All benzodiazepines carry equal risk for injury. Drug companies are shielded from all liability. Those of us who have endured and survived the unfathomable that is benzo injury are living proof that anxious states can absolutely be managed without depending on a neurotoxin. The same dependable tools we use are available to everyone – and they carry zero injury risk. It is one of the gifts of the freedom we earn as survivors. Many of us remain injured, but we discover coping skills that we can rely upon. These should be the first approach for managing anxiety – not harmful synthetic compounds. So many of the injured wish they could return to their original levels of anxiety.