Withdrawal Related Facebook Groups

The Facebook groups listed below host discussions and provided lived-experience accounts of psychiatric drug dependence and withdrawal. Mad in America does not vouch for, or recommend any particular group or approach, but provide these links for individual use. Please note that joining details, moderation and posting rules are specific to each group.

Benzo Warrior Community – aims to raise awareness and provide information about Benzodiazepines, iatrogenic dependence, withdrawal & recovery. We provide loving and healthy support to Benzo Warriors from around the world as they take charge of their health and withdraw from these medications.

Healing From Benzodiazepines – A positive support group for those withdrawing from Benzodiazepines. We also provide a safe space for loved ones. We focus on helping our members with positive distractions, resources and practical coping skills.

Let’s Talk Withdrawal – a closed group that discusses a wide range of issues to do with dependence, withdrawal and iatrogenic harm from all classes of psychiatric drug. We also exist to share information and research on psychiatric drugs and withdrawal.

Living with Akathisia – Support for anyone living with Akathisia. Akathisia is a state of agitation, distress, and restlessness which may arise as a side effect of taking or withdrawing from certain medications.

Paroxetine Paxil Seroxat SSRI Withdrawal – formed to help and support those in need of help coming off of the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) known by the name of PAXIL, SEROXAT or generically as PAROXETINE.

Surviving Antidepressants – Antidepressant Withdrawal. Volunteer-led peer-support for tapering off psychiatric drugs and for withdrawal syndrome and tips about coping with symptoms.