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How to Taper from Benzos (Part 2 of 2)

Updated: Mar 22, 2023

Have you taken an anti-anxiety drug long-term? Do you think you might be dependent? Do you want to know what to do next? We collected some of the most respected information on benzo tapering and provided it here in this two-part series.

In today’s episode, we look at possible complications, symptoms, when to take your last dose, and what it’s like when you’re finally benzo-free. We also answer a few questions on tapering and hear a story from San Diego, California.

Video ID: BFP042


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This episode is part of a 2-part series. Listen to Part 1 here:

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00:57 Introduction 06:12 Benzo Story 12:47 Feature 38:03 Q&A 54:02 Moment of Peace



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FEATURE: How to Taper from Benzos


The Podcast

The Benzo Free Podcast provides information, support, and community to those who struggle with the long-term effects of anxiety medications such as benzodiazepines (Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin, Valium) and Z-drugs (Ambien, Lunesta, Sonata).


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