Recovering from Psychiatry

Recovering from Psychiatry is a website created by psychiatric survivor Laura Delano for those who believe in or want to explore life beyond psychiatric labels and psychotropic drugs. The site features Delano’s personal story of coming off psychiatric drugs and healing from psychiatric oppression, as well as extensive advice on tapering from psychiatric drugs. You can also find information on food and health and original poetry written by Laura Delano.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.