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Medline Plus: Drugs, Supplements, and Herbal Information
Comprehensive listing of over the counter, and prescription drugs, supplements, and herbs.

NIMH: Mental Health Medications
Provides an overview of psychiatric medications used to treat various mental health disorders.

NAMI: Medications
Provides information on psychiatric medications as well as links to further information and resources such as prescription drug assistance information and an “ask the psychiatric pharmacist” service.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
This site, specifically targeted to children and adolescents, offers a specific section called "Facts for Families" containing articles on topics such as the transition to college with a mental disorder, ADHD, Autism, depression, eating disorders, and advocacy; a medical professional finder, and more.

National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI is a mental health advocacy organization. Its goals include offering hope, reform, and health to the American community by providing education, support, and advocacy. The NAMI website has information on a wide range of mental illnesses, medications, and support resources.

Medlineplus
MedlinePlus is a health information website sponsored by the National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. It provides current and authoritative information on prescription and nonprescription drugs, specific diseases and conditions, and clinical trials.

Handbook of Psychiatric Drugs, 2011 Edition by Lawrence Albers, 2011
This compact handbook features information on dosage, side effects, and drug interactions for all psychiatric drugs.

The Complete Guide to Psychiatric Drugs: Straight Talk for Best Results by Edward Drummond, 2006
This handbook supplies current information on the most commonly used psychiatric drugs as well as details regarding side effects, dosages, and precautions.

Psychiatric Drugs Explained, 5th Edition by David Healy, 2008
This book contains a clear and comprehensive guide to the uses, benefits and impact of psychotropic drugs, organized by disorder.

Better Than Prozac: Creating the Next Generation of Psychiatric Drugs by Samuel Barondes, 2003
Considers the history of psychiatric drugs, their development, and current applications. Also addresses the limitations and side effects of today’s drugs and shows how new research will allow for a new generation of superior drugs.

Straight Talk about Psychiatric Medications for Kids, Third Edition by Timothy Wilens, 2008
This guide offers explainations about how medications work; their impact on kids` emotions, personality, school performance, and health; the risks and benefits of widely used antidepressants; and more.

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