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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.
Information on benzodiazepine and z-sleeping pill addiction and withdrawal, with detailed dosing schedules.
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
Lists complementary healthcare practitioners.
Provides patient information leaflets and summaries of drug characteristics.
Information and support for people who hear voices or have other unshared perceptions, including local support groups.
Publishes articles about different aspects of psychiatric medication.
For people who are taking or withdrawing from paroxetine (Seroxat).
Online peer support for people withdrawing from antidepressants.
American project which publishes a guide to coming off psychiatric drugs.
Provides health and social care services for people with drug, alcohol and mental health problems.
This information was published in July 2016. We will revise it in 2019.
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