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“Most psychiatric drugs can cause withdrawal reactions, sometimes including life-threatening emotional and physical withdrawal problems… Withdrawal from psychiatric drugs should be done carefully under experienced clinical supervision.” Dr. Peter Breggin

Aug 17, 2011

shout out: Words Matter UK Project


Ten mental health organizations in the UK have joined in launching a beautifully-designed, well-organized new website, WordsMatter. Their aim is to establish a systematic process for encouraging people to praise good, and challenge poor, reporting on mental health issues. 

To guide their work, the group has chosen simple criteria that are in keeping with standards set by the UK's Press Complaints Commission.  American mental health advocates should check out the Commission's Code of Practice guidelines concerning Accuracy and Discrimination.  To our knowledge, the US lacks a similar national standard for the press, and media entities here 'self-regulate' their content using their own standards of practice.  

This innovative response system shows vitality, determination, and ingenuity. KUDOS TO ALL INVOLVED!

Link to WordsMatter

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