Benzodiazepine Hotline

352.771.2700  24/7, Toll-free, Confidential

Benzodiazepine, known by its brand names Xanax, Ativan, Klonopin and Valium (to name a few), is most commonly prescribed for anxiety disorders. Used only to treat legitimate medical disorders diagnosed by a doctor, “benzos” are very addictive and can become habit-forming for regular users within six months or less. Left unchecked, consumption of this drug can lead to fatal overdose.

If you or someone you know is dependent on this substance, help is closer than you think. Call our benzodiazepine hotline today and we will get you the care you need to break free from addiction.

What Is a Benzodiazepine Hotline?

The Recovery Village’s benzodiazepine helpline is your direct connection to caring specialists who know addiction inside and out. They will talk with you about your situation and ask questions to get a feel for what you’re going through before recommending treatment options. Each call is completely confidential, so calling our hotline is your chance to ask questions and be honest about your condition in a safe space. If you’re ready to get started with treatment, your specialist will also be equipped to get you into a detox program at one of The Recovery Village facilities.

When Should I Call a Benzodiazepine Hotline?

Our benzodiazepine 24 hour hotline can help you take the first step toward recovery, but it cannot provide emergency services. If you or someone you know is in a life-threatening or overdose state, call 911 immediately.

Suspect a benzodiazepine overdose? Call 911 if someone exhibits any of these mental or physical symptoms:

  • Seizures
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Slurred speech
  • Mental confusion
  • Balance problems
  • Shallow, slow or labored breathing
  • Slowed heart rate
  • Slow reflexes
  • Dilated pupils
  • Physical weakness
  • Pale, cold skin
  • Coma
  • Lightheadedness
  • Blurred vision
  • Fainting

If your situation is not life-threatening, our free benzodiazepine hotline will help you or a loved one get into the right treatment program as soon as you’re ready. “Benzos” don’t have to take control of your life. Safe, effective care is available to you when you’re ready to break free from with addiction. Our hotline can be your first step.

What Questions Will a Benzodiazepine Hotline Counselor Ask?

When you call our hotline, our counselors will ask a series of questions to assess your situation, including drug usage and history. They want to first determine that your immediate situation is safe (not requiring emergency services) before talking through your current struggles with benzodiazepines.

Questions asked may include:

  • Determining whether you are in an emergency situation
  • What kind of “benzos” you’re using and how you’re taking them
  • Identifying any co-occurring conditions such as anxiety
  • Verifying whether you want to seek treatment or not
  • Whether or not our programs match your specific needs

Will My Phone Call Be Confidential?

When calling our benzodiazepine hotline, you can rest assured that your phone call will be completely confidential. Everything you discuss will be between you and your counselor only, and any and all information talked about will be used to get you into the right treatment program for you. Our lines are open 24/7 and are toll-free so you can call anytime. We are always ready to help.

Can I Start the Treatment Process When Calling This Hotline?

Yes. After discussing your current situation, our intake coordinators will talk you through your options for treatment and which ones will be best suited to your specific needs. If you are ready and willing to begin the recovery process at one of our facilities, our specialists may be able to get you approved and into detox within a day.

National Hotlines

Emergencies and Crisis Situations

Emergency
In the United States, 911 will connect you with law enforcement or first responders.

  • 911
  • Available 24 Hours

The National Poison Control Center
This service offers confidential and free contact with poisoning professionals.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
This hotline helps prevent suicide by connecting individuals with free, confidential emotional support.

Mental Health Disorders

The National Mental Health Association
This hotline will help connect you with the appropriate care for a variety of mental health issues.

Drug Abuse and Addiction

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAMHSA’s national hotline offers free referral and information services in both English and Spanish.

Benzodiazepine Hotline
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Benzodiazepine Hotline was last modified: June 1st, 2017 by The Recovery Village