Posts tagged with ‘benzodiazepines’

Abuse of Anti-Anxiety Meds Triples over Past 10 Years

More people are abusing benzodiazepines, which are pills that relieve anxiety, according to new research from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Although admissions for drug treatment rose by 11% between 1998 and 2008, it more than tripled for benzodiazepine abuse in the same period. Full Story