Benzodiazepines: Old Medicines, New Concerns
The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, Volume 8, Number 3&4, May 2020
Kenneth Morford, MD
Assistant Professor and Program Director, Collaborative Behavioral Health & Addiction Medicine in Primary Care (CHAMP) at Yale School of Medicine.
Dr. Morford has disclosed that he has no relevant financial or other interests in any commercial companies pertaining to this educational activity.
Benzodiazepine use is on the rise, and is implicated with a significant portion of opioid-related overdose deaths. Dr. Morford gives the latest on benzodiazepine prevalence and suggests strategies to employ in addiction treatment settings when working with patients who use benzodiazepines.