Websites

Mad In America

MIA is the pre-eminent journalism website that offers stories, news, debate, and science around the issues of mental health, psychiatry, and the current paradigm of mental illness. Their Parent Resources section has drug information that is concise and useful.

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Benzodiazepine Information Coalition

An informative website about the dangers of benzodiazepines (commonly given for sleep, anxiety, and panic attacks).

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Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry (U.K.)

A British website that highlights the latest medical research on the failures and problems associated with psychiatric medications.

Please see their very useful page which lists many websites that offer support and information for people withdrawing from psychiatric drugs.

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Inner Compass Initiative

A platform that provides more informed choices regarding all things “mental health.” For more information about drugs, go to the Learn/Unlearn section.

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RxISK

Excellent doctor-run website that catalogues the risks and side effects of commonly prescribed drugs, including psychiatric drugs. Includes a searchable database of over 6 million reports of adverse events reported to the FDA, Health Canada, and RxISK.

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Breggin.com

Harvard educated psychiatrist, Dr. Peter Breggin, was one of the first dissident voices, critical of psychiatric drugs.

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Kelly Brogan, M.D.

The website of Dr. Kelly Brogan, holistic psychiatrist and author.

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David Healy

The informative blog of Dr. David Healy, psychiatrist, researcher, university professor.

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Joanna Moncrieff

Dr. Joanna Moncreiff of the U.K., psychiatrist, academic, and researcher.

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Guidance for Psychological Therapists

A guide for therapists and other mental health professionals about talking with those they help about taking or withdrawing from psychiatric drugs.

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ISEPP

An organization whose mission is to the use standards of scientific inquiry to address the ethics of psychology and psychiatry

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