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Benzodiazepines Resources

This site is dedicated to providing accurate information about psychiatric medications including their addictive nature and how to get help.

The following pages are resources you'll find useful in researching benzodiazepines (benzos) specifically and finding help if you need it.

Please read our disclaimer:

  • PMAG does not provide individual advice or respond to individual requests for assistance.
  • We encourage you to seek qualified medical support.

Recovery

If you need help recovering from benzo addiction, these resources can help:

Ashton Resources for Health Professionals

Dr. C. Heather Ashton is an expert in benzodiapines, including her taper method discussed in The Ashton Manual — detailed information on discontinuing and safe tapering off benzodiazepines.

Dr. Heather Ashton's Maine Benzodiazepine Conference Presentations (Oct./05)

Dr. Heather Ashton's lectures on Benzodiazepine Dependence and Withdrawal Methods to heath care providers in Victoria and Vancouver, B.C. are available on DVD:

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Policy

These pages deal with policy — things we can change to avoid problems in the future:

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www.psychmedaware.org/benzodiazepines.html
Updated November 25, 2012

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Disclaimer

Read our disclaimer:

  • PMAG does not provide individual advice or respond to individual requests for assistance.
  • We encourage you to seek qualified medical support.

Dr. Ashton's DVD

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