Pilot study: Withdrawal from Psychiatric Drugs: How, When and Why

The Institute is offering a first-of-its-kind course, which is led by Institute Faculty members with an expertise in the practice of withdrawing from psychiatric drugs. The course is designed for psychiatrists/prescribers, mental health professionals, psychologists, family members and to those concerned. Each participant contributes with essential experience and knowledge in close cooperation with the group.

The facilitators for the first part of the course are Sami Timimi, Olga Runciman and Carina Håkansson. These three professionals have extensive experience working with helping adults and children taper off psychiatric medications successfully.

The second part of the course will focus on current research, and implementation of tapering protocols. The facilitators for the second part are Robert Whitaker, Peter Gøtzsche, Will Hall and Carina Håkansson.