Coming Off Psych Drug Resources

Workbook by Chaya Grossberg and audio meditation by Sheryl Sitts, Journey of Possibilities for psychiatric drug freedom


1) Dr. Peter Breggin
~ Drug Withdrawal: A Guide for Prescribers, Therapists, Patients & Their Families (2012)
~ Your Drug Might Be Your Problem: How & Why to Stop Taking Psychiatric Medications (2007)
~ Toxic Psychiatry: Why Therapy, Empathy & Love Must Replace the Drugs, Electroshock & Biochemical Theories of the “New Psychiatry” (1994)
~ Medication Madness: The Role of Psychiatric Drugs in Cases of Violence, Suicide & Crime (2009)
~ Brain Disabling Treatments in Psychiatry: Drugs, Electroshock & the Psychopharmaceutical Complex (2007)
~ Talking Back to Ritalin: What the Doctors Arn’t Telling You About Stimulants & ADHD (2001)
~ Talking Back to Prozac: What Doctors Arn’t Telling You About Today’s Most Controversial Drug (1995)

2) Dr. Ann Blake Tracy
~ Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? The Rest of the Story of the New Class of SSRI Antidepressants: Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil & More (1991, 2001)
~ Help! I Cant Get Off My Anti-Depressant! (CD, 2010)~ (her website)

3) Dr. Thomas Szasz
~ The Myth of Mental Illness (1984)
~ Antipsychiatry: Quackery Squared (2009)
~ Psychiatry: The Science of Lies (2008)

4) Gwen Olsen
~ Confessions of an Rx Drug Pusher (2009)

5) Robert Whitaker
~ Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs and the Rise of Mental Illness in America (2011)
~ Mad in America: Bad Science, Bad Medicine & the Enduring Mistreatment of the Mentally Ill (2010)

6) David Healy
~ Pharmageddon (2012)
~ Let Them Eat Prozac: The Unhealthy Relationship Between the Pharmaceutical Industry & Depression (2006)

7) Jack Hobson-Dupont
~ The Benzo Book: Getting Safely Off Tranquilizers (2006)

8) Bliss Johns
~ Recovery & Renewal: Your Essential Guide to Overcoming Dependancy & Withdrawal From Sleeping Pills, Other ‘Benzo’ Tranquilizers & Antidepressants (2012)
~ Benzo-Wise: A Recovery Companion (2010)

9) Matt Samet
~ Death Grip: A Climber’s Escape From Benzo Madness (Feb, 2013)

10) Gary Null
~ Death By Medicine (2011)

11) Seth Farber
~ The Spiritual Gift of Madness: The Failure of Psychiatry & the Rise of the Mad Pride Movement (2012)

12) Jose Cardona
~ Psychiatry: An Industry of Greed, Misery & Death (2010) 13) E. Robert Mercer~ Worse Than Heroin (2008) 14) The Icarus Project~ Harm Reduction Guide to Coming Off Psychiatric Drugs (2012) 15) Joan Gadsby~ Addiction by Prescription (2001)


1) Gary Null
~ Death By Medicine
~ War on Health: The FDA’s Cult of Tyranny (2012)
~ The Drugging of Our Children

2) Kevin Miller
~ Generation Rx (2008)

3) Brian Baxter~ Benzo Withdrawal Welcome to Hell (2009)

4) Daniel Mackler
~ Take These Broken Wings: Recovery From Schizophrenia Without Medication (2008)
~ Coming Off Psych Drugs: A Meeting Of the Minds (2013)
~ Open Dialogue: An Alternative Finnish Approach to Healing Psychosis (2011)
~ Healing Homes: A Swedish Approach to Healing Psychosis (2011)

5) Phil Lawrence
~ Numb: A Documentary (2011)

~ (International Center For Humane Psychiatry, Dr. Dan Edmunds)
~ (International Coalition for Drug Awareness, Dr. Ann Blake Tracy)
~ (Psychiatric Drug Facts, Dr. Peter Breggin)
~ Pharmalot
~ (Mike Adams)
~ (Dr. Heather Ashton Benzo w/d schedules)~ Mad in America, Science, Psychiatry, and Community ( Alt_Mentalities (Blog)
~ Wild Truth: Healing From Trauma (

~ Protracted Withdrawal Syndrome From Benzodiazepines & Anti Depressants
~ Benzodiazepine Withdrawal
~ Benzodiazepine (Benzo) Withdrawal Support Group
~ Speak Out Against Psychiatry
~ Psych Truth Seekers
~ Psychotic Psychiatry
~ Psych Drug Survivors
~ Speak Out Against Psychiatry
~ Benzo Withdrawal Christian Support Group
~ International Coalition for Drug Awareness
~ Benzodiazepine Addiction Needs Awareness (BANA)
~ Stop Psychiatric Diagnosis Harm
~ Un-Diagnosing Emotional Distress
~ Lives Destroyed by SSRI Antidepressants
~ 100, 000 Plus Who Realize the Great Harm That Psychiatry Does to People
~ Alternatives 2012
~ Stop the Psychiatric Drugging of Children
~ Mad in America
~ International Coalition for Drug Awareness
~ The Icarus Project
~ Free Thinking About Psychiatric Drugs
~ Madness Radio
~ Benzo & Psych Med Group
~ Occupy Psychiatry: Discussion Group
~ Benzodiazepine Recovery
~ Prescription Drug Dangers
~ Benzodiazepine & Psych Drug Withdrawal Video Group
~ Free Thinking About Psychiatric Drugs

8 thoughts on “Coming Off Psych Drug Resources

  1. Rachel scholes says:

    Stopped lamictol cold turkey. 6 months ago. Feeling better than before but don’t have any support. Afraid to tell my family.

  2. Naomi says:

    Hi, Chaya. I’d like to know if you ever came across a frum woman who’s been through or is going through protracted benzo wd hell. I would love to get in touch with someone with my background. TY.

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