Nebraska man blames Zoloft in girlfriend’s 2002 killing — (Tri-City Herald)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man is put on Zoloft, attempts suicide, kills girlfriend, is convicted. Blames drug, is tested, found to be a poor metabolizer, court rejects appeal.
Mother sought treatment, claimed to hear voices before tossing kids out window — (ABC 13 Action News)Thursday, June 19th, 2014
6 p.m. update: Suicide note found at Almanor home of Reno hospital shooter — (ChicoER)Thursday, December 19th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac intermittantly, history of suicidality, shoots himself and 3 others at Reno clinic, he and a doctor die.
JetBlue pilot's outburst: Could side effects from medications be at fault? — (CSMonitor)Friday, March 29th, 2013
Norfolk mom willing to share story of her son’s suicide — (Columbus Telegram)Saturday, October 29th, 2011
UPDATE: Police say woman killed by boyfriend — (KTIV.com)Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Family Of Depression Victim Speaks Out — (KETV Omaha)Sunday, September 25th, 2011
Mother Kills her 12 Year Old Daughter, Her Husband & Self: Sets House on FireMonday, February 28th, 2011
Woman Becomes Psychotic When Abilify Is Added as Augumentation For Her Antidepressant, CymbaltaSaturday, December 4th, 2010
Suicide Pact Gone Wrong: Nebraska Woman Charged, Jennifer Peters and Kyle Adams, both 34, Mixed Vodka and Drugs, but Only Peters Survived — (ABC News)Wednesday, October 13th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Young couple on prescription antidepressants have suicidal thoughts, both attempt suicide by overdose, she survives.
Mother Kills Her 12 Year Old SonTuesday, June 8th, 2010
Man Admitted to Psychiatric Hospital Hangs Himself One Hour After AdmittanceThursday, May 27th, 2010
Businessman With No Criminal Record Stabs his Wife to DeathSaturday, October 31st, 2009
Man must get therapy after threat on Obama — (Omaha World-Herald)Tuesday, February 24th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Vicious Circle: Army vet treated by VA for PTSD (likely on psych meds incl SSRIs) thinks about shooting president, judge orders his to take more medication.
University of Nebraska-Lincoln student dies during Puerto Rico spring break trip — (KPTM Fox News)Monday, March 17th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Student taking Effexor, on school trip to Puerto Rico does a dive in the morning, later collapses and dies.
Nine, Including Shooter, Confirmed Dead — (ABC News)Wednesday, December 5th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Teen on Ritalin and Zoloft since he was 5, goes on shooting rampage at mall, killing 9 people then himself.
Church Sends Priest Charged With Indecent Exposure To Maryland — (Nebraska.statepaper.com)Thursday, July 20th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Priest being treated for depression switches medication, exposes himself to mom with 2 young kids. Charged.
Thomas Gleason Faces Theft Charges — (KETV)Wednesday, February 1st, 2006SSRI Ed note: Attorney with 30-yr career, on antidepressants, steals money from clients without bothering to cover up. Suspended from law, cannot repay.
Gulf War Veteran Stabs ManTuesday, December 13th, 2005
Antidepressant led to man’s suicide — (Lincoln Journal Star)Thursday, August 25th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Zoloft to feel better after prostate surgery commits suicide, family sue Pfizer. Pfizer executives misrepresent Zoloft safety and efficacy.
Family: Antidepressant led to man’s suicide — (Lincoln Journal Star)Wednesday, August 24th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Zoloft after prostate surgery commits suicide, totally out of character. Family realizes it was the drug, son files a lawsuit.
Teen suicide rates are higher outside metropolitan areas — (Omaha.com)Thursday, June 16th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Most Nebraska depressed teen suicide deaths involve antidepressants. Many of the bereaved take A/D and become suicidal too. Still, nobody spots the connection.
Pills prescribed by psychiatrists have triggered safety concerns — (Omaha.com)Monday, May 16th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, on Paxil and boy 11 on Zoloft and Effexor commit suicide. Parents seek lawsuit. Psychiatrists spout inaccurate pharma marketing hype.
Mother Watches As Son Shoots Father, Self — (ABC12 KSAT)Monday, May 16th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Gifted student, 15, great life, takes antidepressants, quits, attempts murder-suicide shooting father and self. Father survives. Everyone baffled.
Bullying’s tragic results — (Lincoln Journal Star)Sunday, March 20th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Sensitive student, 17, has social problems, is bullied. He tries Effexor, then Prozac, and kills himself. Bullying is blamed.
Family sues drug firms, doctors over suicide — (Omaha.com)Wednesday, October 6th, 2004SSRI Ed note: 3 doctors: Cannon, Cassidy and Coy drug 11-yr old with Zoloft; increase dose as he worsens, then add Effexor, he hangs himself. Parents sue.
Sheriff honors officers who helped resolve standoff — (Ames Tribune)Wednesday, September 29th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man drinking and taking antidepressants is shot and killed by police after long stand-off.
Man, 28, killed by SWAT team — (Nebraska City News-Press)Friday, September 24th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Man, 28, in Lexapro withdrawal gets into altercation with police, is shot and killed.
ConsumerWatch: Suit Alleges Paxil Addiction — (KETV 7 Omaha)Sunday, August 29th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Paxil for stress, side effects get worse when she tried to get off it. Dr. James Margolis says problem isn't the drug, it's another disorder.
Papers say fatal crash a suicide try — (The Lincoln Journal Star)Friday, December 20th, 2002
Minister organizes bid to have Prozac taken off market — (York Daily Record)Thursday, January 28th, 1993