Detoxing from Anti-Anxiety Medications (benzos) Without Medical Supervision Can be Deadly
The physical and emotional effects of detoxing is excruciating and should never be attempted on one’s own. It is crucial that any detox be administered by a team of medical professionals who are trained to provide a clinical and comfortable withdrawal process, as an unsupervised detox can lead to death. Allow our experienced staff at Magnolia Ranch Recovery assist you in a soothing and safe detoxification. We’ve helped hundreds of people detox safely and reach long-term recovery.
How do you overdose on anti-anxiety medications?
Traditional benzodiazepines taken alone are rarely associated with lethal overdoses, but when combined with other sedatives or alcohol the risk dramatically increases.
How can I detox safely?
Medications help reduce or eliminate cravings, ease anxiety, and help the individual transition more gently from an abrupt cessation from using.
An accredited detox facility provides the care necessary for a safe withdrawal process. This Includes an individually prescribed and medically supervised detox program, a team of therapists to manage physical and emotional conditions, as well as a nurturing and safe environment, complete with the comforts of home, without the risk of relapse.
What Do I Do After Detox?
After completing a detox, relapse rates range from 65% to 80% just one month after completion. However, those who remained in a treatment program were up to 10 times more likely to maintain abstinence. It is crucial to plan a post-detox treatment plan and consider an in-patient program to sustain the best chance for long-term recovery.