Coronavirus Covid-19 Update

    We continue to work together to reduce the impact of COVID-19 on our community.   Read our update here.

New Research - BDZ Digital Health

We recently published a research paper with Fed Uni that provides early evidence on our BDZ Digital Health Program. It shows that the program is effective in supporting individuals to safely reduce their benzodiazepines and z-drugs. Follow the link below to learn more...

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The Sleep Better Program

Due to overwhelming demand, Reconnexion is pausing intake for the Better Sleep Program until further notice. We hope to offer this free service to Victorians again soon.

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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.

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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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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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 >