How Did Dr Jordan Peterson Get Addicted to Benzodiazepines?

Executive Summary

  • This is an amazing story of psychoactive drug use from a highly educated university professor that I put together through YouTube videos.


Dr. Jordan Peterson was a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto for most of their career. Around ten years ago, he broke through to international fame. This article originated when I found a YouTube video of Peterson discussing his antidepressant use from 2012.

How Benzodiazepines Create Addiction

In this video both Jordan’s daughter and Jordan give very strong endorsements to antidepressants and credit them with helping them enormously, and also propose that it would have been a good thing if Jordan’s father and grandfather had access to them.