Trial begins for man accused of first-degree murder in Winston Littlecrow’s death — (Ottawa Citizen)Monday, October 4th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Youth on antidepressants and stimulants fatally shoots father of 5, is charged but cannot be named.
Her husband took his own life after he was bullied on the job. Robert Duhaime’s employer denies bullying, but Workers’ Compensation Board has ruled differently — (CBC)Friday, May 18th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on medication for anxiety and depression is bullied at work, dies by suicide. Medication not considered a potential factor.
Hannah Leflar’s killer has ‘psychopathic tendencies,’ expert testifies — (CBC News)Wednesday, May 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, prescribed antidepressants, has hallucinations that continue after he stops meds. executes plan to kill ex-girlfriend. Diagnosed a psychopath.
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.
Forensic psychiatrist testifies at Leslie Black hearing — (Prince Albert Now)Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Mother of fentanyl overdose victim says bullying led her daughter to drug — (News Talk 650 CKOM)Monday, May 16th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Parent of suicidal teen (bullying blamed) recognizes harm of fentanyl, but not antidepressants that lower judgement and lead to mental illness and addictions.
Who is it now? When sirens wail in La Loche, people can’t help but wonder if it’s yet another suicide — (National Post)Friday, May 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young woman prescribed antidepressants when her mom dies by suicide, overdoses on the meds, lives. Loss of cultural identify blamed.
A killer’s mother knows the pain facing Steven O’Shaughnessy’s family — (CBC News Saskatchewan)Saturday, April 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young Dad given antidepressants, loses sleep, thoughts become disordered and he kills himself, his wife and 2-yr-old son.
Teacher found not criminally responsible for sex with teen student — (Vancouver Sun)Saturday, February 5th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Saskatchewan teacher takes Effexor for depression, becomes manic, has sex with student, mental illness blamed.
Samaritan credited with saving Alberta man — (The Calgary Sun)Wednesday, March 4th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man used to taking antidepressants goes missing, is found by stranger in in park in freezing weather, rescued. Back on meds.
Mixing pills led to scary school bus ride: lawyer — (The Saskatoon Star Phoenix)Wednesday, February 27th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Bus driver loses partner, takes mix of antidepressants, painkiller, drives school bus badly impaired, children frightened. Charged, licence suspended 18 mo.
Support society can help sufferers, families — (The Regina Leader-Post)Wednesday, June 13th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Sad university student gets antidepressants, has psychotic episode, told it is schizophrenia. Nobody, student included, ID's A/D as cause. On drugs for life.
Inquest into La Ronge man’s death goes to jury — (CBC News)Tuesday, June 6th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Police shoot and kill man, on antidepressants and alcohol, smashing vending machines and pointing a gun.