Mental Health Medications

National Institute of Mental Health

Related to Mental health care

This webpage provides information about medications for various mental health disorders. This is just general information and not specifically about medication for adolescents or young people however, parents and young people may still find this information useful to learn more about the medication their child or themselves have been prescribed.

It covers:

  • ‘Antidepressants’
  • ‘Anti-anxiety medications’
  • ‘Stimulants’
  • ‘Antipsychotics’
  • ‘Mood stabilisers’
  • ‘Special groups: children, older adults, pregnant women’

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