‘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.
Mother speaks out after SIU lays no charges in son’s police shooting death — (The Star)Tuesday, June 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed schizophrenic at 18 stops meds, has serious withdrawal reaction, is erratic, commits theft, is shot, killed by police. Shooting "justified".
Heartbreaking note left by girl unable to cope with her mother’s death — (Metro)Monday, June 5th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young woman prescribed antidepressants to help her cope with death of mum dies by suicide.
Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to all charges in killing of 8 seniors — (Global News)Thursday, June 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Nurse on antidepressants, neuroleptics, has periodic urges to kill people ("red surges"), acts on them, feels terrible guilt, turns herself in.
Mother-of-two substitute teacher, 29, had sex in her home with a male student, 18, after her husband, 33, plied him with alcohol — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, May 16th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Substitute teacher on medication for bipolar has sex with student in her home, is charged, gets 2 year prison sentence, is registered sex offender.
Father of Kirkersville killer discusses son’s past, events before shootings — (10 WBNS)Thursday, May 11th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on meds for "bipolar" for 2+ decades is aggressive, angry, can't concentrate, shoots and kills 3 people and himself. Father says he would never do drugs.
A son’s battle, a family’s fight: Parents grieving son they say was lost in mental health-care system — (The Regina Leader-Post)Friday, April 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen drugged with antidepressants. other psych meds on/off for 3 yrs attempts suicide several times, finally succeeds, mom concludes youth need more than meds.
Horrible suffering became too much for Adam Maier-Clayton — (The Windsor Star)Friday, April 21st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Where do the lies about mental illness, and the damage done "treating" it, lead? To belief there is no recovery. To loss of hope & death of many bright lights.
Mom who killed 2 children, self left note: ‘Just know I loved my kids’ — (The Chicago Tribune)Thursday, April 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Separated woman taking various psychiatric medications sedates and strangles her children, kills herself.
State Court of Appeals Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead near Hudson River likely committed suicide, police say — (New York Daily News)Thursday, April 13th, 2017SSRI Ed note: HIghly respected jurist shocks friends and husband by committing suicide a few weeks after starting medication for depression. Nobody can figure out why,
Shock as trust admits failings at woman’s inquest — (The Portsmouth News)Tuesday, April 11th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman feels bad after work complaint, seeks help for depression, gets meds, they don't work, she becomes suicidal, overdoses, later dies by suicide.
Ceri Sheehan went paintballing with friend the day before his death Told parents ‘you don’t understand’ as he argued against giving up electronics Kept phone and sent a friend worrying messages, who then messaged his father His father came home to find all the lights on and Ceri hanged in the gardenThursday, April 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Talented, independent-minded teen sent to psychiatrist gets antidepressants, probably also stimulant, becomes suicidal, hangs himself over minor incident.
Jayme Pasieka went on a murderous rampage and his victims’ families may never know why — (The Edmonton Journal)Monday, April 3rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young man prescribed antidepressants for insomnia, anxiety, starts behaving strangely, later has a psychotic breakdown, stabs 5, killing 2. Gets life.
Police policy on turning away recruits taking anti-depressants stigmatises mental illnesses: advocates — (Stuff.co.nz)Thursday, March 30th, 2017SSRI Ed note: New recruits to NZ police must be off antidepressants for 2 years. This will protect public from "second-hand" behavioural side-effects. Critics miss point.
50-year murder sentence reduced to 27 years for man who killed his ex-wife — (NJ.com)Friday, March 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, history of domestic violence, becomes delusional, stabs estranged wife to death.
‘Shaken’ heritage chief took own life after row with his new employer — (Herald Scotland)Friday, March 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Successful man, long history of depression being on antidepressants, argues with boss, quits job, impulsively hangs himself. Coroner finds suicide.
Coroner records narrative verdict on Caernarfon schoolgirl who jumped from Menai Bridge — (News North Wales)Thursday, March 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Schoolgirl released from mental health unit dies by suicide jumping from bridge, coroner reaches a non-suicide verdict.
Ex-MMA fighter convicted of kidnapping former girlfriend, Las Vegas jury finds fighter known as War Machine guilty on 29 counts — (The Toledo Blade)Monday, March 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Martial arts fighter taking steroids, stimulant, antidepressant drugs brutally attacks grlfriend, "roid rage" blamed.
Man Charged With Murder in Death of Emergency Worker in the Bronx — (New York Times)Friday, March 17th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man intoxicated on psychiatric and illegal drugs, semi-delirious, hijacks an ambulance, runs over EMT, killing her. Lawyer blames mental illness.
17 years jail for woman who stabbed ‘father figure’ to death in cigarette row — (The Age)Thursday, March 16th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Pregnant woman living in squalor, in withdrawal from meds for "personality disorder" stabs housemate to death over argument re: cigarettes.
Forensic psychiatrist testifies at Leslie Black hearing — (Prince Albert Now)Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Woman almost dies from an allergic reaction after taking prescribed antidepressants — (Natural News)Tuesday, March 14th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman has bad reaction to antidepressant, is misdiagnosed, stays on A/D, other drugs added, she gets worse, almost dies. Typical failure to spot drug effect.
NC teen who beheaded mom released from mental health site a week earlier, source says — (The Charlotte Observer)Thursday, March 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Socially withdrawn teen in precarious immigration situation sent to psychiatric facility, given 4 medications, murders, decapitates mum in psychotic state.
Pregnant mum with depression hanged herself weeks before birth, telling husband in note: ‘Don’t come in, I’m sorry’ — (The Mirror)Thursday, March 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman given antidepressants after birth of first baby attempts suicide several times, meds continued, hangs herself in second pregnancy.
Ricki Lake Reveals Her Ex-Husband Died by Suicide amid Battle with Bipolar Disorder: ‘I Wanted to Save Him’ — (Wednesday, March 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on psych drugs for years suffers severe mood swings, probably caused by the meds, eventually dies by suicide. So sad and so typical.
Celebrity dog walker killed herself after becoming stressed with running her business, inquest told — (The Sun)Tuesday, February 14th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants gets worse, attempts suicide, GP clearly does not understand, she kills herself. Business stress blamed.
Young mum was found hanged on mental health ward after desperate plea for medication to be reviewed — (Manchester Evening News)Wednesday, February 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: "Happy" young mum on antidepressants attempts suicide, medication review promised, enters hospital, her request for transfer denied, she hangs herself.
Irving dynasty son Kenneth reveals his dark depression, and fight to health — (The Globe and Mail)Saturday, January 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: CEO depressed re: tension with father takes medication, has 1st serious self-harm incident, is hospitalized 2 months, self-harm continues. Depression blamed.
Ex-Fort Carson soldier admits to killing man in botched robbery — (Colorado Springs Gazette)Friday, January 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Ex-soldier diagnosed with PTSD, on medication for depression and anxiety, breaks in to a home with plans to steal, stabs a man to death. Gets 45 - 60 yrs.
Wealthy philanthropist jumps to her death on Upper East Side — (New York Post)Thursday, January 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Wealthy philanthropist, happily married, suffers depression and inexplicably jumps to her death from apartment.
Former IU student charged in attack on Muslim woman gets 1 year on probation, Investigation determines attack not a hate crime — (The Herald Times)Tuesday, January 24th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen taking stimulant + antidepressant drinks, violently attacks woman, is charged, has to leave university. Totally out of character.
Death of Brent student who died after being hit by train was suicide, coroner rules — (GetWestLondon)Thursday, January 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Student on leave to deal with mental health issues stops medication, jumps in front of train.
Canadian Ty Pozzobon’s death a wake-up call for rodeo riders about effects of concussions — (The National Post)Friday, January 13th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Talented young bull rider suffers multiple concussions, seeks "treatment" from family physician, dies by suicide. CTE blamed.