Coming off psychiatric medication
Explains why you might decide to come off psychiatric medication, how to do this safely and where you can go for support. Also includes tips for friends and family wanting to support someone who is coming off medication.
Information on benzodiazepines and Z drug sleeping pills, including addiction, withdrawal and detailed dosing schedules.
Information and support for people affected by bipolar disorder, hypomania and mania. Offers a telephone peer support line, an online peer support community, and local support groups across the country.
electronic medicines compendium (emc)
Library of information about medications, including Patient Information Leaflets (PILs) available to download.
Hearing Voices Network
Information and support for people who hear voices or have other unshared perceptions, including local support groups.
Mad in America
Publishes articles about different aspects of psychiatric medication.
Mind Recovery Net
Publishes information on recovery colleges, including a searchable list of providers.
Information about withdrawing from antidepressants and benzodiazepines.
Seroxat & SSRI User Group
For people who are taking or withdrawing from paroxetine (Seroxat).
Online peer support for people withdrawing from antidepressants.
The Withdrawal Project
Information and support for people wanting to withdraw from medication.
This information was published in April 2021. We will revise it in 2024.
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