baroness Masham of Ilton and the Earl of Sandwich all elected as co-chairs. The Council for Evidence-based […]

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