Talking meds

Medication conversations, do your research, understanding advice, weighing up risks and benefits, managing side effects and shared decision-making.

We’re not all chemists: it can be hard to understand and weigh-up the risks, costs, benefits and side effects of medication, balancing possible physical damage against positive mental health. Consumers talk about coming to terms with, and learning to live with medication’s benefits and side effects.

To better understand medication and make informed decisions, take a look at these medication fact sheets.


Medication is only a small part of recovery

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