Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs Information

Web information about coming off medication

Making Sense of Coming off Psychiatric Drugs is a guide produced by Mind.  They have also produced a variety of facts sheets and booklets about various drugs.

Icarus Project have produced an excellent guide called the "Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs" that is available to download from their website.

Coming Off Psychiatric medications website has up to date information about withdrawing from medications and stories by people who have a variety of experiences taking or coming off medications. The website has been put together by people who have been prescribed medication and withdrawn from it, and clinicians who have been involved in supporting this process.

Coping with coming off medications is an article on the Mind website by Guy Holmes and Marese Hudson about some of the issues and information about medications and their effects.

The Beyond Meds website hosts a mutitude of links and information about medications and their effects.

The Pendulum site hosts a number of films that discuss various issues around medications.

Book recommendations

Peter Breggin and D. Cohen (1999) Your Drug May Be Your Problem, how and why to stop taking psychiatric medications, Perseus 2000.

Coming off psychiatric drugs: edited by Peter Lehmann, Peter Lehmann publishing 2004.

 A Straight Talking Introduction To Psychiatric Drugs, Joanna Moncrieff, PCCS Books 2009.