Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise — National Addiction News

As public health officials tackle opioid addiction and overdoses, another class of prescription drugs has been contributing to a growing number of deaths across the United States. Benzodiazepines, such as Valium and Xanax, are commonly prescribed for anxiety and insomnia. The drugs are also highly addictive and can be fatal, especially when combined with alcohol […]

via Overdose Deaths Tied to Antianxiety Drugs Like Xanax, Klonopin, Valium & Others Continue to Rise — National Addiction News

LOU’S FOOTNOTES:

I’m telling you – right now it’s ALL about the opioid crisis.  Benzos are extremely underrated.  These are a silent, subtle killer, however.  I am sure the media will catch on eventually, not that it really matters, however.   BECOME EDUCATED.

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