Welcome to the Taper Safer website

This website hosts information on ongoing research projects on reducing and stopping psychiatric medicines (commonly referred to as 'tapering') that are being led by researchers in Trinity College Dublin. For more information about these projects, click on the project pages below.

The protect study

The Priorities for Future Research on Reducing and Stopping Psychiatric Medicines (PROTECT)  study will use a James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership to come up with a Top 10 list of unanswered questions and uncertainties relating to reducing and stopping psychiatric medicines.

The SAFEGUARDING Psychiatric Medicines Use Project

The  Supporting sAFE and GradUAl ReDuctIon of loNG-term (SAFEGUARDING) Psychiatric Medicines Use project will assess current methods used by individuals at home as part of ‘DIY’ tapering plans.