Monthly Archives: July 2018

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24 07, 2018

Coming Off Psych Drugs

By |2018-07-24T10:26:32+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: medication withdrawal|Comments Off on Coming Off Psych Drugs

In June of 2012, twenty-three people came together to discuss the subject of coming off psychiatric drugs. We were psychiatric survivors, therapists, mental health consumers, family members, and activists, united by a passion for truth-telling. More than half of us had successfully come off psych drugs, including cocktails of antipsychotics and mood stabilizers. What resulted from [...]

24 07, 2018

Information on Psychiatric Medication Withdrawal from Ian Singleton

By |2018-07-27T08:43:35+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: medication withdrawal|Comments Off on Information on Psychiatric Medication Withdrawal from Ian Singleton

Ian Singleton withdrew from a benzodiazepine in the 1980s and has spent his career since then working for the Bristol Tranquilliser Project, where he has helped thousands of people get through the withdrawal process. These videos about psychiatric medication withdrawal are produced by the Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry in the UK (CEPUK).   https://vimeo.com/84227539 https://www.madinamerica.com/mia-manual/psychiatric-medication-withdrawal-cepuk/

24 07, 2018

Information for those wanting to come off prescribed psychotropic medication

By |2018-07-24T10:18:21+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: medication withdrawal|Comments Off on Information for those wanting to come off prescribed psychotropic medication

Not everyone will have a problem in reducing and coming off minor tranquillisers, sleeping tablets and/or antidepressants. For those not so fortunate coming off these types of drugs can have quite severe withdrawal symptoms. There may be some difficult times during this process. It can be an emotional time. Support is essential to help get you [...]

24 07, 2018

Risk-reducing ways of tapering off psychiatric medications

By |2018-07-24T10:17:13+00:00July 24th, 2018|Categories: medication withdrawal|Comments Off on Risk-reducing ways of tapering off psychiatric medications

Looking to learn about risk-reducing ways of tapering off psychiatric medications, connect locally with others on the withdrawal journey or get tips for coping with difficulties along the way? This is a great resource: https://withdrawal.theinnercompass.org/