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My friend has been on antidepressants, bipolar medications,

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My friend has been on antidepressants, bipolar medications, and anti-psychotic drugs of various kinds for 10 years and she wants very badly to get off them all. Do you know of any successful programs to do this?

I would like to help you with your question.

If you please, I would need a little additional information in order to respond to your question.

Does she currently see a psychiatrist? Working hand-in-hand with her psychiatrist would be the very best route as the psychiatrist has her full medical and psychological history.

Is she wanting to go to a medical facility for detoxification? If this is what she is looking for, then please let me know what part of the country she is willing to travel to.

Thank you.
I await your response.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Yes, she sees a psychiatrist but she doesn't feel he supports getting off her meds. Is there is a medical facility in Vancouver, Canada that would do this?

Give me a few minutes to do the research.

Yes...I completely understand why she would want an outside facility!
Here are a few to check out further:

Cedars at Cobble Hill is on Vancouver Island

Aventa is in Calgary - this is a women only facility
Here is the last facility I could find in the Vancouver area:
Edgewood is also on Vancouver Island

Let me know if any of these would seem a good choice for your friend.

Thank you.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Thank you. I'll check these out.

That's great.
Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Thank you.
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