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Antidepressants

Explains what antidepressants are used for, how the medication works, possible side effects and information about withdrawal.

Antidepressants A-Z

Lists each drug by name and provides more information on it.

Antipsychotics

Explains what antipsychotics are used for, how the medication works, possible side effects and information about withdrawal.

Antipsychotics A-Z

Lists each drug by name and provides more information on it.

Arts therapies

Explains what arts therapies are, what they are for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist.

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)

Explains what cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is, what it is for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist.

Complementary and alternative therapy

Explains what complementary and alternative therapies are, how they are used, and how to find a therapist.

Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)

Explains what dialectical behaviour therapy is, who it can help, what happens during therapy and how to access it.

Ecotherapy

Explains the mental health benefits of nature and gives tips and ideas to try. Also provides information on formal ecotherapy programmes, and where to find out more.

Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT)

Explains what electroconvulsive therapy is, what it is for and what happens during the treatment.

Lithium and other mood stabilisers

Explains what mood stabilising drugs are, what they're used for, possible side effects and information about withdrawal.

Medication - general

Explains what psychiatric drugs are, what to know before taking them, and information on side effects and coming off medication.

Medication - stopping or coming off

Explains issues faced when coming off medication, how to approach it, techniques for gradual reduction, possible withdrawal symptoms and how to tell the difference between withdrawal and relapse.

Mindfulness

Provides information on mindfulness, how to practice it and how it can help with mental health problems.

Neurosurgery for mental disorder (NMD)

Explains what NMD is, what the operation is like, possible side effects and alternative surgical treatments. Also covers the law around consent to treatment by NMD.

Sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers

Explains what sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers are used for, how the medication works, possible side effects and information about withdrawal.

Sleeping pills and minor tranquillisers A-Z

Lists each drug by name and provides more information on it.

St John's Wort

This information explains what St John's wort is used for, how it works, possible side effects and interactions with other medicines.

Talking treatments

Explains what talking treatments are used for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist.

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