If I’d had all the information I needed when I first tried to come off Benzos, I’d have been off for over 10 years now, instead of just one.
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Despite being in a challenging climate BAT has been able to continue to deliver its services to those who need them, we have continued to support clients at our groups, provide 1-1 interventions and work with clients and GP’s to make sure their support is correct ... read more here

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 We are always grateful for donations - you can give as you shop  through Amazon Smile or donate via paypal to support@bataid.org   We are also delighted to receive cheques, made payable to Battle Against Tranquillisers, and sent to our office. Every donation enables us to continue our work helping people having problems with prescribed and illicit drugs of addiction and withdrawal.
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Mission statement
Our mission:
  • BAT is committed to reducing the harms caused by prescribed drugs of addiction and withdrawal.
Our commitment is to:
  • Anyone who has problems associated with these drugs, no matter how they became addicted to them.
  • The professionals who look after these people.
Which drugs are we talking about?
  • Benzodiazepines eg: diazepam, clonazepam, lorazepam,  temazepam, Xanax
  •  'Z drug'sleeping pills  eg: Zopiclone,  Zolpidem.
  •  Gabapentinoids:  Pregabalin,  Gabapentin.
  • Opioid painkillers eg:  Co-codamol, Tramadol, etc: