Antidepressant prescribing for Canadian youth has increased: study — (CTV News/Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology)Wednesday, July 29th, 2020SSRI Ed note: In Canada, antidepressant prescriptions for children 18 and younger increased 36% from 2012 to 2016, mostly fluoxetine.
Protest held in Fort Saskatchewan after man charged in death of infant son granted bail — (Global News)Thursday, April 9th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man 23 yrs on psych meds, incl antipsychotic + 2 ADs, no diagnosis, extreme akathisia, told to stop meds, attacks kids in nightmare, kills 1-yr-old boy.
New study: antidepressants significantly raise the risk of suicide in the treatment of depression for adults — (Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry)Tuesday, June 25th, 2019SSRI Ed note: A 2019 study finds adults treated with antidepressants are 2.5 times more likely to attempt suicide than controls, due to effects of the drug, NOT depression.
A 20-Year-Old’s Death Was Ruled a Suicide — But Family Says She Was Murdered; Morgan Ingram’s family has never believed the official explanation of her death — (Wednesday, May 15th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Bright student taking amitryptaline (or perhaps recently stopped) dies of an overdose of the drug. Parents certain she was murdered by a stalker.
George Acres death: Mother of seven-year-old pleads insanity — (BBC News)Tuesday, January 15th, 2019SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes various meds including antidepressants to woman with pain. she dislikes "antipsychotics", stops them. Restarts meds, kills son shortly after.
Failing kidneys. Memory trouble. Big weight gain. The REAL legacy of a lifetime on depression pills…— (The Daily Mail)Monday, March 19th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Author sadly credits SSRIs for being productive despite her mom's negative mood influence, even while acknowledging their permanently damaging effects.
Records: 8-year-old girl dies after mom overdoses her with anti-depressants — (The Iowa Register)Tuesday, September 12th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Mum gives 8-yr-old child amitriptyline and other meds over a long period, the girl dies from drug toxicity. Mum charged.
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.
Troubled 13-year-old who stabbed his foster mother to death should never have been placed with inexperienced carers — (The Daily Record)Wednesday, August 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Boy, foster child, seemingly well adjusted, given medication (probably tricyclic antidepressants) stabs his foster mom to death on impulse.
Avoidable Mortality in Cumbria: A Case File Review of 78 Suicides — (Liverpool John Moores University)Monday, November 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Cumbria suicide data show that most victims 2008-2012 were on at least one pscyhoactive drug, and most were on an antidepressant. 48% of known on SSRI.
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.
Antidepressant overdose kills woman — (The Press)Tuesday, April 29th, 2014
FATAL 4×100; HOME-MADE KRATOM JUICE COCKTAIL — (Research Gate)Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Suicide verdict on Telford overdose man — (Shropshire Star)Thursday, March 6th, 2014
Rugeley woman lay dead as children played — (Staffordshire Newsletter)Wednesday, March 5th, 2014
Trempealeau Co. woman pleads not guilty in toddler’s death — (La Crosse Tribune)Wednesday, January 15th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is abusive, poisons boyfriend's 22-mo-old daughter with Oxycodone and diphenydramine
Woman died after taking her boyfriend’s medication — (Sunderland Echo)Monday, January 13th, 2014
Eastleigh man died after heroin overdose, inquest told — (Romsey Advertiser)Thursday, December 19th, 2013
Mystery remains over Swanscombe paraplegic's death — (News Shopper)Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
Burnley overdose mum's 'cry for help' — (Burnley and Pendle Citizen)Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
North Wales man who died after being hit by train had history of depression — (Daily Post)Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Narrative verdict on store manager's death — (Dorset Echo)Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Fatal overdose after operation — (Blackpool Gazette)Saturday, October 26th, 2013
Mom of boy held in stabbing speaks out — (San Diego Union Tribune)Saturday, October 19th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Fetal alcohol syndrome gets blamed for side effects of tricyclic antidepressant
Flawed results indicated woman died from overdose — (Isle of Man Courier)Sunday, October 13th, 2013
Amad Jumaily’s murder of wife June ‘not preventable’ — (BBC News)Friday, September 27th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man unhappy about marriage breakdown, non-drinker, prescribed Citalopram, starts to drink. Dose increased at 4-week check-in, murders wife next day.
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)Monday, September 16th, 2013
Autopsy finds bad heart, antidepressant killed “Low Tax” Looper — (Knox News)Friday, September 13th, 2013
Medication concerns raised day before woman’s death — (Yellow Advertiser)Friday, September 13th, 2013
CARLISLE MAN’S BODY FOUND A MONTH AFTER HE DIED — (News & Star)Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Whitley man died from a combination of prescribed medication and alcohol — (GetReading)Thursday, August 15th, 2013
Death of Lander man May 28th ruled accidental combination of drugs, alcohol — (County 10)Saturday, July 13th, 2013
Death of Arizona serial killer ruled a suicide — (The Evening Sun)Thursday, July 11th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man takes amitriptyline, drinks, kills 6 and wounds 19, later commits suicide by overdosing.
Teen in overdose tragedy was terrified of jail — (Birmingham Mail)Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
Saint Thomas Sued In Death Of Teen Who Took Prozac, Other Meds — (The Tennessean)Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
Partner's tribute to Llangennech man after tragic drug and alcohol death — (Llanelli Star)Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
Alcoholic Jean Morrish died at Sticklepath home after taking medication — (North Devon Journal)Thursday, March 21st, 2013
Left Hanging: Suicide in Bridgend — (davidhealy.org)Tuesday, March 12th, 2013SSRI Ed note: David Healy makes the case that the higher-than-expected rate of hanging suicides in Bridgend are due to antidepressant-induced suicide.
Woman killed herself after years of pain — (The Portsmouth News)Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Susan Tracey Armstrong died after taking 'combination of medications'— (Watford Observer)Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
Widow killed herself after tiff with new partner — (The Swindon Advertiser)Friday, February 1st, 2013
Sex assault led to depressed ex-bus driver taking her own life — (Swindon Advertiser)Thursday, January 31st, 2013
Limerick twins died from lethal ‘drugs cocktail’ — (Limerick Leader)Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Depression meds found in Accent Signage shooter’s home, police say — (MPR NEWS)Monday, October 8th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Introverted, "laid back guy" on Mirtazapine, Trazodone, Temazepam, buys gun, ammo, is fired, shoots, kills 5, at work then self. Mental illness blamed.