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Here's a sample of what we spoke about at #adisorder4everyone in Cumbria:

1. @medsconsult and @recover2renew read 'Cracked' by James Davies (now @CEP_UK ) when published 2013
2. @medsconsult volunteered to help to compile the #unrecognisedfacts document for 2014 launch of @CEP_UK
@medsconsult @CEP_UK 3. We have collaborated voluntarily with the @TheBMA 's Board of Science to provide real patient experiences of prescribed drug dependence and withdrawal, leading to the BMA ‘call for action’ for support for affected individuals in October 2016
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA 4. We launched our own Scottish Petition @SP_Petitions in May 2017 & Stevie Lewis launched her related Welsh Public Petition @SeneddPetitions l
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions 5. Our systemic analysis report of patient testimony (Scottish and Welsh petitions) and this report was published online by @APPGPDD in October 2018, and was submitted as ‘Patient Voice’ evidence for the currently ongoing @PHE_uk review.
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk 6. @humangivens hgi.org.uk (also used by Dr Julie Carter) is hugely effective #traumaaware psychotherapy approach.
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 7. However, many people are now suffering very serious complications, and indeed #impedimentstorecovery, due to short and longer term effects of #antidepressants (@ other medications) taken ‘as prescribed’ for common symptoms attributed to #depression #stress & #anxiety.
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 8. Prescribers fail to recognise the alarms, having been encouraged to ‘treat’ these ‘conditions’ with antidepressants, believed to be ‘safe & effective’ & ‘not addictive’. #prescribedharm
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 9. ...leading to ‘prescribing cascades’ and #polypharmacy. People are experiencing all manner of symptoms which are considered to be MEDICALLY UNEXPLAINED and PSYCHOSOMATIC or FUNCTIONAL issues
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 10. PDF version of infographic drawn up to try to illustrate succinctly what we are seeing – over and over … i.e. Otherwise well people being made ill… by medicine:
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 11. Antidepressants do carry risks of SUICIDE – as has been known of for a long time but played down. New research confirms what we are seeing starkly for ourselves.
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 12. We have been especially raising the issue of #AKATHISIA – a terrible condition of intense medication-induced inner and outer severe agitation, often unrecognised by GPs, contributing to great suffering and we know of many related #SUICIDES. missd.co
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens 13. Podcast with @humangivens 'Why antidepressants need to be understood' summarises what we have learned - and has links for further information.

Thanks to #adisoder4everyone ! THREAD
@medsconsult @CEP_UK @TheBMA @SP_Petitions @SeneddPetitions @APPGPDD @PHE_uk @humangivens Please contact @medsconsult for further info about her presentation - on children, adolescents and students … and see @AntiDepAware & website: antidepaware.co.uk
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