Benzodiazepines Addiction Treatment
Benzodiazepines Usage Abuse
Benzodiazepines, or Benzos, as they are popularly called, are a very good remedy when used appropriately for anxiety or panic attacks. They can also be prescribed for seizures or convulsions. They should be prescribed on a temporary, as needed, basis for anxiety and panic attack issues – not for long term, daily usage. Unfortunately, these drugs are very easily found illegally, and providers don’t always prescribe them properly, or users doctor shop for additional prescriptions. It is very easy to get addicted when a user wants the mild state of euphoria and anxiety control to be constant, or the level of euphoria increased.
Treatment and Recovery
Alcohol abuse, with the anxiety it can produce, is often seen in conjunction with benzo usage, creating additional risks and problems for treatment. For high-performing executives and professionals, who want to be on top of their game all the time, excessive usage can lead to physical and psychological dependence on benzos. Treatment begins with a history of the triggers and path that led to abuse or addiction, including what other methods the client has tried to curb anxiety and panic attacks. The expert clinicians at Welwynn Outpatient Center will be better able to help you find your path to recovery when they know exactly what substances and usage patterns brought you to seek treatment. The needed treatment platforms will be found for your needs, with your input.
Detoxification from Benzos needs to be closely monitored for any complications, with the judicious use of medications to ease withdrawal symptoms when needed. The length of time this might take varies, depending on many factors, such as drugs used, extent of use, etc. With withdrawal management complete, other therapies will be needed to fully recover, and prevent relapse. Options may include individual counseling, group therapy, behavioral therapy and others, as determined by you and your clinicians.