Recovery Road provides self-help information, coping tools and other resources for individuals affected by withdrawal and dependency on sleeping pills, other benzodiazepine tranquillisers, Z-drugs and antidepressants, their families, counsellors, doctors and others who provide care. The information on this site is relevant to anyone wanting to know more about dependency and withdrawal from benzodiazepines and/or antidepressants.
Some of the sections on the Recovery Road website are:
- About Benzodiazepines
- About Antidepressants
- Impact: A summary of the various ways withdrawal affects the different areas of life such as finances, relationships, children, emotions, and post-traumatic reactions. This section includes an animated video about some of these effects.
- Acceptance: Tips for accepting the feelings and withdrawal symptoms you are experiencing, rather than attempting to resist or fight them. This section also includes an animated video.
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