Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: psychiatric drug discontinuation

Why Detox Facilities and Psych Wards Are Not the Place to...

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In online communities, patients learn their strange symptoms may be due to the medications they are taking, and are offered solutions that provide hope.

Q&A: May I Take My Foster Child Off Her Drug Cocktail?

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I recently became the foster parent of a 10-year-old girl. She is on a cocktail of several medications prescribed to treat behavioral problems, according to her social worker. They don't really seem to help her. What are the considerations involved with withdrawing her from the meds, and what power do I have to influence this decision?

The Sunrise Center: A Place For Adults To Recover From Psychiatric...

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Many people now using psychiatric drugs have been convinced or forced to use them while being treated in the mental health system. A good number of people are eager to stop using these drugs, but are often discouraged by others from doing so. Many psychiatric survivors believe that they can never stop using these drugs because they were told they would need to use them the rest of their lives. We hope the Sunrise Center will become a catalyst for a movement of people creating places for people who want to stop using psychiatric drugs.