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My names Gomeril, I'm was heavily addicted to benzos for about 2 years and have recently gotten clean through the help of rehab. I've got 90 days now and I figure I might have something to share with this community that might be helpful.



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Hello, GOMERIL  :) - welcome to BenzoBuddies, and congratulations on becoming benzo free!


I'm so glad you decided to join the forum - you'll find plenty of information and support here. Our members have gone through all aspects of benzodiazepine use and withdrawal, so you'll be able to connect with others who understand what you're going through and can tell you what has worked for them.


Please feel free to post to any of the specialized boards, which can all be accessed from the BenzoBuddies Community Forum homepage. Based on the information provided in your introduction, the following links may be a good starting place for you.


Post-withdrawal Recovery Support


Cold Turkey, Detox & Rapid Withdrawal


When you have a chance, we highly recommend that you take a look at The Ashton Manual, which is an authoritative source on what to expect during withdrawal and recovery, authored by Dr. C. Heather Ashton, who is an expert in the field. It provides a great deal of information that can be very reassuring during any stage of this process, including a list of common symptoms with helpful explanations on the reasons for their existence.


For those who are currently tapering, we suggest reducing no faster than 5-10% every 10-14 days, and some taper even slower than that. One exception: very short-term users of a few weeks or less may be able to taper faster than that. 


Please take the time to Create a Signature. This will allow members to see where you are in the process, so that they can better support you.


Again, welcome!

Leslie  :smitten:

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Welcome Gomeril.

Congratulations on 90 Days...... :thumbsup:  I am interested in hearing more details.

Which Benzo(s)?

Did you Taper?

How are you feeling now?





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