Ontario court throws out law barring self-induced intoxication as defence for sexual assault — (The National Post)Thursday, June 4th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man overdoses on Wellbutrin, decides his elderly mother is an alien, stabs and almost kills her.
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 Mother’s Very, Very Worst Nightmare — (Mad In America)Saturday, December 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Another victim of a zolpidem (Ambien) - SSRI combo. Mom gets it with Zoloft and Wellbutrin, becomes delirious, murders daughter, attempts suicide, no memory.
Operator in fatal Texas balloon crash flew despite cloud warning, using painkillers and antidepressants — (Dallas News)Friday, December 9th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Balloon pilot with DUI convictions for car, usually careful flying, goes up in cloudy weather on various medications including Wellbutrin, crashed, killing 16.
Bodies of missing Highlands Ranch mother and her two young boys found in minivan in Lone Tree — (The Denver Post)Wednesday, November 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Great mom on Pristiq, Wellbutrin kills herself, her two young boys. No warning, no motive. Everyone, including husband, shocked. Depression blamed.
Former doctor testifies in Lypps trial: Alleged murder victim was ‘out of control’ — (The San Luis Obispo Tribune)Friday, October 28th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Depressed woman taking Effexor, possible withdrawal from Wellbutrin, Abilify, Klonopin, dies in bathtub. Husband charged with murder, acquitted.
Testimony focuses on drug use in Buendia attempted murder trial — (Bay News 9)Monday, October 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on 13 drugs charged with attempted murder
Sand City shooting: Mother of dead suspect recalls son’s troubles — (Santa Cruz Sentinal)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on drug cocktail including Wellbutrin, $160K in warrants outstanding, shot and killed with her boyfriend in standoff with police outside Target store.
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.
Joseph Biegert Death Case Report — (Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation)Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man on several medications lives alone, is killed in altercation with the police when they come to check on him.
8 Women Share What Happened When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drive — (The Huffington Post)Wednesday, April 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Physician urges women to stay on SSRIs despite killing their sex drive. Invokes myth that takers are happier, ignores the many serious SSRI negative effects.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
VA responsible for vet’s suicide — (Military Times)Sunday, January 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Veterans Affairs continues to use combinations of SSRIs and neuroleptics to treat PTSD despite the many suicides that result.
Confined: The death of Eddie Snowshoe — (The Globe and Mail)Sunday, December 7th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Aboriginal man is incarcerated, given psychoactive drugs. He deteriorates, becomes suicidal and dies by suicide. The drugs are never blamed.
FSU Shooter Myron May Left Message: ‘I Do Not Want to Die in Vain’ — (NBC News)Saturday, November 22nd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Successful, popular self-made lawyer takes Wellbutrin, Vyvanse, becomes paranoid, delusional, shoots, kills 3 at Florida State, killed by police.
Terry Bradshaw: Interview with Scott Ross — (CBN.com)Thursday, September 11th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Football player diagnosed and medicated for ADD is diagnosed with serious depression, and treated for that, does not cope, has 3 marriages.
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)Sunday, August 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teen who suffered abuse, neglect as a boy given psychotropic drugs instead of useful guidance for years. Foster kids given more drugs than others.
GSK pays $105 million in settlement for alleged improper marketing of drugs — (MoneyLife)Friday, June 6th, 2014
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, LunestaTuesday, May 20th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
Dad Of Fort Hood Shooter Says Son ‘Must Not Have Been In Right Mind’ — (Huffington Post)Friday, April 4th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Soldier on meds including Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, and Lunesta goes on shooting spree, killing 3 and injuring 16. Family speculates that recent deaths responsible.
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Industrious, loving nature of Rebecca Greene remembered at 23rd birthday memorial — (The Red and Black)Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Ned Vizzini Commits Suicide, Another Victim of Depression — (Liberty Voice)Friday, December 20th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Acclaimed author prescribed Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Effexor, commits suicide.
CSU student's October suicide prompts policy changes — (Coloradoan.com)Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Jail policy of letting prisoners self-medicate questioned —(The New Orleans Advocate)Thursday, November 28th, 2013
Beach Police say ‘crushed powder’ found on children’s food — (News Channel 3)Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES v. Heidi S. — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)Wednesday, November 13th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Missing man’s plane found at airport, wrecked with his body on board — (The Post and Courier)Sunday, October 27th, 2013
Tampa man poisoned his disabled girlfriend, detectives say — (Tampa Tribune)Friday, September 20th, 2013
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)Monday, September 16th, 2013
Antidepressant Wellbutrin becomes ‘poor man’s cocaine’ on Toronto streets — (Global News)Friday, September 13th, 2013
Missing Gaston woman died from drug overdose — (Gaston Gazette)Thursday, April 25th, 2013
My daughter is 15 and attempted suicide by overdose — (Circle of Moms)Tuesday, April 16th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Moms are agonized by teens' suicide attempts, mostly by overdose of psych meds, never wondering if the drugs may be part of the problem.
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.
Tommy’s Story — (Dead Man’s Vitamin)Saturday, February 23rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Happy family man prescribed Zoloft and Wellbutrin for anxiety commits suicide.
Local will serve life sentence in murder — (Marietta Daily Journal)Thursday, December 20th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Three different SSRIs plus Ambien worsen the situation for a couple with problems, finally he bludgeons her and sets her on fire.
Army mom: Military suicides ‘out of control’ — (Army Times)Sunday, November 25th, 2012
Deciding to Live: Shauna's story of depression, suicides, healing — (Florida Times-Union)Thursday, July 12th, 2012
OCEANSIDE: Assault trial begins for police chief's wife — (U T San Diego)Thursday, May 24th, 2012
Antidepressants Starting my Panic Attacks — (MD Junction)Sunday, January 22nd, 2012
Bupropion no "magic bullet" in post-MI smokers — (Medscape)Thursday, October 27th, 2011
Son of author Debbie Macomber found dead — (Port Orchard Independent Reporter)Thursday, August 11th, 2011
Death of missing Saco man ruled a suicideFriday, July 29th, 2011
IN THE LINE OF FIRE: Documents reveal Sharp’s possible motives, preparation for attack — (McKinney Courier-Gazette)Saturday, May 28th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man, 29, on Ritalin, Wellbutrin and Paxil has suicidal thoughts, violent fantasies, commits suicide by firing on police building. Police oblige, shoot him.
Witness says Merritt ‘was on a mission’ in bar slaying — (The Knoxville News Sentinel)Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of psych drugs including Lexapro, Wellbutrin, gets into a fight at a bar, shoots and kills a man and cuts and chews a piece of flesh. Gets life.
Military kids taking more psychiatric drugs — (Army Times)Monday, January 3rd, 2011
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)