Archive for Suicide – Page 4

Jodie Jose, 22, suffocated herself in her car after battle with severe depression — (Essex Live)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman taking antidepressants dies by suicide.
Meldreth teenager who ended own life ‘slipped through the cracks’ of mental health system, inquest concludes — (The Royston Crow)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18, going through a "down" period is prescribed antidepressants by GP, commits suicide a month later. Mental health underfunding blamed.
My Daughter’s Medication Was Better Regulated Than the Gun She Used to End Her Life — (Vogue)
SSRI Ed note: Suicide victim's mom questions wait between refills of antidepressants that keep her increasingly depressed, suicidal daughter "healthy", wants gun control.
Inquest: ‘Loving, caring and popular’ teen Reece Burrowes found hanged in Danson Park, Bexleyheath, days after being prescribed antidepressants — (This Is Local London)
SSRI Ed note: Happy, popular football player, 17, prescribed setraline commits suicide days later. Everyone shocked, hidden depression blamed.
Paul Gascoigne’s lookalike nephew begged to be sectioned five weeks before his sudden death aged just 22 reveals his grieving mother — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: On antidepressants since 13, young man struggles with "mental health demons", is depressed, self-harms, has OCD, nobody suspects meds. Dies by suicide at 22.
Veteran’s suicidal past wasn’t known when police put him in cell, inquiry hears — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan veteran, 27, placed on antidepressants and neuroleptics, becomes suicidal and abuses alcohol, commits suicide. Connection officially ignored.
Jury awards $12 million to estate of Madison man who took his life after being released from hospital — (The New Haven Register)
SSRI Ed note: Hospital decides man should taper off his anxiety medication, discharges him, he dies by suicide, jury finds hospital negligent.
Suicide Rates Rise While Antidepressant Use Climbs — (Mad in America)
SSRI Ed note: Suicides of US females increased sharply 1999-2014. % on antidepressants doubled during this time. in 2008, 5% girls, 3% boys 12-17 on antidepressants.
Mum of five died after TWO ambulances were diverted elsewhere — (The Daily Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 37, dies from overdose of antidepressants but coroner does not record suicide verdict because she called emergency services.
Coroner: Kindra Chapman committed suicide by hanging — (The Birmingham News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18 on benzodiazepines and tricyclic antidepressants steals cellphone, is put in jail, where she becomes agitated and hangs herself.
Woman, 30, who was desperate for children killed herself and left a note saying she ‘wanted to be loved’ after a late night row with her partner over starting a family — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman being treated for depression, past overdose, drinks alcohol, argues with live-in boyfriend, hangs herself.
Moving tributes paid, after University of York students’ inquests — (York Press)
SSRI Ed note: Young man appears to experience improved mood on antidepressants, then self-harms, argues with girlfriend and hangs himself.
La Electrician Who Plunged To His Death From Wilshire Grand Center Committed Suicide — (JIST NEWS)
SSRI Ed note: Construction worker taking antidepressants jumps to his death from 53 floors up.
Banker killed himself after telling wife of affair — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Shortly before his death a man is prescribed anti-depressants and sleeping pills. "Despite" this, his mental state deteriorates and he commits suicide.
Tom Fallis murder trial: Attorneys present stories of an angry husband and a depressed wife during opening statements — (Greeley Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants until she became pregnant miscarries, dies by gunshot, husband claims suicide, 2 juries agree but med-ignorant "48 Hours" doesn't.
Junior doctor committed suicide fearing his health would stop him from ‘being the best’ — (Metro U.K.)
SSRI Ed note: Young doctor is treated for depression after losing a relationship and failing an exam, a few years later when all is well he kills himself by overdose.
CMED boss was ‘suffering from depression’ — (The Zimbabwe Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Zimbabwe CEO takes antidepressants, commits suicide by shooting himself a couple of months later. No apparent reason, everyone surprised.
Cody Glode suicide shows mental health system is in crisis, says mother — (CBC)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 20, medicated with antidepressants since 13 seriously depressed, meds no longer "work", dies by suicide. Lack of services and mental illness blamed.
Airdrie mom calling for mental health reform following son’s suicide — (Airdrie City View)
SSRI Ed note: Young man with everything to live for dies by suicide in withdrawal from Pristiq.
Former Royal Marine committed suicide after being plagued by violent temper tantrums due to steroid abuse — (Manchester Evening News)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants and steroids experiences blind rages and becomes seriously suicidal, finally succeeds. Only steroids blamed.
The Unremembered — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI 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.
Former Bachelor Contestant Lex McAllister Dies From Apparent Suicide — (Jezebel)
SSRI Ed note: Contestant on T.V. show, diagnosed with depression and bipolar, threatens suicide, overdoses on prescription medication and dies.
Lil’ Chris’s family talk frankly about his struggle with depression at inquest — (What to Watch)
SSRI Ed note: Motivated, successful young singer calls GP with unspecified concenrs about his antidepressant, hands himself the next day. Depression blamed.
Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds / BMJ Article — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Landmark study: Pharma companies continue to lie and manipulate/misrepresent data to hide the true suicide rates of people on SSRIs.
Mother questions inpatient psychiatric care of son (17) who took own life — (The Irish Times)
SSRI Ed note: Teenager becomes suicidal on Fluoxetine (Prozac) and Risperidone, so his doctors increase the dose of Prozac and he dies by suicide.
Depression battle for man found dead in churchyard — (The Daily Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Popular man, 22, distraught over break-up, takes antidepressants, dies by suicide.
Children as young as two prescribed antidepressants linked to deaths — (The Adelaide Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Australia's Dr Kenneth Nunn defends drugging small children with SSRIs for autism, intellectual disability, child abuse/neglect and self-harm.
Body of depressed City worker who threw himself under a train ended up in the cab next to the horrified driver — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man whose girlfriend dies feels bad, GP prescribes antidepressants, he becomes suicidal, jumps in front of train. Depression blamed.
Husband opens up about late wife’s battle with PPD — (WoodTV8)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking medication for depression appears to attempt murder-suicide. She dies, her 2 small children survive.
‘Promising’ student died from antidepressant overdose after recording emotional videos about her boyfriend — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Pharmacy student, 18, taking antidepressants has history of suicidality, commits suicide by overdose.
How Football Pulled The Trigger: Zack Langston’s Family Reflects On His Tragically Short Life — (Vice Sports)
SSRI Ed note: Football player, 27, possible CTE, is given antidepressants including Lexapro, has mood swings, rages, suicidal thoughts, dies by suicide. Meds not suspected.
Lush reunited: ‘We were seen as a band who’d turn up to the opening of a packet of crisps’ — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: LUSH drummer worries about turning 30, breakup with girlfriend, takes Prozac, kills himself. Nobody "saw it coming".
The Incomprehensibility of Death by Suicide — (Radio-Canada)
SSRI Ed note: Popular hockey player/university student given antidepressants, loses control of emotions, becomes suicidal, stabs himself to death. Depression blamed.
Alabama Girl Medically Kidnapped and Forced on Drugs: Parents Facing Jail for Failure to Pay State Child Support — (Health Impact News)
SSRI Ed note: Family may be poor metabolizes of antidepressants, given the 2 suicides. Teenager is drugged by state against her mom's wishes.
A Quincy suicide leaves grief and questions — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Depression medication makes life worse for 18-year-old star student.
Teen found hanged in woods may have been making a ‘cry for help’ — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: 14-yr-old boy given Prozac to help him cope with changing schools becomes preoccupied with suicide and kills himself 10 days later.
A Straight-A Student Killed Himself After Having A Bad Comedown — (UNILAD)
SSRI Ed note: Talented student, 18, uses MDMA, gets suicidal, is prescribed fluoxetine. He commits suicide a few months later, only the illegal drug is suspected.
Renowned doctor rules Castle Rock teen’s death homicide, not suicide — (kdvr FOX 31 Denver)
SSRI Ed note: Teen who ran out of antidepressant dies by suicide (hanging) nobody believes she would do this. Article title misleading.
Top comedy writer who penned jokes for James Corden, Steve Coogan and Jack Dee gassed himself in car next to his favourite fishing lake after battle with depression — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Writer on antidepressants argues with wife, leaves home, commits suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. Depression blamed.
Tragic fashion student took her own life just a month after her ex killed himself — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes anti-psychotics (!) and anti-depressants to talented young woman, 21, for depression, she reacts to boyfriend's suicide by killing herself.
Though danger signs were everywhere, boy’s life was still lost — (The Portland Press Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 14, from troubled home struggling to fit in at school becomes impulsive, suicidal, takes Zoloft intermittently, dies by suicide.
Schoolgirl took fatal overdose of tablets ‘after being teased by pupils for being poor’ — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 14 with divorcing parents has meltdown, experiences social challenges, takes antidepressants, becomes suicidal and kills herself.
‘Bright and intelligent’ teacher who ‘struggled with insomnia and depression’ found hanged in park — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher who has problems with sleep and addiction to prescription meds dies by suicide.
What did grand jury hear in mysterious Mason death? — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac shot and killed, police interrogate husband but grand jury accepts that suicide more likely.
EXCLUSIVE: Death of country music star Eddie Montgomery’s son linked to overdose, as mom admits he was depressed after splitting with his fiancée but had recently passed a drug test — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Antidepressants do not count as drugs, according to Hunter's mother, Tracy Nunan, a nurse.
His 83-year-old wife jumped to her death from a Kaiser clinic — why? — (Los Angeles Times)
SSRI Ed note: Why would an 83-yr-old jump to her death? Maybe it was the Prozac, citalopram and Xanax, they gave her?
Norton woman found dead on New Year’s Day had seen doctor about depression — (Staffs Live)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman given antidepressants after mom's cancer death becomes erratic, argumentative, then hangs herself.
Tragic mum drowned herself after council refused to take in autistic daughter — (The Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Mom treated for postpartum depression after birth of son has a daughter with autism, she drinks, claims she cannot cope, dies by suicide.
In Unit Stalked by Suicide, Veterans Try to Save One Another — (The New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Veteran's Affairs continues to push drugs, ignoring increased suicide risk
The Human Cost of a Misleading Drug-Safety Study [329] — (The Atlantic)
SSRI Ed note: Talented 25-yr old stabs herself to death on Paxil in 2002. All the players in misrepresenting Paxil safety remain unapologetic.