A man experiencing a benzo overdose

Recognizing a Benzo Overdose

Effective benzo addiction treatment not only requires a medical detox; it also needs to provide the client with a comprehensive approach to aftercare, which includes attention to the underlying causes of substance abuse. At Gulf Breeze Recovery, we are committed to your successful long-term sobriety and preventing future benzo overdose by addressing your physical, emotional,…

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Getting Treatment for Benzo Addiction in Gulf Breeze, FL

Benzodiazepine (benzo) addiction is a severe and potentially life-threatening problem that affects many people living in and around Gulf Breeze, Florida. If you or someone you know is in the Sunshine State and struggling with benzo addiction, seeking professional help is essential. Call 833.551.2304 to speak with someone from the caring and compassionate staff at…

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder PTSD and Addiction in The Military

The rate of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) may be up to 15 times higher in the military population than it is in the general population, which likely explains in part the prevalence of substance use disorder in the military. Consequently, when people see or hear the term PTSD, they likely think of veterans.

Understanding the Dangers of Benzodiazepines

Opioid deaths have increased steadily over the past several years. Reports of the opioid crisis or the opioid epidemic appear in the media on an almost daily basis. Overdose deaths from another source have been steadily rising as well but have received very little media attention. Benzodiazepines, once considered an extremely safe medication, are resulting in higher rates of drug addiction and are being implicated in overdose deaths, especially when used in conjunction with opioids.


Abusing more than one substance is referred to as polysubstance abuse.

Many people abuse more than one substance and have what is commonly referred to as polysubstance or polydrug abuse. Sometimes people abuse different substances to intentionally create different reactions. Certain substances make them feel better or give them a “high”, while other substances cause sedation and help them relax or sleep.