In a very simplified way, this video explains how benzodiazepines affect the nervous system and body.
This video was created by the Benzodiazepine Action Work Group (BAWG) at the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse as part of the Recovering from Benzodiazepines Peer Support Training Course. To learn more about this course, please visit https://benzopeertraining.org. For more information about the Benzodiazepine Action Work Group, visit: https://benzoaction.org
Video ID: BAWGTraining001
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00:00 Introduction 00:27 The Key Players 02:13 Binding of Benzos 02:43 Balance and the Brain 03:03 Tolerance, Dependence, & Withdrawal 03:40 The Car Analogy 04:56 Withdrawal Symptoms 05:33 Why Do Symptoms Persist? 06:22 Take Home Messages 06:56 Support is Essential 07:15 Closing
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— Recovering from Benzodiazepines for Peer Specialists — https://benzopeertraining.org
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PRODUCTION TEAM — Produced by: The Benzodiazepine Action Work Group
— Project Lead / Writing: Nicole Lamberson, PA — Animation / Video Production: Jay Billups (JBCM Media Production) — Narration: D E Foster — Consortium / Program Management: Shayna Micucci
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