Information in this website is for educational purposes only and does not constitute medical advice. It is not intended to replace the advice of health care practitioners. This information is not intended to diagnose or prescribe treatment for any illness or disorder; nor does it prescribe treatment to avoid illnesses or disorders. Always seek the advice of a trained and licensed practitioners before using or altering treatments for mental health issues. Although numerous studies support the use of non-drug approaches for mental health, individual responses will vary. Psychiatric drugs may be an important element of your individual mental health treatment. 
  • Information limitations. Information contains on this site and in the book, Choices in Recovery, represent only a subset of available treatments, diagnostic approaches and research. Although we have worked diligently, the information is incomplete and errors may be included. Onward Mental Health, its agents and affiliates make no guarantee or warranty related to the accuracy of this information. 
  • Medical Consequences. Onward Mental Health, its agents and affiliates disclaim any responsibility related to medical consequences of using or not using any medical products or procedures. Evidence suggests that changes in psychiatric medication should be done slowly and under appropriate practitioner care to minimize withdrawal and relapse issues. We make no claims of therapy efficacy or the ability to reduce drug dosages or withdraw from psychiatric drugs. In general non-drug approaches are not FDA approved. Unlike psychiatric drugs, there is often little financial incentive to seek such approval. 
  • Endorsements. The views expressed do not necessarily represent the opinions of, or endorsements by affiliates or individuals. No compensation was received by Onward Mental Health or Craig Wagner for any of the therapies, ideas or approaches recommended in this site.
  • Ratings. To better organize the many mental health approaches, we have clustered them into tiers and star levels based on strength of evidence that the approach shows efficacy for a particular diagnosis. In general, tier 1 or "***" have one or more supporting meta-analyses.  Tier 2 or "**" have one or more supporting randomized controlled trials. Tier 3 or "*" have suggestive case studies.