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.
In 1994 I was prescribed benzodiazepines (Diazepam and Temazepam) by a psychiatrist who was helping me work through some hideous childhood sexual abuse experiences.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
Provides evidence-based information about benzodiazepines, anxiety, insomnia and withdrawal support for callers with concerns about benzodiazepines.
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
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.Learn more
Our support line service would not be possible without the help of our amazing volunteers. Are you interested in volunteering? Find out more >
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