Informing Choices: Anti-Depressants

This course explores the process of choosing whether to start, continue using or not use anti-depressants. Using personal experiences and specialist knowledge, the course looks at potential reasons and barriers for choosing anti-depressants, explains some of the basic science of anti-depressants, discusses side-effects, and then presents a framework to help weigh up the pros and cons of anti-depressants.

This course aims to help students come to a personal and informed view about antidepressants, provide resources to allow you to remain informed in the future and to enable you to manage anti-depressant use in recovery,

Course duration: half day