Always nice to hear from a psychiatrist who gets it

Good article by Kelly Brogan MD at Mad in America — always nice to hear from a psychiatrist who gets it…she says:

kellyAll you have to do is spend a few minutes on http://survivingantidepressants.org/ or https://beyondmeds.com/ to appreciate that we have created a monster. Millions of men, women, and children, the world over are suffering, without clinical guidance (because this is NOT a part of medical training) to discontinue psychiatric meds. I have been humbled, as a clinician who seeks to help these patients, by what these medications are capable of. Psychotropic withdrawal can make alcohol and heroin detox look like a breeze. – Go read the whole thing at Mad in America

Please do not attempt to discontinue psych drugs without first very carefully educating yourself on the risks involved so that you might minimize the chances of developing grave iatrogenic illness if you decide to withdraw: Psychiatric drug withdrawal and protracted withdrawal syndrome round-up

 

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