July 13, 2020

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Relapse Prevention During Klonopin Withdrawal

This is the fourth article of the five-part series Benzodiazepines: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You. Read part three, Professional Help for Benzo Withdrawal is Essential for Success. Klonopin is a long-acting benzodiazepine, which means that Klonopin withdrawal will typically start between two and seven days after the last dose and may last for eight weeks …

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The Incredible Recovery of Todd “Z-man” Zalkins, Part I

Todd Zalkins is lucky to be alive. In 2007, after a 17-year addiction to OxyContin and other prescription opioid painkillers, Zalkins checked himself in to a treatment center for help beating one of the worst cases of painkiller addiction his doctor had ever seen. Zalkins’ severe opioid addiction and subsequent recovery is the subject of …

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