DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE! We do not employ doctors or licensed medical professionals, so we do not provide medical advice. Nothing presented here is a substitute for the advice of a DOCTOR or other licensed health care provider. Never stop, start or add medications or supplements to your health or mental health care regime without first checking for interactions or other problems, and thoroughly researching the substance. Before you employ any information here, consult your health care professional. No information here is the result of valid clinical trials.

Policies and rules

Cymbalta Hurts Worse is a support group for members who are planning to come off Cymbalta / Duloxetine, are already following the group’s recommendations or have already completed their taper.

If you don't like that group, try Cymbalta Duloxetine Survivors Support Group, which you can find on Facebook.

Since Healing America Now came online in 2020, it has been little more than somewhere to keep the group files for easy access. It is becoming outdated and is difficult to edit. We are busy building a new site.

Healing America Now contains all the resources inherited from CHW. The hosting is independently managed by a former moderator who is not a member of CHW. If you have any concerns, please contact the CHW Facebook group.

We are working hard to make access easier for you. We want you to browse the resources and make decisions for yourself more easily.

If you have gone cold turkey, followed advice to drop too quickly or every other day, are in withdrawal, you need a safe place. Somewhere you know you are not alone, where your distress is recognised, understood and validated.

Many find a Facebook group too confusing to handle. Comments come from all sides. Some are deleted; whole threads disappear. With so many members and such strict rules from Facebook, that is inevitable.

You will find many documents on this website to support you along whatever Cymbalta-related road you are traveling.

If you are not already a member of CHW, please do join, then make a new post if you need more information. If you feel uncomfortable joining even a private group, or have misbehaved and been excluded from CHW, we are sorry. However, the resources here on Healing America Now are still available for you to use.

 

CHW Recovery from Antidepressant Use

This file contains links to the most important files on RECOVERY. We highly recommend printing
out files for quick reference, and then highlighting the areas that are important to your needs.

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CHW Crisis and Safety Planning

This is about suicidal thoughts, imaginings and plans. This is a possible effect of many medications: antidepressants and anticonvulsants. When taking or tapering off Cymbalta / Duloxetine, young and old, we are at risk. This is one reason CHW does not allow promoting or advocating Cymbalta or other drugs.

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CHW Self-Advocating With Your Doctor

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE! We do not employ doctors or licensed medical professionals, so we do not provide medical advice. Nothing presented here is a substitute for the advice of a DOCTOR or other licensed health care provider.…

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CHW Thinking of Starting an Antidepressant?

Informed consent and questions for your doctor. For example: When doctors say this… ask this.

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CHW Tapering Guide

We are here to support you in tapering slowly, steadily and consistently off Cymbalta/Duloxetine. You will find several warnings here about staying safe. This information is all about HOW to do that careful taper off the drug. Please, please follow our recommendations.

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CHW Dangers of Not Tapering Slowly

DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE! We do not employ doctors or licensed medical professionals, so we do not provide medical advice. Nothing presented here is a substitute for the advice of a DOCTOR or other licensed health care provider.…

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