Psychiatric Drug Withdrawal
Mad in America has been writing and hosting discussions about dependence on and withdrawal from psychiatric drugs since 2011. This page presents an overview of both recent and archival articles discussing the issues.
Visit our MIA Continuing Education site to find courses and webinars discussing psychiatric drug withdrawal and informed consent.
Mad in America’s Provider Directory – listings of individual practitioners, peer organizations, mutual support groups, and residential and outpatient programs that will support people who want to taper from their psychiatric medications.
Mad in America’s Withdrawal Pages – Continuing Education courses, personal stories, blogs and more.
Rxisk – maintains a searchable database of adverse effects of prescription drugs that have been reported to the FDA in the United States, Health Canada, and to RxISK.
Surviving Antidepressants – Volunteer-led peer-support for tapering off psychiatric drugs and for withdrawal syndrome and tips about coping with symptoms.
Inner Compass Initiative – provides information, resources, tools, and connecting platforms to facilitate more informed choices regarding all things “mental health”.
Will Hall’s Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs.
Tapering Strips – an innovative option for gradual reduction of prescribed psychiatric drugs.