Substance Use - Benzodiazepines


Clinical Guidelines

Information and Resources for

Health Care Professionals

Information and Resources for

Older Adults and Care Partners

Benzodiazepine Use Among Older Adults

Benzodiazepines are the most prescribed psychiatric medication for older adults. Despite agreement that these types of medications should be avoided whenever possible, they continue to be frequently prescribed.


Are you a health care professional?

Learn about our clinical guidelines on benzodiazepines to best support older adults in your care.

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Are you an older adult or care partner? 

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