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General Information about Medications

Frequently Asked Questions

A NAMI FAQ about mental health medication.

National Institute of Mental Health

Information about mental health and ‘psychotropic’ medication from the NIMH.

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research

This federal agency’s website has consumer information on drugs approved by the FDA.  It’s a long list, but it’s alphabetical so you can find what you have questions about

Prescription Drug Assistance Program

The HHS Healthfinder.gov Prescription Assistance program.  Don’t let the cost of your medication be a problem, there is help.

Specific Medications

If you have questions or concerns about your or your loved one’s specific medications, please check the above list from the NIMH or speak directly to your physician or psychiatrist.