If anyone ever reads this I would love to hear from people. I would love to hear your stories and answers to these questions...
Why were you put on benzos?
How long were you on them?
When did you notice there was a problem or decide you wanted off?
Did you have any prior medical issues or underlying mental health issues?
What kind of work were you doing before benzo?
What were the top 3 stressful things going on in your life BEFORE benzos. And now?
If you have healed, how long did you taper and how long did it take you to heal?
What were the top 5 coping strategies that you used that you would share with others?
What were the top 5 things you thing you did wrong during this process?
Was this process spiritual for you or did you just view it as a medical-mental/physical issue to overcome?
What are the gifts that you received after going through this experience?
Who/what were your top supporters?
If you could create the perfect benzo center what would it look like and what would it offer?
If you could give one parting piece of advice...what would it be?
Someone who found themselves accidentally dependent and suffered an iatrogenic injury from medications that were prescribed. Sharing experience, strength and hope with others. This is written as a person on this winding path and NOT as a professional. Please contact a licensed professional for any medical/psychological care or advice. This is NOT a substitute for medical or psychological care. What is written here reflects my own personal experience ONLY.