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Antidepressant Withdrawal Syndrome & its Management, Stevie Lewis & Dr Mark Horowitz
- Support research and practice-based knowledge that will facilitate safe reduction of and withdrawal from psychiatric drugs.
- Contribute to evidence-based practices for reduction of and withdrawal from psychiatric drugs, and facilitate their inclusion in general practice guidelines.
- Support the human right to informed choice with regard to psychiatric drugs.
- Promote practices that help families, friends, and practitioners support safe reduction of and withdrawal from psychiatric drugs, and take into account relational and social aspects essential to this process.
IIPDW is committed as an organization to pursuing and embodying the values of social justice. As part of our work to support, research, and educate about psychiatric drug withdrawal, we see it as integral to uphold the values of anti-racism, gender equity, and support of civil rights for people who identify as LGBTQ+.
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IIPDW is a UK Registered Charity no. 1195569
The purpose of this website is to provide general information about psychiatric drug withdrawal and IIPDW. We hope it can enable visitors to have more informed discussions with your prescribing doctor. This website does not give specific, individual medical advice.
You will be helping to add to the growing call for a global response to the issues of psychiatric drug withdrawal and iatrogenic harm.
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