Getting Off

“Long-term use of antidepressants is surging in the United States, according to a new analysis of federal data by The New York Times. Some 15.5 million Americans have been taking the medications for at least five years. The rate has almost doubled since 2010, and more than tripled since 2000.” In many cases, the use of these antidepressants is really helping people. The trouble comes when they try to get off the drugs. From the NYT: Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit.

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