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If you are currently taking a benzodiazepine or a Z-drug (sleeping pill), or you have stopped taking your medication but are experiencing withdrawal symptoms, you are in the right place.

This website educates about the dangers of benzos and their chemical cousins, Z-drugs, and the symptoms associated with withdrawal. You’ll find advice on how to cope, survive and thrive in withdrawal.

 Benzo Withdrawal Help Private Group

The Benzo Withdrawal Help private community was so unique that The Huffington Post published an article about it! Another private group will be available this summer.



World Benzodiazepine Awareness Day!

July 11, Dr. Heather Ashton’s birthday, has been designated as Word Benzodiazepine Awareness Day. You can order a tee shirt and wear to show your commitment to educating about the dangers of these drugs. Let’s unite and work together to get the word out that these drugs are harming people.

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The question that all of my coaching clients in benzo withdrawal ask is, “Does it end?” YES! It does. One day.

The best way to navigate benzo withdrawal is with education about the processacceptance, patience, distraction, faith in God, and being kind, loving, and compassionate with yourself. 

Please don’t allow the process of healing make you bitter. Open your heart and allow it to make you better. The finish line is up ahead. You’ll get there!

Bright blessings,

The Five (5) Things You Must Know About Benzo Withdrawal!

Read the five things you must know about benzo withdrawal. The article was written for Addictionblog.org
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What Doctors Won't Tell You About Benzo Withdrawal!

Read what doctors won’t tell you about benzo withdrawal. The article was written for Addictionblog.org
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If you would like information regarding benzo withdrawal coaching, a recovery relationship, webinars, education for the medical community, speaking engagements, workshops, or the private BWH community, please use the contact form. (After submitting your message, the form will disappear, but your message will be on its way.)

You may also call the office Monday – Friday, 9 a.m to 5 p.m Pacific. 650.372.5880. Please allow 24 hours for a response to your inquiry.

Dr. Leigh is unable to answer specific questions regarding withdrawal outside of a coaching relationship, group, or webinar. 

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Benzowithdrawalhelp.com website is in no way intended as either medical or legal advice. It is an educational and awareness site. I share my story, and the story of others, along with material from experts known to be of value to people in withdrawal.

The webmaster of this website is in no way engaged in any type of medical or legal advice, and/or any other kind of personal or professional services. All information contained in this website should in no way be substituted for medical or legal advice, and therefore, any information acquired through this website is utilized at your own risk.

No information contained in this website should be substituted for the advice of a lawyer, or physician, or therapist who is well-informed about benzodiazepine withdrawal.

Abrupt stopping of a benzodiazepine can be very dangerous and sometimes fatal. Always consult your prescriber if you are considering making any changes to your medication dose or schedule.

No responsibility shall be assumed for any inaccuracies or omissions with regards to any materials contained in this website.

The webmaster disclaims all responsibility and liability for either personal or property damages/injury arising from any use, ideas, applications or interpretations derived, either directly or indirectly, from any content contained in this website, or from any other source linked to this website.

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