In this Memoir Marjorie Meret-Carmen chronicles her painful 10 year journey through Benzo dependence and withdrawal.
While caring for her husband during his long decline and eventual demise from dementia, she was having trouble sleeping and having panic attacks during the day. Her doctor perscribed Ativan/Lorazepam (a Benzodiazepine) to help her.
This Memoir chronicles Marjories's journey through the labyrinth of dependence, grief, the agony of withdrawal, and recovery. She bares her soul with journal entries, poetry, and confessions of hopelessness.
As Marjorie began to recover, she decided to act on the knowledge and experience she gained to bring benzodiazepine prescribing practices to the forefront of public awareness. She organized The International Benzodiazepine Symposium, in September 2017, where benzodiazepine experts, addiction specialists, and medical practitioners from around the world came to find solutions to this age old pharmaceutical travesty that has compromised millions of peoples lives around the world.
|Publisher:||MMC Companies LLC|
|Edition description:||2nd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.19(d)|
About the Author
(Ativan), prescribed during her husband's long neurological decline and subsequent demise.
As the founder of Advocates for Social Reform, Marjorie works with Restorative Justice and Practices, finding solu-
tions to social issues that have been plaguing society for centuries.
Marjorie Meret-Carmen earned a Master's degree in
Education from Antioch University in 1979.
Table of Contents
Fragments on a Rising Moon
2009 – 2010: In Death We Did Part
2011: Another Lost Year
2012: Bottoming Out, Getting Out
2013: Living Benzo-free, Year Two
2014: Little Did I Know
2015: Repairing the Benzo Blunder
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