Archive for Celebrity – Page 2

Maria Fowler opens up about her suicide attempt on This Morning: “It was like a dark cloud coming over me”; — (Daily Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Talk show host suffers serious antidepressant withdrawal, admits losing interest in living, blames relapse not withdrawal
Former Highland Games champion who shot himself in head with a bolt gun was stressed and depressed, inquest hears — (Daily Record)
In the Crosshairs: Chris Kyle, a decorated sniper, tried to help a troubled veteran. The result was tragic — (The New Yorker)
SSRI Ed note: Veteran on prescription drug cocktail including antidepressants shoots American hero.
Is Titus Young the latest NFL player suffering from hits to the head? — (CBS Sports.com)
SSRI Ed note: Football player in withdrawal exhibits increasingly aggressive, belligerent behaviour, gets into trouble. Concussions / CTE blamed.
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)
SSRI Ed note: Major league baseball player takes antidepressants, suffers concussion, marriage ends, he kills himself with gun.
Nene King claims friends stole from her while she was addicted to drugs — (The Age – Victoria)
The Death of David Oliver Relin — (Outside Online)
SSRI Ed note: Author commits suicide after lawsuit against him dismissed.
Tony Scott had antidepressant in system but no cancer — (The Guardian)
Lawsuit Against The NHLPA By The Late Derek Boogaard’s Family Signals Legal Concern For The NHL —(Ruling Sports)
Sage Stallone Friend: Death Was “Absolutely Not Suicide” — (E News)
SSRI Ed note: Young filmmaker, heavy smoker, takes meds for anxiety and depression (Vicodin, Klonapin, Paxil), dies of arteriosclerosis at 36.
Job for the girl: Olympic star Tasha Danvars is new mental health envoy — (Daily Mirror)
Mary Kennedy Death — (TMZ)
Depressed star of TV’s The Bill killed himself after failing to sell his house — (Daily Record)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed actor prescribed antidepressants and kills himself when a house sale falls through.
It's time for a gratuitous bum shot, courtesy of Imogen Thomas — (Daily Mirror)
The Tragic Suicide Death of Junior Seau — (Psych Central)
SSRI Ed note: Former NFL player takes Ambien, even though it is not helping him sleep. He dies by suicide, CTE is the suspected cause, not the med.
Leslie Carter's Drive for Fame Fueled Her Depression, Source — (People Magazine)
Manchester City star Adam Johnson feared for pal who committed suicide after rumours of girlfriend’s alleged affair with John Terry’s brother — (Manchester Evening News)
SSRI Ed note: Football goalkeeper gets antidepressants while recovering from injury, suspects girlfriend unfaithful, lethargic, dies by suicide.
Kim Richards Spills the Beans on Her Drug Issues—(Gather)
Dr. Andrew Weil: Depression – my experience — (ABC News)
WHO’S WHO: Isabella Blow — (Vogue)
SSRI Ed note: Talented, artistic woman, known to have an eye for developing talent, takes many medications for depression, ultimately commits suicide by drinking weed killer.
Audio: Producer Says Vesta was Taking Pills for Depression — (EURWeb)
Liberal Senator Mary Jo Fisher on medication when arrested for shoplifting — (News.com.au)
One in five MPs on meds for depression, claims Andrew Robb — (The Australian)
A mother’s call on World Suicide Prevention Day — (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
SSRI Ed note: Happy, gregarious young woman is sad, takes antidepressants, notes there is "something about them", her "perception of reality" changes, she dies by suicide.
Mother, friend say Belak battled depression — (National Post)
Iris Chang's Mother Revisits Daughter's Legacy in Cupertino — (Cupertino Patch)
Gail Porter steps out, four months after being sectioned — (OK!)
Famous Reality Star’s Husband Assaults Her & Then Kills Self: 2 Week Withdrawal
SSRI Ed note: Husband of reality TV star Taylor Armstrong beats her badly, kills himself.
More Thoughts On Rick Rypien, Head Trauma — (Capital Region Sports)
Son of author Debbie Macomber found dead — (Port Orchard Independent Reporter)
Letters from Heaven – Bill Morrissey — (altcountry.org)
SSRI Ed note: Singer-songwriter dies at 59.
Sinead O’Connor’s sad slide from being pop’s most ethereal beauty — (Daily Mail)
John Galliano took antidepressants 'like candy' — (The Telegraph)
Famous Star of Teen Mom, Amber Portwood, Attempts Suicide
Famous Pop Singer Hangs Himself
Famous Band Star's Father Kills His Wife, The Mother of the Band Star
Famous Dancing With the Stars Actress Paulina Porizkova Emotionally Numbed by Lexapro
Famous Woman, Paris Hilton, Has Her House Robbed: Robber Was in Several Days Withdrawal
Prozac Ad Model Sues Because She Doesn’t Have Depression, Irony Ensues — (Legal Match)
Famous Pop Star Adam Ant Says Antidepressants Left Him In Purgatory: Wants to Abolish Them
Famous Wombats Star Matthew Murphy Reveals Problems With Depression Meds
Elizabeth Taylor dies of congestive heart failure — (St. Augustine Record)
SSRI Ed note: Actress dies of congestive heart failure after years of taking too many and incompatible medications
Carrie Fisher – Fisher: ‘I Didn’t Know Who I Was After Six Days Of Insomnia’ — (Contactmusic.com)
SSRI Ed note: Actress who is given antidepressants remains depressed, struggles with addiction and other problems, dies at 60.
Famous Jazz Musician Dies From Overdose of Antidepressants: Likely Suicide
SSRI Ed note: Famous jazz composer dies from antidepressant overdose.
Famous Drummer Presecribed a Dangerous Combo of Antidepresants that Led to a Grand Mal Seizure
SSRI Ed note: Drummer in new wave band Stick People takes antidepressants, suffers grand mal seizure.
Ex-WWE Developmental Star Commits Suicide — (Wrestling Inc)
SSRI Ed note: Famous Wrestler on antidepressants kills himself.
Terry Newton’s death a ‘warning to others’ — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Rugby player on steroids, antidepressants, alcohol loses his job due to illegal substances, hangs himself. Coroner does not record as suicide.
Famous Singer's Sister Commits Suicide
Famous Comic Writer Dies of Accidental Overdose of Prozac & Wellbutrin
SSRI Ed note: Comedy writer prescribed Prozac and Wellbutrin dies of overdose (of these meds)
Joy for Mirjana Lucic; A Journey to Hell and Back — (Bleacher Report)
SSRI Ed note: Up and coming tennis player a force to be reckoned with until she takes Wellbutrin.