Welcome to BenzoBuddies

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No New Posts Benzo-free Celebrations

Let us help you celebrate being benzo free by starting a thread here, this board is not intended to be used as a blog, but feel free to post updates as you reach certain milestones.

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We strongly encourage members to post their Success Stories. It can be an invaluable source of inspiration for those still tapering or recovering to read how others have returned to (near) normal health. When posting your story, you should be:

  • benzodiazepine-free for at least two months;
  • (mostly) recovered from your experience;
  • feeling positive about the future and this should be reflected in your Success Story.

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Planning Your Taper

No New Posts General Taper Plans

For general taper enquiries and help with direct taper plans from your present benzodiazepine (ie pill-splitting).

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No New Posts Substitution Taper Plans

Help and support for substitution tapers.

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No New Posts Titration Taper Plans

Help with liquid titration preparation and withdrawal schedules.

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Benzodiazepine Withdrawal & Recovery Support

No New Posts Withdrawal Support (during your taper)

For moral support, general information and feedback during your benzodiazepine withdrawal (taper). Please post to the 'Planning Your Taper' boards for help with devising taper plans.

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No New Posts Post-withdrawal Recovery Support

Support and feedback for when you have completed your taper/withdrawal.

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No New Posts Cold Turkey, Detox & Rapid Withdrawal

For help and support for the problems and issues associated with sudden or rapid withdrawal of benzodiazepines. Please note, outside of exceptional circumstances, rapid withdrawal of benzodiazepines is ill-advised and potentially dangerous. Please read the stickied post for further information.

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Please use this space for the creation of non-personal support groups.

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More Support

No New Posts Insomnia

Having trouble sleeping? If your problems are caused by benzodiazepine withdrawal or not, please post here with your concerns, tips, and recommendations. You're free to discuss sleep aids and therapies associated with insomnia.

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No New Posts Anxiety

Support and tips for managing anxiety and panic attacks.

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No New Posts Other Medications

For issues arising out of poly-drug use and withdrawal; drug interactions; and how other prescribed and over-the-counter medicines might affect benzodiazepine withdrawal.

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No New Posts General Health & Wellbeing

Conventional/mainstream discussion and support for better health & nutrition.

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The Nexus

No New Posts Accentuate the Positive!

Inspirational stories, art, literature, poetry, and the like. What helps make your benzodiazepine withdrawal more bearable?

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No New Posts Chewing the Fat

For non-support orientated benzodiazepine discussions. Perhaps you have a pet theory or personal experience you would like to share, or would like to discuss the state of benzodiazepine research.

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No New Posts Benzos in the News

General news media items about benzodiazepines, other medications, and related subjects.

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Archives

No New Posts Archived Board: Withdrawal & Recovery Support

This board has been superseded. Please post new topics, as appropriate, to the two new boards, Withdrawal Support (during your taper) and Post-withdrawal Recovery Support.

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