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Nau mai, haere mai, welcome to this section for 'Medications'.

This section has been developed with the support of
Dr Trevor Lau, Psychiatrist, Te Rau Pani and as Trustee, Like Minds Taranaki.

The Medication Factsheets can be accessed by direct links to Medsafe.

Medsafe is the New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority.

It is a business unit of the Ministry of Health and is the authority responsible for the regulation of therapeutic products in New Zealand.

The Complementary section is via direct links to other websites.

Access any of the following sections either from the drop down menu on the home page or directly by clicking in the title below:

How Medication Helps

Anti Depressant Medications

Anti-Psychotic Medications


Information for People taking Lithium

Fact Sheets on most medicines used in Psychiatry.

Complementary Therapies 


Like Minds Taranaki gratefully acknowledges the financial support of this website by the Ministry of Health
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