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Tips for Talking About Benzos to Doctors, Therapists, and Family

Updated: Mar 22, 2023

Do you find it hard to talk with your physician or psychiatrist about benzos? How about with your counselor or family and friends? This is a far too common problem in the benzo community, and we’re here to help.

In today’s episode, we share seven tips for talking about benzos with the people in your life. We also share a benzo story from New Mexico, discuss a comment about finding peace-of-mind, and talk about the willingness to make mistakes during our withdrawal.

Video ID: BFP058


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00:57 Introduction

12:50 Mailbag

15:44 Benzo Story

22:17 FEATURE: Talking About Benzos

51:39 Moment of Peace



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