SafeScript podcast 3: Benzodiazepines: Keep calm and prescribe responsibly


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Listen to Nick Carr, a general practitioner; Shalini Arunogiri, an addiction psychiatrist; Jane Andersonwurf, a program support specialist at Reconnexion; Natalie Corrigan, a person with lived experience of benzodiazepine dependency and podcast host Lynn Weekes discuss the risks of long-term benzodiazepine use and how gradual dose tapering can be carefully and safely achieved in the primacy care setting. This podcast series was funded by the Department of Health and Human Services Victoria and produced by NPS MedicineWise.

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