Latest client stories

We provide counselling and support for people dependent on tranquillisers (benzodiazepines) while raising awareness of the risk of dependency associated with long term prescribing of benzodiazepines.

A letter from Merideth

In 1994 I was prescribed benzodiazepines (Diazepam and Temazepam) by a psychiatrist who was helping me work through some hideous childhood sexual abuse experiences.

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Brian's Story

I want to begin by saying that this IS a recovery story, and for all of you out there who are still suffering to varying degrees, please don’t give up.

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Sarah's story

Sarah, the mother of two young children, was originally prescribed a benzodiazepine after the death of her child. After some months, she found herself gradually increasing the dose in an attempt to manage escalating symptoms of anxiety.

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Our friendly, no fuss helpline

 Provides evidence-based information about benzodiazepines, anxiety, insomnia and withdrawal support for callers with concerns about benzodiazepines.

Discover our resources

Reconnexion have published a useful guide, 'the Benzodiazepine Toolkit' as a resource for our clients. Feel free to download the Toolkit or explore our helpful information about anxiety, depression, Benzodiazepines (Sleeping Pills & Tranquillisers), insomnia and more...

Download The Benzodiazepine ToolkitExplore fact sheets

Our Help Line -
1300 273 266

The telephone support line operates from Monday to Friday 9:00 -5:00 and our trained volunteers are available to provide information and support for any callers.

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Our support line service would not be possible without the help of our amazing volunteers. Are you interested in volunteering? Find out more >