Videos - Benzodiazepines

Learn about how benzodiazepines act on the body, the risk of dependence, how to recognise dependence and how to withdraw safely.

The role of benzodiazepines

How benzodiazepines work

The risks associated with long-term use of benzodiazepines

Benzodiazepine dependence

Benzodiazepine withdrawal

Recognising and seeking help for benzodiazepine dependence

Helping someone with benzodiazepine dependence

Treatment options for benzodiazepine dependency

Preparing to reduce benzodiazepine use

Avoid combined use of benzodiazepines with other drugs

What to do if you've been prescribed a combination of opioid and benzodiazepine