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Darin Michael Shaw

Mdiv., MA

is a freelance collaborative writer specializing in mental health and addiction treatment related content. With degrees in divinity, theology and biblical studies, Darin specializes in connecting the Bible and science and demonstrating the ties between spiritual truths and evidence-based studies in his writing. Having spent 22 years in pastoral ministry before trading pulpit for pen, Darin gained extensive experience in individual, marital, and family counseling, and substance and behavioral addiction recovery. Bringing this experience and a pastor’s heart to his writing, Darin has become a leading content-creator in the field.

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What is Hangxiety?

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are a depressant and a sedative, typically used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Benzos are not intended to be taken long-term as they’re highly addictive, extended use can lead to both [...]

Benzo Withdrawal Symptoms

Benzodiazepines (benzos) are a depressant and a sedative, typically used to treat anxiety and insomnia. Benzos are not intended to be taken long-term as they’re highly addictive, extended use can lead to both [...]

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