What are the Next Steps In Your Healing Journey?

 

Learn How to Safely Taper Antidepressants in Preparation for Psychedelic Therapies

 

 

Despite broad use and some benefits, antidepressants have several limitations

 

Their need for daily use, short and long-term side effects, as well as withdrawal reactions can complicate therapy and introduce risks to stopping 

 

Unfortunately, many professionals don't feel confident or comfortable helping persons taper antidepressants resulting in increasing and unnecessary long-term use

 

But what alternatives are there?

And how can you safely transition away from antidepressants? 

 

Psychedelic therapies are rapidly emerging as evidence-based alternatives for managing mental health conditions treated with antidepressants

 

This course aims to inform and educate about preventing the risks of antidepressant discontinuation, and strategies for proceeding safely through transition

 

It also includes information on the interactions between antidepressants and various psychedelic substances

 

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Get lifetime access with ala carte enrollment, learn as long as you'd like and access other psychedelic pharmacology courses and support, or pair membership access with a private consultation for individualized taper planning

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"As a Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist I aim to optimize medication efficacy and safety, while empowering your autonomy in choosing the therapies best suited for you" - Dr. Ben Malcolm, PharmD, MPH

Course Modules & Content

Antidepressants and Course of Therapy

A big picture overview of antidepressants, their course of therapy, as well as risks and benefits of use.

 

Deciding to Discontinue Antidepressants

Important factors to consider and weigh when considering stopping antidepressants

Antidepressant Withdrawal Reactions

The range of possible effects when antidepressants are stopped and how to differentiate withdrawal from return of symptoms

Tapering Strategies for Antidepressants

Taper theories, their benefits, limitations, and how to 'best' taper antidepressants

Monitoring and Planning Antidepressant Tapers

Best tools and practices for planning individualized antidepressant tapers

Antidepressant and Psychedelic Drug Interaction

Compatibility, contraindications, and other considerations regarding the antidepressant - psychedelic therapy interface

Every module is presented by me in a video, with visual aids for optimal clarity

Over two hours of expert teaching & guidance

BONUS Materials & Course Resources

  • Antidepressant and Psychedelic Drug Interaction Narrative and Summary Drug Interaction Chart

  • Antidepressant Taper Monitoring and Support Kit

What are people sayings about this course?

"This was a well put together course and extremely informative. I would recommend this to anyone considering tapering of anti-depressants whether or not in preparation for trying psychedelic therapies. Very thoughtful and mindful presentation!" - Gilda

"Thank you so much for putting this resource together!" - Dida

"My psychiatrist was costing me a fortune, and I wanted to stop... coming off antidepressants has rejuvenated me, and Dr. Ben knows how it's done safely." - Charlie

"I am incredibly thankful for your information. This information is lacking in availability to the public. I am currently dependent on anti-depressants and love to have professional guidance with tapering" - Jacqueline