We ANSWER some of the most common QUESTIONS that our readers ask about benzodiazepine withdrawal.
Have you been using benzodiazepines for more than two weeks as recommended? Individuals who’ve been on benzos for months or years, will probably require an inpatient treatment. How many people in the U.S. need benzo addiction treatment? Find the answers in this infographic.
Benzos are responsible for a range of psychological, cognitive and emotional problems. What are the behavioral and spiritual implications of benzodiazepines? Find out here.
Dependence and withdrawal from benzodiazepines can be a living hell. More on the growing epidemic and problems behind benzo use here, with a place for you to share your own personal story at the end.
How can you overcome dependency from prescription pills? We know of a book that can guide you through the process. Check out the crucial steps for making a full recovery written from the author’s personal experience. More here.
Do you find yourself caught in miscommunication with others? You will find these practical tips for improving your listening skills to nurture and grow love in recovery very useful. A book review and more on communication in addiction recovery here.
Benzodiazepine withdrawal can be debilitating. How can you support yourself during detox? Five (5) facts and considerations here. With a section at the end for your questions and comments.
The Huffington Post recently published one view on benzos and benzo withdrawal. Here’s a patient’s account of the reality of the situation and a plan for what needs to happen to prevent future suffering.
In this exclusive Q&A, we speak to Dr. Jennifer Leigh, Ph.D. about benzodiazepine medication(s) withdrawal. What kinds of protocols are best practice? Why do we get hooked in the first place? More here.
When and how does cognitive function improve after benzo detox? We explore a new study that combines data taken at six (6) months after acute withdrawal from benzodiazepines. More here.