HeadMeds gives young people in the United Kingdom general information about medication. HeadMeds does not give you medical advice. Please talk to your Doctor or anyone else who is supporting you about your own situation because everyone is different. Please read more important details about our site.

About HeadMeds

This section covers the aims of Headmeds,  the organisations behind the site, and how we have produced it. There are also details about understanding mental health and how you can contact us.


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Terms & Conditions

Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using this website.

Privacy & Cookie Policies

YoungMinds is committed to safeguarding your privacy online, and to letting you know how we use any personal information that you provide to us.

YoungMinds and the Innovation Lab

HeadMeds has been produced as part of the Innovation Labs initiative, which has created seven digital tools to improve the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people.

HeadMeds Objectives

HeadMeds is a website for young people about mental health medication, launched in March 2014 and is owned and managed by the national charity YoungMinds.

Understanding mental health

Everybody knows how important it is to look after their physical health, but sometimes people forget to look after their mental health.

Creating HeadMeds

We have thought carefully about ways to make sure that the information we give on this site is as useful, reliable and up-to-date as possible.

Jargon Buster

Making sense of some of those words, terms and phrases that you might be unsure about.

Promoting HeadMeds

Assets for promoting Headmeds