Reconnexion publishes a range of practical, evidence-based resources for individuals and health professionals. All our resources are free. Our toolkit and fact sheets are downloadable; other resources may incur a postage charge.

The Benzodiazepine Toolkit

Download our most comprehensive resource for health practitioners looking to support clients to withdraw from benzodiazepines.

The Benzodiazepine Toolkit

Fact sheets

Benzodiazepines: what are they and how do they work?Benzodiazepine withdrawal symptomsAre your sleeping pills helping?Anxiety: Symptoms & treatmentPanic: Symptoms & treatmentMood management & Benzodiazepine withdrawalBenzodiazepine withdrawal: Family & friend guide

Sleep Resources

Sleep hygieneStrategies to support stimulus controlActivity ideas for night-timeRelaxation Techniques

Online program

Visit BZD Health

Other materials

Download our free guide for consumers reducing from benzodiazepines and recovering from withdrawal.

Step by step guide to reducing from Benzodiazepines

Practical tips to having the benzo conversations

"Role of the prescriber in supporting patients to discontinue benzodiazepines: a qualitative study." Erin Oldenhof, Timothy Mason, Jane Anderson-Wurf and Petra K Staiger BJGP 2021 Read the research paper here.

Listen to a podcast (15min) BJGP Interviews - The British Journal of General Practice Episode 30, 29th June 2021: Supporting patients to discontinue benzodiazepines.

Better Sleep Video

Contact us on 1300 273 266 to order the following resources

  • Better Sleep DVD: How to overcome sleeping problems (available in English, Arabic, Dinka, Hindi, Mandarin and Somali)
  • The Better Sleep Booklet: information and strategies for improving your sleep 
  • Sweet Dreams: reducing the use of tranquilisers in aged care facilities
  • How to manage a panic attack (wallet-sized card)
  • What you should know about tranquilisers (DL card with wallet-sized pop-out)
  • RESTT: self-care (postcard)
  • Reconnexion brochure (free)

NPSMedicinewise Collaborative Resources

Benzodiazepine Tapering AlgorithmLowering your benzodiazepine dose