Supreme Court Justice Gascon attributes disappearance to depression, anxiety — (CBC News)Tuesday, May 14th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Supreme Court Justice, long-time user of antidepressants changes medications, goes missing, cannot explain his actions.
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.
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,
JAILED: Top court prosecutor from Worcester jailed for six years after trying to kill his wife in frenzied knife attack — (Worcester News)Friday, September 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Perfect husband" takes antidepressants for stress, has nice evening with wife, then attempts to stab her to death and kill himself. Depression blamed.
N.J. cop killed in crash had booze, drugs in system — (NY Daily News)Friday, February 26th, 2016
Indian minister’s ‘mistress’: Death will haunt me — (Vancouver Desi)Monday, March 3rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Wife of Indian mInister for external affairs Shashi Tharoor dies of antidepressant overdose.
Autopsy finds bad heart, antidepressant killed “Low Tax” Looper — (Knox News)Friday, September 13th, 2013
Resigned Detention Deputy Arrested After Investigation — (Polk County Sheriff's Office)Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Suicide or murder?: New evidence suggests Faisal was taking anti-depressants — (Express Tribune)Monday, January 28th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Investigating officer in the high-profile rental power plants case takes antidepressants, hangs himself, family cannot believe he would commit suicide.
Drugs in Martin’s cell were antidepressants — (Southern Illinoisan)Thursday, December 6th, 2012
Coroner writes to surgery after troubled Worthing councillor’s suicide — (Worthing Herald)Friday, September 28th, 2012
Former Krebs councilman pleads no contest — (McAlester News-Capital)Thursday, September 1st, 2011
Westminster DUI Lawyer May is charged with DUI — (Wenatchee World)Wednesday, June 8th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Man on clonazepam, Effexor and Trazodone causes serious car crash, cannot remember, behaves strangely.
Former Judge Bob Downing explains episode that led to his resignation — (The Advocate)Monday, March 14th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Appeal judge takes Lexapro, stops taking it, becomes manic, is diagnosed bipolar, spends money wildly, alienates everyone, has to resign from bench.
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Unsuspecting couple faces foreclosure after chain of eventsTuesday, August 17th, 2010
Former Safety Harbor Fire Chief William Jay Stout committed suicide, official says — (Tampa Bay Times)Thursday, May 13th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Retired Fire Chief is prescribed Celexa, three weeks later he commits suicide. Everyone shocked.
What really took 2 lives in Schaefer case? — (AJC.com)Sunday, April 4th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Mystery of why a devoted husband on medication would commit murder-suicide.
Coroner's jury rules cause of death of man shot by Taser 'undetermined' — (The State Journal-Register)Thursday, March 4th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac, Wellbutrin breaks into neighbours' home, beats a woman, is subdued, dies en route to hospital.
Wood could face expulsion — (The Journal-Sentinal)Friday, October 23rd, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac has several DUI charges, one charge of impaired while only on prescription meds.
Chief Sims ordeal continues — (Richmond Daily News)Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Kent’s state of mind during past cases comes into question — (KHOU – 11)Tuesday, February 24th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Judge taking antidepressants sufers serious loss of judgement, engages is sexual harassment, is caught, impeached.
High Court battle begins — (This is Gloucestershire)Tuesday, January 27th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants is chronically depressed, absent, difficult to get along with, sued by Cheltenham Borough Council for claiming to be fit to work.
Released documents reveal clerk’s misdeeds Audits showed discrepancies, possible ‘kiting’ — (The Eagle-Tribune)Friday, January 16th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Town Clerk on oxycodone, Diazepam, Cymbalta commits fraud, is quietly removed from job,
Judge calls for EL magistrate to be removed — (Dispatch Live)Tuesday, October 14th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Previously "competent, hardworking" magistrate takes antidepressants, behaves erratically, records guilty verdict before end of trial, is suspended from bench.
Expert says reasons are many; Petaluma building official may have been taking medication — (The Press Democrat)Thursday, September 25th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Suicide "expert" thinks job loss caused unexpected suicide of building official, his daughter understands it was Wellbutrin, noting that it "altered his mind".
Assistant DA Pleads Guilty To DUI — (Supra)Friday, August 1st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Assistant D.A. takes too much of his prescribed antidepressant, drives, causes accident, charged with impaired driving.
Fired prosecutor blames nude walk on meds — (Reality TV World)Thursday, July 3rd, 2008SSRI Ed note: Public prosecutor fired for walking nude around civic building at night.
Purvis case remanded again — (The Northumberland News)Thursday, June 19th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man starts antidepressant, drives dangerously and erratically, is charged with impaired driving.
UPDATE 3-US senator seeks FDA probe of Glaxo’s Paxil data — (Reuters)Thursday, June 12th, 2008SSRI Ed note: In 2008, Senator Grassley demanded to investigate whether GSK knew that Paxil [paroxetine] causes suicide before it was marketed. Proof came out that they did.
BOONEVILLE : School board fires superintendent after investigation confirms affair — (Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette)Sunday, June 8th, 2008SSRI Ed note: School superintendent on antidepressants behaves in a reckless manner, using public property to carry on affair.
Former Cobourg councillor gets conditional discharge for taking truck — (Northumberland News)Tuesday, May 6th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Citizen with good reputation takes medication for depression, behaves agressively, takes truck without permission, acts impaired. Gets conditional discharge.
Ex-deputy receives jail term in theft — (The Record-Courier)Friday, April 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Deputy with spotless record, known good character takes Zoloft, steals bail money, loses job, gets jail time.
Court documents reveal arrested deputy’s state of mind — (Wood TV 8)Tuesday, April 1st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Sheriff's deputy separates from wife, gets "cocktail" of meds inc;l antidepressants, starts to drink, threatens ex, is suicidal, in speed chase, standoff.
Sex, Stress and the Governor — (Expert Click)Tuesday, March 11th, 2008SSRI Ed note: The man under whose office sued GSK for fraud over Paxil uses antidepressants and exhibits bad judgement.
Campaign Notebook: Lewis Probably Qualifies; Middaugh Moving Quick; A New Contender Seeks Sten’s Seat — (Willamette Week)Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman has psychotic break from Paxil withdrawal, on disability for a year and a half. Now on Ritalin.
Government official commits suicide — (India Interacts)Saturday, January 19th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Government official takes medication for depression, hangs herself.
Getto Smith sentenced to prison — (The Nevada Appeal)Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007SSRI Ed note: "Pillar of community" starts reckless theft from close associate after starting antidepressants, is caught, charged, gets 24 - 95 months in prison.
MP treated for depression before crash — (IFPress)Thursday, October 4th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Member of Canadian Parliament on antidepressants deliberately drives into path of truck, not wearing seatbelt, is seriously injured, survives.
Former school director sentenced for setting fire — (The Times-Tribune)Thursday, September 20th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man stops antidepressants, sets his house on fire, in sentencing him, court requires that he stay on prescribed medication.
State Rep. Rob Briley charged with DUI, evading arrest — (The Leaf-Chronicle)Monday, September 10th, 2007SSRI Ed note: House Judiciary Chairman takes Cymbalta, drinks, drives impaired, speeds, resists arrest and damages police property.
Public, personal conflicts flare in Lisbon — (The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinal)Tuesday, June 12th, 2007
I-Team: Public Defender Made Threats At Courthouse — (WBAL TV)Thursday, May 10th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Public defender taking Xanax and Zoloft threatens to shoot and kill co-workers and officials, is removed from duties.
Fire district chief enters not guilty plea — (The Shreveport Times)Saturday, April 7th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Fire Chief takes Zoloft, steals government property, tries to hire a hit-man to kill a witness to the crime.
Gibson takes stand in own defense — (The Herald-Citizen)Thursday, March 29th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Lawyer taking antidepressants drinks, gets involved with convicted murderer, loses license to practice.
Cherokee County attorney turns up after vanishing, DUI — (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)Friday, December 1st, 2006SSRI Ed note: Upstanding, reliable lawyer drinks, becomes disoriented, charged with DUI, does not show up for work, found in a parking lot. Everyone shocked and baffled.
Ex-judge blames his actions on wife’s affair — (Knoxville News-Sentinal)Saturday, August 26th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Man starts taking antidepressants after learning of wife's affair, starts drinking, engaging in corrupt activity.