Responsible Psychotropic Prescribing to People with an Intellectual Disability Podcasts

Guidance for health professionals on safe and effective prescribing practices for the treatment of mental health disorders in people with an intellectual disability.

E-learning course on responsible prescribing

Our Responsible Prescribing course aims to further health professionals’ understanding of the impact of intellectual disability on the prescription of psychotropic medication and how to effectively and responsibly prescribe to people with intellectual disability.

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Video podcast

The video podcasts on this page are for medical and mental health professionals including psychiatrists, paediatricians and mental health nurses. They will also be beneficial for mainstream mental health professionals who want to improve their practice when working with people with an intellectual disability and co-occurring mental ill-health.

The first series of podcasts focuses on treating adults. The second series focuses on treating children and adolescents. Each series is divided into four, independent episodes.