FBI and Ithaca Police Find AR-15, Homemade Bomb in Former Cornell Student’s Apartment — (The Cornell Daily Sun)Wednesday, April 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed student taking psych meds stockpiles weapons, ammunition, stops taking meds, becomes manic, builds a bomb, is caught, faces serious prison time.
Darlington mom sentenced to 120 years for murdering her children — (The Journal & Courier)Monday, March 19th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman diagnosed with depression becomes "unemotional", kills her children and attempts suicide the same month. 99.9% chance she took antidepressants.
Macomb Township woman accused of biting ear ‘enraged’ by meds mention — (Macomb Daily)Sunday, March 18th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman on "half-dozen" drugs for depression, bipolar argues with ex, bites off part of his ear, laughs.
‘Enraged’ driver ran over man twice — ( News.com.au)Saturday, March 17th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman on depression, bipolar meds runs over man for throwing cheeseballs at her car, is charged, makes up preposterous story for court.
DNA on drugs: How genetic tests could make prescriptions more precise — (The Globe and Mail)Friday, March 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Pharmacogenetic testing reveals who cannot metobolize meds incl. antidepressants, and will likely be harmed. Such tests should be done prior to prescribing.
Red flags: The troubled path of accused Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz — (The Washington Post)Saturday, March 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Adopted teen loses parents, given psych drugs for years, collects guns, exhibits serious odd, antisocial behaviour, kills 17 at former school.
Mental Health Challenges: A Holistic Problem Requiring A Holistic Solution — (Reader comment)Thursday, March 8th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Writer reacts strongly against the pharma message that unhappiness = sickness and pills are the answer.
Lost, resentful, thinking about ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ he found little boy’s house, accused killer said — (The Herald-Leader)Tuesday, March 6th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Nurse on narcotics, antidepressants kills 8-yr-old boy during psychotic episode. Marijuana blamed. Potential death penalty.
Medical Student Stabbed to Death in Library Was ‘The Little Engine That Could,’ Mom Says — (Yahoo)Thursday, March 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man, diagnosed/drugged as teen breaks into neighbours' house, court forces meds on him, he stabs random med student in library, killing her. Disoriented.
More than brain chemistry: Is society, not just serotonin, contributing to increasing rates of depression? — (ABC Australia)Tuesday, February 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Researcher and author achieve the ground-breaking realization that "depression" is social, not medical, in origin.
When love isn’t enough A daughter’s suicide leaves a grieving father searching for answers — (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)Sunday, February 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Talented student suffers physical challenge, ECT, forced into inactivity she is treated for "mental illness", she becomes suicidal, overdoses, dies.
Fidel Castro’s son, a bookish nuclear scientist, commits suicide — (The Washington Post)Thursday, February 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Eldest son of Fidel Castro is hospitalized for depression following his father's death, gets treatment as outpatient (antidepressants), dies by suicide.
Joshua Stimpson trial hears more evidence in Molly McLaren Dockside murder case — (KentOnline)Wednesday, January 31st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking his bipolar medication, stalks his ex-girlfriend, stabs her to death 75 times. No emotion. Jailed for life.
This brilliant Ottawa tech pioneer had wealth and a wonderful family. His suicide shocked everyone. — (The Ottawa Citizen)Tuesday, January 30th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Stressed entrepreneur has breakdown, is prescribed anti-anxiety med, dies by suicide 6 mo later. Everyone shocked.
Mum who campaigned for people with depression Corrine Leatherbarrow was found dead below cliffs at Kynance Cove — (Cornwall Live)Monday, January 29th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Woman takes antidepressants for many years, continues to be depressed, eventually she dies from jumping off a cliff.
The Cranberries Singer Dolores O’Riordan Has Died At Age 46 — (ET CANADA)Monday, January 15th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Performer stressed by split with husband gets psychiatric medication for depression, bipolar, has air rage incident (no alcohol), in Jan 2018 "dies suddenly".
Police: Mom kills husband, two sons before shooting herself at upscale resort — (WYFF 4)Wednesday, January 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: "Depressed" Mum, pillar of church, gets treatment from pysch ward, shoots and kills husband, two sons and herself. No motive. Depression blamed.
Luebrecht found guilty — (Putnam County Sentinal)Friday, January 5th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on neuroleptics, antidepressants plans, carries out murder of 14-mo son, pleads involuntary intoxication. Experts lie, court rejects. Mental illness cited.
Family’s anguish over missing student Sophie Smith after revealing she left suicide note before disappearing on Boxing Day — (The Sun)Thursday, January 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Student being treated for anxiety and depression disappears after talking of suicide, leaves suicide note. Mother urges others to seek the same "help".
Man who killed Colorado deputy fled mental ward in 2014, document shows — (The Chicago Tribune)Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Honorably discharged army veteran, lawyer on multiple psych meds stockpiles ammunition, starts acting strangely, shoots at police officers, kills 1, injures 4.
‘I want it to stop’. At 15, Ruben Urbina couldn’t bear his depression and anxiety anymore. So he called police with a chilling threat — (The Washington Post)Wednesday, December 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Promising student on antipsychotics, antidepressants has suicidal thoughts, self-harms, attempts suicide, is killed by police who claim shooting justified.
Depressed Greenpeace boss died after stepping into the path of a tube in front of his horrified father as they both returned from visiting his dementia-stricken mother — (The Daily Mail)Monday, December 18th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Environmental activist, history of depression, failed marriages, suicide attempts, "responding well to medication" (!?!) steps in front of train, dies.
Christopher Chad Dawson Obituary — (The Star-Telegram)Wednesday, December 13th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Surgeon self-medicates for anxiety & depression, marriage falls apart, personality changes, murders his beloved children, kills himself. Depression blamed.
Haunting Instagram diary of girl, 11, who detailed plan to die before suicide — (News Corp Australia Network)Friday, December 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Girl unhappy with her appearance keeps a suicide diary and a stash of unnamed medication, self-harms, plans and executes suicide.
Parents of son who allegedly murdered 2 younger siblings speak out — (KKTV 11 News)Thursday, November 30th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled teen, 16, medicated, gets dramatically worse, has violent thoughts, kills animals, stabs two younger siblings to death. Mental illness blamed.
Teenager’s body may have been lying undiscovered for a week — (The Stoke Sentinal)Thursday, November 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Happy, popular undergrad gets pressure to improve grades, goes to university counselling service, gets antidepressants, hangs herself shortly after.
Young blogger killed herself over fears she would lose custody of her son — (Metro U.K.)Wednesday, November 15th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young mum on antidepressants for anxiety feels out of control of her life, hangs herself. Coroner records open verdict.
Steven Apilado’s Parents Shielded Their Mentally Ill Son From the Law — Until He Murdered One of Them — (The Dallas Observer)Tuesday, November 7th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Sexually abused boy, 8, acts out, starts psych drugs, becomes "irritable, angry, violent", diagnosed bipolar, yrs of meds, worsens, permanent damage, kills dad.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness blamed.
Woman says calling from satanic practice led her to stab mother to death — (ABC7 Eyewitness News)Friday, October 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants viciously stabs her mother to death, says she felt nothing, she is found not guilty by reason of insanity.
Edmond man, 18, ordered to trial in fatal shooting of stepmother — (The Oklahoman)Thursday, October 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressants, stimulants and marijuana bludgeons and shoots his step mom to death for no reason. "What triggered the killing isn't known". Really?
IIT graduate commits suicide before exam — (National Herald)Tuesday, September 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Talented young IIT grad with bright future gets treated for depression, quits job at Morgan Chase, returns home, commits suicide by jumping 23 floors.
‘I defended myself’: accused claims mental illness in Maxi grocery murder — (CTV Montreal)Thursday, September 21st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man medicated for "anxiety and depression" becomes paranoid, stops taking meds, murders grocery clerk. Mental illness blamed.
‘Life is an illusion’: RML junior doctor fighting depression found dead in Delhi flat — (Hindustan Times)Tuesday, September 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young doctor subjected to ECT, antidepressants feels detached, loses motivation, decides to hang himself, leaves note, role of meds not recognized.
Man gets 3 years in prison for assault, EH apartment arson — (The Journal Inquirer)Friday, September 15th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man being "treated" for depression, bi-polar, PTSD assaults hospital worker, sets apartment on fire, gets 3 yr jail term even though mental illness blamed.
Launceston father and child sex abuse victim stabbed himself after refusing medication and counsellingThursday, September 7th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man taking medication for anxiety stabs himself to death in front of parents.
BULLIED TO DEATH Tragic young Stirling mum took her own life on her 23rd birthday after internet trolls made her life hell – and even post vile comments AFTER her death — (The Scottish Sun)Monday, September 4th, 2017SSRI Ed note: "Depressed" young mum goes to see her GP regarding depression has a night with drinks on her birthday, dies by suicide. Online bullying blamed.
I’m a narcissist, get me out of here: Jailed man’s appeal — (The Sunshine Coast Daily)Thursday, August 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man treated for depression, bipolar etc uses alcohol, amphetamines, marijuana, is suicidal, suffers failed business, shoots ex in face, blames mental illness.
Mother accused of murdering her baby son allegedly gave him anti-depressants — (WalesOnline)Friday, August 4th, 2017SSRI Ed note: New mom poisons, kills 7-week-old baby son with antidepressants, probably prescribed to her for postpartum depression,
New Hope for Depression — (Time)Thursday, July 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: A glowing report on "breakthrough" antidepressants which admits that existing drugs (once hyped as miracles) don't work but non-drug options do.
Student, 21, found hanged after ‘unravelling’ with depression is fifth ‘to commit suicide’ at same university this year — (The Mirror)Tuesday, July 25th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Gifted student starts treatment for clinical depression, dies by suicide 3 months later. Four other students, none suicidal, share fate. University probe.
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.
Mental health care and rising suicides in UK prisons — (Aljazeera)Wednesday, July 12th, 2017SSRI Ed note: As more prisoners are diagnosed bipolar, depressed ->drugged, suicide rate climbs. Researchers see link to mental illness, not to meds.
YouTube star Stevie Ryan ‘totally off anti-depressants,’ grieving death of grandfather just before suicide — (The Mercury News)Monday, July 3rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Utube star with history of depression, taking medications that stop working, stops taking all antidepressants, dies by suicide after death of grandfather.
Jury to decide fate of CPD Ofc. Steven Smith’s killer, Lincoln Rutledge — (NBC4 WCMH TV)Monday, June 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Divorced man depressed mixes alcohol, antidepressants, becomes paranoid, aggressive, suicidal, delusional, kills policeman in standoff. Gets life, no parole.
Man accused of killing deputy, 2 others takes plea deal — (mybrc tv)Friday, June 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on or in withdrawal from, neuroleptics, antidepressants shoots and kills 3 people including Deputy, at random. Gets life in prison.
Ghostbusters II Baby Oscar Actor and John Denver’s Nephew Dead of Apparent Suicide After Battle with Mental Illness — (People)Thursday, June 22nd, 2017SSRI Ed note: "Upbeat, healthy, witty, kind, outgoing" man, 29, given psych drugs that "took a toll on his personality", dies by suicide, schizoaffective disorder blamed.
Revealed: Finsbury Park terror suspect was sent to rehab for drink and drugs addictions as his sister claims he stole wallet from their blind great granddad — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, June 21st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Finsbury Park terror suspect revealed as devoted father, troubled man, suicidal after splitting with long-time partner and taking antidepressants.
‘He was afraid’: Mother seeks answers after her mentally ill son is shot dead by police — (Yahoo)Monday, June 12th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed schizoid and bipolar stops meds, has manic episode, is shot and killed by police.
Pennsylvania Mom Kills Herself and Her 2 Young Kids in Murder-Suicide During ‘Bitter’ Divorce — (People)Thursday, June 8th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Mom separating from husband gets "treatment" for "mental health" issues, shoots and kills her son, 4, daughter 10 and herself.