Please navigate to the following sub-sections within Section 2: 2.1 The place of prescribed drugs in Mental Health Services 2.2 How do psychiatric drugs work? Contents list1. Introduction2. Introduction for therapists on how psychiatric drugs work3. Implications for therapeutic practice4. What psychiatric drugs do by class5. What do we know about withdrawal?6. The role of the therapist in assisting withdrawal from psychiatric drugs – what do we know about what is helpful?7. Patient voices – examples from real lifeAppendix A – Resources Skip to section: < Back to the start of the Guidance2.1 The place of prescribed drugs in Mental Health Services2.2 How do psychiatric drugs work?