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Benzodiazepines | The Gifts That Keep on Giving

Benzodiazepine

Numero uno reason for my request was seeing more and more cases of inexplicable cognitive and physical symptoms in folks who've used benzos for extended periods of time. The other reason was knowing there's much more emphasis on the dangers of long-term benzo use in the UK vs. the US...

I tell myself, ‘I must go on.’ But why?

PTSD

Take a look at the image. Study it for a moment. Notice the tension in the hand, fingers, and wrist. Look at the worn fingernails. It's an all-out clenching for survival, don't you think? Is that how "life" is for you? Tap-on-in and let's talk...

Chipur Reader Patricia Featured in The Washington Post

Major Depressive Disorder

If you frequent Chipur you know it's a haven of sharing, learning, and healing for those enduring mood and anxiety disorders. That makes this a community, and one of our members recently shared some very cool news...

When Parted Parents Refuse to Get It Right There’s Only One True Loser

Major Depressive Disorder

From guest poster Vivian: We always hear about the deadbeat dad – the father that doesn’t pay his child support, doesn’t spend time with his children, and wreaks havoc in his ex’s life. What we don’t hear about is the malicious mom: the mother who selfishly uses her child to harm her ex...

May 2015 Be a Special Year of Renewal and Growth

Major Depressive Disorder

How does it go for you? I mean, is January 1st just another day in the life ("I read the news today, oh boy.")? Or do you find value in opening that brand-new calendar? For the record, I'm into the fresh start, rear-view mirror, new calendar approach...