Antidepressants saved me – but they made my mental health worse — (The Spectator)Saturday, March 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman suffering anxiety, dark thoughts given high doses of 3 antidepressants, terrible side effects, improves with exercise, attributes benefit to meds. Odd.
Joshua Stimpson trial hears more evidence in Molly McLaren Dockside murder case — (KentOnline)Wednesday, January 31st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking his bipolar medication, stalks his ex-girlfriend, stabs her to death 75 times. No emotion. Jailed for life.
Urgent review launched into prescription pills after figures show one in 11 people take drugs they can become addicted to — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, January 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman given Effexor , does not work, GP adds Remeron, she sleeps all the time, tried to quits, has terrible withdrawal. Gov't is lobbied to stop the trend.
Father of Kirkersville killer discusses son’s past, events before shootings — (10 WBNS)Thursday, May 11th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on meds for "bipolar" for 2+ decades is aggressive, angry, can't concentrate, shoots and kills 3 people and himself. Father says he would never do drugs.
The Concussion Diaries: One High School Football Player’s Secret Struggle with CTE — (GQ)Tuesday, January 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young football player given Zoloft, Adderall, possible CTE, unsurprisingly feels very "messed up", suicidal, dies by suicide. Meds not suspected.
How Did George Michael Die? Cause Of Death For Ex-Wham! Singer Is Unknown As He Dies ‘Peacefully’ At Home — (Follow News)Sunday, December 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Singer takes zolpidem and Effexor, drives badly impaired, is convicted twice (2007 & 2010). At 53, dies in sleep at home, cause not yet known.
Operator in fatal Texas balloon crash flew despite cloud warning, using painkillers and antidepressants — (Dallas News)Friday, December 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Balloon pilot with DUI convictions for car, usually careful flying, goes up in cloudy weather on various medications including Wellbutrin, crashed, killing 16.
‘Caring, clever’ teacher fell to her death from viaduct after being ‘overloaded with stress’ at school — (The Mirror)Thursday, November 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Caring, clever, intellectual" teacher is anxious, gets medication, becomes overwhelmed, paranoid, cannot sleep, dies by suicide. Workload blamed.
Police: ‘Very lackadaisical’ driver charged in fatal crash had double dose of antidepressant in system — (The News Tribune)Tuesday, July 26th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman, 73, on antidepressants causes fatal crash, appears unconcerned.
Driver who killed popular motorcyclist Jon ‘Panda’ Aicken in Roydon dodges jail — (Hertfordshire Mercury)Friday, July 15th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants for 4 weeks hits and kills a motorcyclist with her car, does not stop.
The kids are not alright – What is driving teenagers in India, across socio-economic groups, to anxiety and depression? — (The Indian Express)Sunday, April 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man develops a strong crush on a popular girl, when after 5 years she rejects him he takes antidepressants, loses motivation, his excellent grades drop.
Shattered Dream: The Shocking Death of Former Braves Phenom. Tommy Hanson Left Friends, Family to Pick Up the Pieces — (Bleacher Report)Monday, March 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Happy, family-oriented former major-league baseball player takes antidepressants for grief, loses edge, kills himself with drugs and alcohol.
N.J. cop killed in crash had booze, drugs in system — (NY Daily News)Friday, February 26th, 2016
The Unremembered — (The Globe and Mail)Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Four suicides, three soldiers known to be on antidepressants and other meds. The Canadian military still refuses to connect the antidepressant-suicide dots.
Man pleads guilty in death of East Penn CEO — (Reading Eagle)Wednesday, October 21st, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, Fentanyl, oxycodone, Vasotec, methamphetamine, clonazepam, oxycodone and marijuana drives 2x speed limit, hits and kills woman.
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)Tuesday, September 30th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)Sunday, August 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teen who suffered abuse, neglect as a boy given psychotropic drugs instead of useful guidance for years. Foster kids given more drugs than others.
CSU student's October suicide prompts policy changes — (Coloradoan.com)Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
As more students face mental health issues, MSU strengthens support — (Bozeman Daily Chronicle)Sunday, December 1st, 2013SSRI Ed note: North American College students stressed, suicide rates rising with antidepressant use. But A/D use is the one factor never mentioned in suicide analyses.
Plane crash pilot pleads not guilty — (Bonner County Daily Bee)Friday, October 11th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Pilot taking Seroquel, Lexapro misjudges landing, causes non-fatal crash.
Mother of deceased students files wrongful death lawsuit — (The Daily Mississippian)Thursday, June 20th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Driver on Prozac crosses median, killing 2 students
Husband holds 'enormous hate' for hit and run accused — (ABC News Australia)Tuesday, June 4th, 2013
Ryan Freel seemed to have it all—a major league career, a loving family, a few million in the bank. But life without baseball was more than he could bear — (Sportsnet)Thursday, April 18th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Major league baseball player takes antidepressants, suffers concussion, marriage ends, he kills himself with gun.
Mother dead, one-year-old stable after eight story plunge from Harlem apartment — (New York Post)Wednesday, March 13th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on medication for postpartum depression writes incomprehensible 7-page suicide note, jumps from 8th floor window to her death.
What happened to Phoebe? — (The Age)Sunday, December 9th, 2012
What happened to Barbie? — (The Daily News)Tuesday, November 20th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Young woman with developmental challenges prescribed Zoloft, starts a psychiatroc meds-induced downward spiral. A zombie by 36, she dies of a blood clot.
Sub arsonist wanted to leave work early — (Portland Press Herald)Friday, November 9th, 2012
NTSB issues report on Clarkson Valley helicopter crash — (Newsmagazine Network)Monday, October 1st, 2012
Risk of Car Accidents Up With Antidepressant Use — (HealthDay News)Friday, September 14th, 2012
Antidepressants: risk of accident is highest when starting treatment — (Sciences et Avenir)Friday, August 31st, 2012
Pilot Says Grace of God Saved Him in Plane Crash — (NBC Washington)Thursday, August 9th, 2012
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Woman died after accidental overdose, inquest hears — (Southern Daily Echo)Friday, April 20th, 2012
Plane Crash Victim Was Sioux Falls Doctor — (Keloland.com)Thursday, March 29th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Pilot on fluoxetine (Prozac) and Trazodone fails to land plane properly and is killed.
Cops: Lady Who Overdosed Drove to CVS for Meds — (Middletown Patch)Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
When Medicating Kids Goes Very, Very Wrong — (Blog Her)Monday, October 31st, 2011
Strokes and psychiatrists — (Augusta Free Press)Sunday, October 16th, 2011
Chronic Depression Interrupts Classes — (The Famuan)Friday, October 7th, 2011
Betty Bates: Healing begins with understanding — (B.C. Local News)Sunday, October 2nd, 2011
Woman's Alleged Killer on Heavy Meds — (Temecula Patch)Wednesday, August 10th, 2011
Cops: Mother Crashes Car With Kids, Drugs Could Be Cause — (wftv.com)Saturday, July 30th, 2011
NTSB Cites Pilot Error for 2011 Z Islander Apartments Plane Crash — (KBTX.com)Saturday, May 28th, 2011
Child’s multiple diagnoses create challenges for Topeka family — (The Topeka Capital-Journal )Sunday, May 15th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Child given "more than 60" meds, many diagnoses finally gets only Adderall, Seroquel +Zoloft, still aggressive. A miracle that he can manage at all.
Carrie Fisher – Fisher: ‘I Didn’t Know Who I Was After Six Days Of Insomnia’ — (Contactmusic.com)Wednesday, February 16th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Actress who is given antidepressants remains depressed, struggles with addiction and other problems, dies at 60.
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)Saturday, November 27th, 2010
STATE v. CICCHINELLI — (Leagle)Friday, August 27th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Woman driving after drinking wine, taking Lexapro and other meds drive impaired, kills pedestrian. State expert misses issue of SSRI/wine combination.
Can SSRI's do any long-term damage? — (Calorie Count)Thursday, July 29th, 2010