A personal story about taking and coming off benzodiazepines, and recovering from insomnia induced by benzo withdrawal.

A research team at Maastricht University is investigating antipsychotic withdrawal, and seeking individuals to participate in an important survey.

Exciting updates from ICI's The Withdrawal Project, and a call to those with personal experiences of psychiatric drug withdrawal.

England's All Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence announced the release of a systematic review looking at issues of physical dependence and withdrawal from the psychiatric drugs commonly called “antidepressants”.

ICI Executive Director Laura Delano discusses taking and coming off psychiatric drugs, along with the work of Inner Compass Initiative and ICI's The Withdrawal Project, on Mad in America Radio.

The New York Times' mention of Inner Compass Initiative's The Withdrawal Project has set off a whirlwind of activity, interest, and awareness for our organization and its many resources.

When it comes to tapering off antidepressants, benzodiazepines, and other psychiatric drugs, it's commonly said that "slow and steady wins the race". But how slow is a "slow" medication taper? 

A strong support system can go a long way towards lessening the difficulties of the psychiatric drug withdrawal experience. 

A piece on the importance of getting informed about psychiatric medication dependence, tolerance, and withdrawal prior to starting a taper.

Public Health England launches an investigation into the matter of dependence and withdrawal caused by psychiatric drugs and opioids.