Archive for coming off psych drugs

Nutrition for Coming Off of Psychiatric Drugs

Guest blog post by Rachael McCaskill (www.rachaelmccaskill.com) I didn’t have an easy childhood (I don’t think many of us did!). My mother was chronically ill and my father worked 3 jobs. I had been a victim of date rape the summer after high school and was struggling with relationships. I was attending a really good […]

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Good life…while on seroquel

Hello! I am a student in Chaya’s course and here is my blog about nutrition! I have to start by admitting that I am still on seroquel, which is a personal choice. Seroquel is an anti-psychotic drug, and as some of you commented already, it is one of the most difficult drugs to come off. […]

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Are Marijuana and Psychedelics Psych Drugs?

Question from my friend: Is Marijuana a Psychiatric drug in your context? Can it help those getting off of Psych drugs or hinder? My Answer: Marijuana, is not what I would call a psych drug because I’m talking about pharmaceuticals (chemically synthesized substances) that are prescribed to treat supposed medical illnesses. Here’s an article about […]

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Getting Off Lamictal/Lamotrigine

Recently a dear friend of mine went on Lamictal and her doctor told her getting off Lamictal would be easy because she was on a low dose. Update: We now have a forum for getting off Lamictal support and you can click right here to access it. Start a topic, ask a questions. I got […]

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111 Things to Try Before Going On Psychiatric Drugs

Alternatives to psychiatric meds! This is the number one thing I get asked for when I tell people that I consult with those who have been harmed by psychiatry and psychiatric drugs. What are the alternatives to psychiatric meds? A lot of people say psychiatric drugs are a last resort, or that everything else should […]

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