RFK granddaughter, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, died of drug overdose — (MSN.com)Saturday, August 3rd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Mental illness system (sad adolescent prescribed fluoxetine, causing worse problems, more drugs cause suicidality etc) claims another victim.
Fears as common anti-depressant sertraline linked to two deaths — (The Birmingham Mail)Monday, March 18th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Sertraline can kill in more ways than suicide, especially non-metabolizers. It killed a healthy young man and a new mom, but The System does not blame the med.
Family fears one of UK’s most commonly prescribed anti-depressant drugs stopped their 24-year-old son’s heart beating amid concerns it could harm others — (The Daily Mail)Sunday, March 17th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Two young people taking sertraline suffer sudden death, doctors suspect drug but coroners record deaths as from natural causes.
Commentary: It’s time for Utahns to reconsider the widespread use of antidepressants — (The Salt Lake Tribune)Sunday, July 29th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Progressive group in Utah understands that antidepressants are as serious a problem as opioids but without the hype. They urge Legislators to act.
Northwestern student’s death caused by alcohol, prescription drugs, ME finds — (The Chicago Tribune)Wednesday, May 9th, 2018SSRI Ed note: University student taking Proxac (fluoxetine) and bupropion (Wellbutrin) drinks alcohol, dies, coroner identifies cause as drug toxicity.
The full story about how Bristol boy Oliver McGowan died in Southmead Hospital — (Bristol Live)Saturday, April 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teen suffering seizures given olanzapine by hospital, dies of NMS. Doctor admits drug caused death, insists prescription appropriate, coroner agrees.
Patton Oswalt Reveals Wife Died Due to Prescription Medications and Undiagnosed Heart Condition — (People)Saturday, February 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Writer with undiagnosed heart condition takes Adderall, Xanax, fentanyl, dies in sleep.
Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose, medical examiner says — (CNN)Sunday, January 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Singer on temazepam (Restoril), alprazolam (Xanax), citalopram (Celexa) and painkillers works with hip fracture, it gets worse, he take too many meds, dies.
Mystery over postman’s tragic death — (The Wigan Post)Friday, December 15th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man who has been taking Tramadol and Zoloft for some time dies by taking a fatal overdose. Nobody believes this was deliberate.
Lil Peep cause of death revealed by coroner — (The Independent)Saturday, December 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Rapper overdoses on Xanax and painkiller 2 weeks after single from album hits top 100.
Mother of three, 34, who struggled to sleep at night accidentally killed herself with a cocktail of prescription pills after ‘living a game of chemical Russian roulette’ — (The Daily Mail)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young mum on many pills dies after taking a large, toxic combination. Coroner rules death was accidental.
Renowned yoga teacher Michael Stone dies after drug overdose in Victoria — (CBC News)Sunday, July 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Wellness guru is diagnosed with bipolar, medicated, gets worse,"more desperate", turns to opioids, dies of overdose.
Go to Jail. Die From Drug Withdrawal. Welcome to the Criminal Justice System — (Mother Jones)Sunday, February 5th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Two examples of the many inmates of North American jails who die annually because of lack of proper treatment for multi-med withdrawal problems.
Maidstone woman Sandra Young had taken lethal levels of fluoxetine before she collapsed at Iceland, inquest hears — (Kentonline)Friday, January 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac overdose, goes shopping, collapses and dies from drug toxicity.
Fountain Hills community rallies around family struck by tragedy — (AZFamily.com)Thursday, December 22nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Popular teen, good student with bright future, loves sports, prescribed antidepressants after brother's accident death, dies from overdose.
Overdose death of toddler is 4th this year — (The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinal)Sunday, October 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Girl, 2, dies of oxycodone, Trazodone. Father has a spill story for the painkiller but does not explain how she came to ingest the antidepressant.
Mum of teen killed by his drug-addict dad died from accidental overdose — (The Manchester Evening News)Wednesday, May 18th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman grieving for dead son prescribed cocktail of medications including diazepam, duloxetine (Cymbalta), quetiapin, drinks, dies of overdose.
Doctors prescribed man 145 opioid pills. Nine days after surgery, he died — (The Bellingham Herald)Sunday, May 15th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Post-tonsillectomy, doctors recklessly prescribe Percocet, Klonapin, Vicodin, Zoloft to young man who dies by overdose. Mother complains, secrecy protects docs.
Bracknell mum’s death due to accidental overdose — (Getreading)Friday, April 8th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman starts taking antidepressants, then binge drinking, overdoses on sleeping pills, codka and antridepressants. Not clear if suicide intended.
Doctor found dead in New Delhi AIIMS, cause unknown — (Hindustan Times)Friday, March 18th, 2016SSRI Ed note: New Delhi third-year resident doctor takes antidepressants, dies alone in room. Whether or not suicide unclear.
Family and friends pay tribute to “cheeky” Chard dad, Derek Cummins, after accidental overdose death — (Chard and Ilminster News)Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man has more than 30 times safe level of Celexa in his system, coroner decides there is no evidence he intended to kill himself.
N.Y. mom pleads guilty in drug overdose death of daughter, 6 — (CBS News)Tuesday, January 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mom on assorted drugs including antidepressants accidentally kills her 6-year-old daughter.
Children as young as two prescribed antidepressants linked to deaths — (The Adelaide Advertiser)Saturday, January 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Australia's Dr Kenneth Nunn defends drugging small children with SSRIs for autism, intellectual disability, child abuse/neglect and self-harm.
Wealthy Arab playboy found dead at £2,000-a-night Mayfair hotel after cocaine binge — (Evening Standard)Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on cocaine, cannabis, benzodiazepine and antidepressants dies of drug effects, only the illegal ones get headlines.
Claims a common antidepressant killed baby Summer — (The Age)Wednesday, November 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Baby of mom taking Lexapro dies one day after birth.
Jail Cell Death of Cleveland Mother Ruled Accidental — (Essence.com)Friday, November 13th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Double dose of antidepressant kills woman.
Woman Dies From Drinking Soda Along With Anti-Anxiety Meds — (Cosmopolitan)Friday, November 6th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman dies after overdosing on Prozac, vodka and pepsi
Lawsuit Claims Authorities Let Man, Serving Time for Ticket, Die in Macomb Jail — (Deadline Detroit)Thursday, September 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man sentenced to 30 days for failure to pay traffic ticket loses 50 lbs and dies of withdrawal from prescribed medication in 17 days. Family files lawsuit.
Prescription pills are Britain’s third biggest killer: Side-effects of drugs taken for insomnia and anxiety kill thousands. Why do doctors hand them out like Smarties? — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Psychiatric drugs, including antidepressants (1 in 11 adults in the OECD take these) are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
Her brain tormented her, and doctors could not understand why — (The Washington Post)Monday, September 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman given Klonopin, Ambien, Ativan, Xanax, nortiptyline, lithium, Zoloft, trazodone, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Prozac, Serzone, Paxil and Parnate finally dies.
‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ star Amanda Peterson died of accidental overdose, Coroner says — (Los Angeles Times)Sunday, September 13th, 2015
Drug overdose deaths in England and Wales highest since records began — (International Business Times)Thursday, September 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: The tally will not count the many antidepressant deaths not identified as such.
‘Queen of Versailles’ Star Victoria Siegel’s Autopsy Shows She Died of Methadone and Sertraline Toxicity — (Eton Line)Wednesday, July 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen "battling an addiction to prescription medication", on sertraline/Zoloft, methadone dies from overdose of these meds.
Depression Treatment And The Long Term Effects Of Drugs: Are They Safe? — (Inquisitr.com)Sunday, June 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Antidepressant takers 15X more likely to die by suicide. Psych drugs kill 500,000 people every year in the West.
Gaule is prime example of Shafer’s criminal behavior — (The Las Vegas Tribune)Friday, June 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Corrupt Public Guardian gives woman Effexor, Paxil, other psych meds so she is "incapacitated", "incoherent". Motives different but physicians do this too.
Antidepressants and other mood-altering drugs dangerous with very little benefit, expert argues — (The National Post)Tuesday, May 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Danish internist argues that psych drugs are deadly and ineffective, do more harm than good 98% of the time.
Woman died from an accidental overdose— (Lytham St. Annes Express)Tuesday, May 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: "Struggling" former nurse on fluoxetine, zopiclone, addicted to painkillers, overdoses on 4x dose morphine. Coroner assumes death accidental.
Woolhampton woman died from ‘cocktail’ of alcohol and prescribed drugs — (Newbury Weekly News)Sunday, April 26th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman leaves good-bye message, overdoses, coroner does not count death as suicide.
Anti-depressant overdose caused death of Fremington mother — (North Devon Journal)Saturday, February 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants, previously attempted suicide, dies by overdose. Coroner concludes death was accidental for no apparent reason.
Loudon woman receives maximum sentence in negligent homicide — (The Daily Times)Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta (duloxentine) ingests alcohol, morphine, oxycodone and the antidepressant and dies.
Death of Alexander George Ball — (Cumbria Coroner’s Report)Thursday, January 29th, 2015
Contra Costa County foster youth’s mysterious death under investigation — (San Jose Mercury News)Thursday, January 1st, 2015
A death in the Bakken: Worker’s family rejects drug conclusion — (EnergyWire)Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man on painkillers and Celexa engages in unsafe work, dies from drug effects.
NY woman accused of killing autistic son with lethal cocktail of drugs stands Trial — (CNN/fox13now.com)Saturday, September 13th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on Xanax, Prozac, Ambien, Celebrex, Trexone, hydrocodone kills son in a very cruel way - forcing him to ingest drug mixture, he dies slowly, painfully.
Chef died from toxic level of anti-depressants — (The Oxford Times)Friday, August 8th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Chef dies from ingesting toxic levels of fluoxetine.
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Schoolgirl, 15, accidentally killed herself after taking anti-depressants and painkillers for ‘fun’ at a bus stop with a friend after skipping lessons — (Daily Mail)Thursday, June 26th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teenage girls, 15, skip classes, take antidepressants and painkillers for fun, one dies of overdose.
Autopsy: Woman in custody of Adams County deputy died from antidepressant drug, alcohol intoxication — (7NEWS Denver)Tuesday, May 20th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman amitriptyline & fluoxetine dies by overdose combined with alcohol. Probable suicide. Everyone puzzled why she would do this.
Watford woman died after taking painkillers and antidepressants in ‘tragic accident’ — (Watford Observer)Monday, May 12th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on painkillers, amitriptyline and citalopram dies of drug overdose.