Psychotropic Drugs: Harbingers of Suicide
For many, battling mental illness involves a harsh regimen of pills, oftentimes a cocktail of psychotropic drugs. Unfortunately, these regimens treat the symptoms of an illness, rather than the root causes. Even worse, psychotropic drugs each come with their own line of side effects, some of which can exacerbate the illness or be life-threatening.
An alarming 1 in 10 individuals are on prescription psychoactive drugs for any number of conditions. But is becoming dependent on harmful prescription medications the right mode of treatment?
Rather than treating the symptoms of a condition, we should aim to restore the body’s balance and help it cope with the industrial environment we live in. For individuals battling mental illness, there is more to life than just popping pills and coping with harsh side effects. Learn more about how psychoactive drugs are harming the U.S. population and what solutions we have to combat mental illness.