Communicating Risks Associated with Psychiatric Drugs to the Public is written by E. Daisy Anderson on behalf of the Psychiatric Medication Awareness Group. Daisy has also published her personal story of psychiatric drug withdrawal with us at Mad in America.
From the introduction: “Our information and recommendations are based on research and what we have learned from those impacted by psychiatric drugs. Many of the issues surrounding psychotropics may also apply to other medications.
It is [e]stimated that adverse medication reactions kill 1800 Canadians a year. Canadians would not tolerate 12 airplanes crashing out of the sky, each time killing 150 people. So, why put up with so many deaths from adverse reactions? That is why this consultation is so important.”
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