This section gives information about antidepressants. They can help with different mental health problems, including low mood, depression, and anxiety. This information is for adults affected by mental illness in England. It’s also for their loved ones and carers and anyone interested in this subject.
Antipsychotic medications are generally used to treat psychotic disorders. But they can also be used to treat bipolar disorder and depression. This section explains more about antipsychotic medication. This section is for people who have been prescribed antipsychotics. And for their carers, relatives and friends who would like to understand antipsychotics better.
This section gives information about benzodiazepine medication. Your doctor may prescribe benzodiazepines if you are experiencing severe anxiety or if you’re very distressed. This information is for people affected by mental illness in England who are 18 or over. It’s also for their carers, friends and relatives and anyone interested in this subject.
Medication - choice and managing problems
Your doctor may offer you medication if you experience symptoms of a mental illness. Sometimes you might not want to take medication or feel it is not right for you. This page explains how you can try and deal with problems with medication. This section is for people who live with mental illness and their carers.