Maria Fowler opens up about her suicide attempt on This Morning: “It was like a dark cloud coming over me”; — (Daily Mirror)Tuesday, July 9th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Talk show host suffers serious antidepressant withdrawal, admits losing interest in living, blames relapse not withdrawal
In the Crosshairs: Chris Kyle, a decorated sniper, tried to help a troubled veteran. The result was tragic — (The New Yorker)Monday, June 3rd, 2013SSRI 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)Friday, May 17th, 2013SSRI 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)Thursday, April 18th, 2013SSRI 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)Thursday, January 24th, 2013
The Death of David Oliver Relin — (Outside Online)Thursday, December 6th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Author commits suicide after lawsuit against him dismissed.
Tony Scott had antidepressant in system but no cancer — (The Guardian)Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Sage Stallone Friend: Death Was “Absolutely Not Suicide” — (E News)Wednesday, July 18th, 2012SSRI 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)Sunday, June 24th, 2012
Mary Kennedy Death — (TMZ)Thursday, May 17th, 2012
Depressed star of TV’s The Bill killed himself after failing to sell his house — (Daily Record)Thursday, April 12th, 2012SSRI 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)Tuesday, April 10th, 2012
The Tragic Suicide Death of Junior Seau — (Psych Central)Sunday, March 4th, 2012SSRI 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)Friday, March 2nd, 2012
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)Saturday, November 19th, 2011SSRI 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)Tuesday, November 8th, 2011
Dr. Andrew Weil: Depression – my experience — (ABC News)Monday, November 7th, 2011
WHO’S WHO: Isabella Blow — (Vogue)Friday, November 4th, 2011SSRI 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)Monday, September 26th, 2011
Liberal Senator Mary Jo Fisher on medication when arrested for shoplifting — (News.com.au)Thursday, September 8th, 2011
One in five MPs on meds for depression, claims Andrew Robb — (The Australian)Thursday, September 8th, 2011
A mother’s call on World Suicide Prevention Day — (Philippine Daily Inquirer)Wednesday, September 7th, 2011SSRI 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)Friday, September 2nd, 2011
Iris Chang's Mother Revisits Daughter's Legacy in Cupertino — (Cupertino Patch)Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Gail Porter steps out, four months after being sectioned — (OK!)Thursday, August 25th, 2011
Famous Reality Star’s Husband Assaults Her & Then Kills Self: 2 Week WithdrawalWednesday, August 24th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Husband of reality TV star Taylor Armstrong beats her badly, kills himself.
More Thoughts On Rick Rypien, Head Trauma — (Capital Region Sports)Friday, August 19th, 2011
Son of author Debbie Macomber found dead — (Port Orchard Independent Reporter)Thursday, August 11th, 2011
Letters from Heaven – Bill Morrissey — (altcountry.org)Sunday, July 24th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Singer-songwriter dies at 59.
Sinead O’Connor’s sad slide from being pop’s most ethereal beauty — (Daily Mail)Monday, July 11th, 2011
John Galliano took antidepressants 'like candy' — (The Telegraph)Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011
Famous Star of Teen Mom, Amber Portwood, Attempts SuicideThursday, June 16th, 2011
Famous Pop Singer Hangs HimselfFriday, May 27th, 2011
Famous Band Star's Father Kills His Wife, The Mother of the Band StarWednesday, May 25th, 2011
Famous Dancing With the Stars Actress Paulina Porizkova Emotionally Numbed by LexaproSaturday, May 21st, 2011
Famous Woman, Paris Hilton, Has Her House Robbed: Robber Was in Several Days WithdrawalThursday, April 28th, 2011
Prozac Ad Model Sues Because She Doesn’t Have Depression, Irony Ensues — (Legal Match)Thursday, April 14th, 2011
Famous Pop Star Adam Ant Says Antidepressants Left Him In Purgatory: Wants to Abolish ThemMonday, April 4th, 2011
Famous Wombats Star Matthew Murphy Reveals Problems With Depression MedsMonday, April 4th, 2011
Elizabeth Taylor dies of congestive heart failure — (St. Augustine Record)Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011SSRI 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)Wednesday, February 16th, 2011SSRI 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 SuicideSaturday, February 12th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Famous jazz composer dies from antidepressant overdose.
Famous Drummer Presecribed a Dangerous Combo of Antidepresants that Led to a Grand Mal SeizureFriday, February 4th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Drummer in new wave band Stick People takes antidepressants, suffers grand mal seizure.
Ex-WWE Developmental Star Commits Suicide — (Wrestling Inc)Thursday, January 27th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Famous Wrestler on antidepressants kills himself.
Terry Newton’s death a ‘warning to others’ — (The Telegraph)Monday, December 20th, 2010SSRI 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 SuicideSunday, October 24th, 2010
Famous Comic Writer Dies of Accidental Overdose of Prozac & WellbutrinWednesday, October 20th, 2010SSRI 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)Thursday, September 16th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Up and coming tennis player a force to be reckoned with until she takes Wellbutrin.