Links

Coming off psychiatric medication provides lots of useful information about the effects of psychiatric drugs and how to come off them.

Beyond Meds a US website with lots of information about coming off psychiatric drugs and useful information on withdrawal and healing.

Mad in America is a US blog site with a lot of up to date infomation on psychiatry and drugs from a sceptical point of view.

Critical psychiatry shows that there are psychiatrists who are very unhappy about the way psychiatry operates. Lots of very interesting links.

Emergence is a peer run organisation that offers support to people who have received a diagnosis of personality disorder. They also provide training and consultancy.

Harmless provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm.

Hearing Voices Network offer information, support and understanding to people who hear voices and those who support them.

The Icarus project is a peer run site focused mainly on madness and creativity. There site also includes a useful booklet on coming off psychiatric drugs.

Mind Freedom International is a North American peer organisation campaigning for human rights in psychiatric services.

National Self Harm Network Support individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and to improve their quality of life.

The National Survivor User Network (NSUN) is an independent network of individuals and groups who have direct experience of mental health distress and/or using mental health services.

Scizophrenia at the Schoolgates a blog produced by Loise Gillett who has recently written 'Surviving Schizophrenia: A Tale of Sound and Fury' . " I hope that this book will help others who have been through similar experiences to find a way through to recovery."