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SeaWorld's Killer Whales Are Taking Benzos

By Bryan Le

Sea World admits to drugging their orcas with psychotropics - for their own good, apparently. MORE  

Benzo Withdrawal: A Scattered and Anxious Account

By Sophie Saint Thomas

After a few terrifying experiences, I recognized that benzos were no longer treating my anxiety but had instead become an unhealthy habit. MORE  

Ambien Zombies, Murder, and Other Disturbing Behavior

By Allison McCabe

The number one prescription sleep aid is becoming better known for triggering bizarre behavior than it is for treating insomnia. MORE  

Battling Benzos and "Climborexia"

By Jacob Slaton

Renowned rock climber Matt Samet first got hooked on starving himself to stay lean for his sport—and then to anti-anxiety meds. Now clean and sober, he tells The Fix how he lived to climb again. MORE  

How to Handle Panic Attacks

By Sue Smith

It figures: I get clean and start having crazy anxiety attacks. But here are some sobriety-friendly remedies. MORE  

Fifth Time’s a Charm

By Amy Dresner

I’ve been going to rehab for the past 15 years. But this is my last one—I hope.  MORE  

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