Mental health and medicines: online learning about safety

Last updated: June 26, 2020

Antipsychotics  (MHRA, 2015 and content under review)
Access: Number 4 on the list on this page. Free access, and no site registration required.
Audience: All healthcare professionals.
Content: Lengthy yet comprehensive text, with limited learner interaction or illustrations, taking about 3.5 hrs to complete but not necessarily all in one sitting. Identifies important hazards of antipsychotics, and outlines actions that health professionals can take to anticipate, minimise and manage the risks.  Self-assessment questions at conclusion.
Benzodiazepines  (MHRA, 2015 and content under review)
Access: Number 5 on the list on this page. Free access, and no site registration required.
Audience: All healthcare professionals.
Content: Detailed text with limited learner interaction or illustrations, taking about 2hrs to complete, but not necessarily all in one sitting. Identifies important hazards of benzodiazepines, and informs health professionals how to anticipate, minimise and manage the risks. Self-assessment questions at conclusion. 
SSRIs  (MHRA, 2015 and content under review)
Access: Number 9 on the list on this page. Free access, and no site registration required.
Audience: All healthcare professionals.
Content: Detailed text with limited learner interaction or illustrations, taking about 2hrs to complete, but not necessarily all in one sitting. Identifies important hazards of SSRIs, and informs health professionals how to anticipate, minimise and manage the risks. Self-assessment questions at conclusion.