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Hi, I am new here and so awe-inspired by this supportive network of intelligent informed people. I am tapering off Lithium, doing it slowly. The problem is I haven’t found yet the right psychiatrist... Can anyone share a psych in New York who is taper-savvy & patient-friendly? Also, any live support group for ppl in the tapering process? I so appreciate this support! Good luck to all who are sweating this through! Take of yourself! <Desperate>
JanCarol posted a topic in Success stories: Recovery from psychiatric drug withdrawalJanCarol ☼ Reboxetine first, then Lithium I’ll start with the Success Part, before I unfold the story. I am a classic poster-girl story of “Why You Should Taper.” I thought I couldn’t come off the drugs, I was convinced I was a “biological bipolar” – but by using SA’s conservative 10% or less tapering system, I hardly had any withdrawals this time, and could control my symptoms and make space for my stressors by holding. I’m a living example of why anyone should taper and hold in order to come off. And there is no such thing as too slow. I attribute my su
GNz11 posted a topic in Symptoms and self-careHi! I am in search of some guidance... Since October I have been tapering Lithium and I am now doing fine (not whithout bumps in the road though...) For other reasons, in the last couple of months I have been seeing a GP practising alternative medicine and when I told him I was tapering lithium he gave me some advice, based on his experience with patients tapering psychiatric meds. He suggested me to take magnesium, which I was already taking, and also cannabis sativa oil (not cannabis indica). He seems to have had many patients in my conditions, but since t