Valium is a prescription sedative and the brand name for the benzodiazepine diazepam. Like other benzodiazepines, Valium has a wide range of legitimate medical uses.

What is Valium?

Unfortunately, it’s also an addictive drug, and Valium abuse has been a problem for decades. Worse, it is very easy to build up a tolerance when someone engages in Valium abuse.

Valium withdrawal and addiction is treatable, but it’s a long and difficult process. The safest way to go about Valium withdrawal is at a reputable detox center.