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Alcohol - Client Resources

These resources describe some of the interactions between alcohol and commonly prescribed mental health medications. The information provided in these resources is general only and we encourage you to speak with a health professional to discuss more detailed interactions. 

Let us know if you have ever experienced different interactions, as this may inform future iterations of these resources.


Alcohol and Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication (Stimulants)

Alcohol and Atypical Antipsychotics

Alcohol and Benzodiazepines

Alcohol and Lithium

Alcohol and Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs)

Alcohol and Mood Stabilisers

Alcohol and Noradrenergic & Specific Serotonergic Antidepressants (NaSSAs)

Alcohol and Serotonin-Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors (SNRIs)

Alcohol and Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs)

Alcohol and Tricyclic Antidepressants (TCAs) 

Alcohol and Typical Antipsychotics