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RealMe
On 1/25/2018 at 8:55 AM, rafatennis said:

few understand or won't admit that they are battling with pych meds themselves

True.   It is considered an "outside issue."

 

 

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Altostrata

If I had the time and energy to do this again, I think a lecture format might be a better way to reach people. It's hard for strangers to show up consistently and talk about going off drugs. It takes time to build rapport for mutual support.

 

I would give periodic presentations about tapering, take e-mail addresses, and form a group out of that to lobby and educate local mental health organizations. This empowers people to taper and gives them a reason to get together and build relationships.

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