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Making sense of coming off psychiatric drugs

Information from Mind explaining issues faced when coming off medication, how to approach it, techniques for gradual reduction, possible withdrawal symptoms and how to tell the difference between withdrawal and relapse.

Medications for Bipolar Disorder

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists for anyone who wants to find out about the medications used to help stabilise unhelpful mood swings and to control mania in bipolar disorder. It discusses how they work, why they are prescribed, their effects, side-effects and some alternatives.

Medicines adherence: involving patients in decisions about prescribed medicines and supporting adherence – NICE Clinical Guideline 76

NICE guideline which covers medicines adherence in people aged 18 and over. It recommends how to encourage adherence to medicines by supporting and involving people in decisions about their prescribed medicines. It aims to ensure that a person’s decision to use a medicine is an informed choice.