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No New Posts Benzo-free Celebrations (& Milestones)

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 attain significant milestones in your journey to recovery.

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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:

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Benzodiazepine Withdrawal & Recovery Support

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A cache of useful reference materials generated by both members and non-members.

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No New Posts Planning Your Withdrawal (Taper Plans)

Help with deciding your plan of attack and creation of your personalized withdrawal schedule

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Child Boards: Direct Simple Tapers, Substitution, Titration
No New Posts Withdrawal Support

For moral support and feedback during your benzodiazepine withdrawal (taper).

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Support and feedback for any problems you might experience after you have completed your taper/withdrawal.

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For discussion of remedial action only - none of these are recommended as options unless following very short-term use.

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More Support

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

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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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Support and tips for managing anxiety and panic attacks.

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

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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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General discussion space for non-support orientated benzodiazepine topics: science, studies, research, theory, issues, or even pet theories. The use of supporting evidence and citations are greatly appreciated!

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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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