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- September 28, 2013 at 9:52 am#31119AnonymousInactive
Channel four, Firefly Film and Television Productions in England are
making a series of shows on addictions. As part of the series they are
currently looking for people who are addicted to benzodiazepines. They
are looking for people who are thinking of starting a taper or at the
very start of their taper. The person chosen for the show will be
followed over a period of five days in the Cygnet hospital, Harrogate.
The show is intended to show the general public and doctors about the
treatment involved coming off of the benzodiazepines. It will look at
the correct way to taper, symptoms one could encounter, coping
strategies and councelling. The doctors in the show are accredited and
were recomended by Professor Ashton to the TV production company. The
show will also offer aftercare for the people who take part, in their
own home town once filming has finished. I must point out that even
though the show is only 5 days long this does NOT mean the person will
be detoxed in 5 days. It is only to show them at the start of the taper and how they feel about it.
The rate of withdrawal will be slow and individualised
according to personal needs and no one will be forced to taper at a
rate they can’t handle.
This would be a great opportunity to get the word out about benzos.
The staff here at TRAP have spoken at great length with the TV
producers and we are confident that they and the doctors are well
informed on the benzo issue. The TV producers have spoken to various
benzos organisations in the UK and Prof Ashton herself and we feel that
they can be trusted. Channel4 tend to be one of the more trusted TV
companies unlike ITV. Furthermore if someone is in the position of
having poor services from their local NHS healthcare system this may be
a perfect opportunity to get your benzo illness recognised and a slow
individualised withdrawal plan started with suitable aftercare and
follow u throughout the taper and withdrawal.
If you or anyone you know would be willing to participate in the show
or you want further information then please reply to this email. Every
enquiry will be treated with the upmost privacy.September 28, 2013 at 10:09 am#164541AnonymousInactive
How do you know this to be accurate? Where or how did you get this?
Also, I’m removing those links. If anybody wants more info, they can PM you.
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