Archive for Addiction – Page 2

Former heroin user died of a drugs overdose, inquest hears — (South Bucks Slough Express)
Birmingham coroner Aidan Cotter has issued a stark warning on the use of cocaine —(Birmingham Post & Mail)
Heart condition caused mother-of-two's death — (Burton Mail)
Ipswich: Man who overcame 22-year drug addiction died after overdose — (EADT24)
Women team up to help those with addiction to prescription drugs — (Daily Record)
Baffling Rise in Suicides Plagues the U.S. Military — (New York Times)
Spike in heroin-related deaths in area reflects access, potency — (The Blade)
Drowned in a Stream of Prescriptions — (New York Times)
Woman’s arson attack on family home led to father-of-two’s tragic suicide — (Kilkenny People)
Nene King claims friends stole from her while she was addicted to drugs — (The Age – Victoria)
Eli Lilly and Company named in class action over deceptive and unlawful marketing of Cymbalta — (Got a Class Action?)
I'm a Celeb: Brian Conley reveals his living hell in the jungle — (Daily Record)
Man slapped girlfriend in the face — (Daily Record)
Hooked on happy pills for 30 years — (Daily Mail)
Lawsuit Against The NHLPA By The Late Derek Boogaard’s Family Signals Legal Concern For The NHL —(Ruling Sports)
Coroner writes to surgery after troubled Worthing councillor’s suicide — (Worthing Herald)
Family Still Searching — (The Advocate)
SSRI Ed note: Man disappears Aug 19 2012, is never seen again.
Link between anti-depressants and gambling — (Harmony)
Cops decided to press attempted arson charges — (
Mary Kennedy Death — (TMZ)
Army warns doctors against using certain drugs in PTSD treatment — (Veterans for Common Sense)
Woman died after accidental overdose, inquest hears — (Southern Daily Echo)
Inquest held into Goodmayes woman found dead with ‘fatal’ level of nicotine in blood — (Ilford Recorder)
'Skunk' user's sister speaks about drug after his death — (Maidenhead Advertiser)
Top solicitor jumped in front of Tube train because he could no longer afford to send his children to private school — (Daily Mail)
Prescription drug overdoses outnumber traffic fatalities — (DePaulia)
Audio: Producer Says Vesta was Taking Pills for Depression — (EURWeb)
Family Of Depression Victim Speaks Out — (KETV Omaha)
John Galliano took antidepressants 'like candy' — (The Telegraph)
Deliberations resume for husband who arranged killing of estranged wife in Century City — (Los Angeles Times)
SSRI Ed note: Wealthy man with no history of violence has personality chance on medication for depression, is convicted of having his estranged wife executed.
One Death, Two Stories: Jail officials, family relate different stories surrounding inmate death — (Fredericksburg Patch)
Spray relieves runny nose from food — (The Vindicator)
Elizabeth Taylor dies of congestive heart failure — (St. Augustine Record)
SSRI Ed note: Actress dies of congestive heart failure after years of taking too many and incompatible medications
Carrie Fisher – Fisher: ‘I Didn’t Know Who I Was After Six Days Of Insomnia’ — (
SSRI Ed note: Actress who is given antidepressants remains depressed, struggles with addiction and other problems, dies at 60.
Tacoma man fatally shot by police was bipolar, father says — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressant medication stops the meds, sees naturopath, med-free for 14 mos, becomes delusional, shot & killed by police. Mental illness blamed.
Jesse James Takes the Stand in Custody Hearing — (411 Mania)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in custody battle with Sandra Bullock's ex accused of addiction to antidepressants, problem behaviour.
Dangers of prescription drug abuse hit home – The Other Drug War — (Houston Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Addicted woman dies from effects of taking 9 prescriptions, including lorazepam, citalopram and a muscle relaxant.
Eighth Annual Report of Domestic Violence Death Review Committee — (Chief Coroner of Ontario)
Barbara and Olivia Rivard: Killed in San Luis Obispo in 2007 — (San Luis Obispo Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Wife in murder-suicide trio - father, mother daughter - took antidepressants, caused family problems with prescription drug addiction.
Over Six Hundred and Counting: Paxil Birth Defect Cases — (Dissent Voice)
Man’s Depression Med Was Changed to Another Depression Med: He Commits a Robbery — (The Daily Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Man changes antidepressant, goes on Robbery spree, not the first time this has happened. Has a drug problem but drug not named.
Belonging actress hanged herself during bout of depression — (Wales Online)
SSRI Ed note: "Happy-go-lucky" woman, fed antidepressants as teen, no longer manage without them, hangs herself. Coroner decides not suicide.
Linden Unit staff failed our brother — (The Rugby Observer)
SSRI Ed note: Man loses sister to cancer, gets addicted to painkillers, gets angry, paranoid. GP prescribes antidepressants, he becomes delusional, stabs ex-lover to death.
Stephen Gately: The Boyzone star’s secret life that drove him to lies, pills and depression — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Boyzone member becomes zombie on antidepressants, claims he feels no emotion on them, dies prematurely.
Lindsay Lohan's family plan intervention — (Reuters)
Casualties of War, Part I: The hell of war comes home — (The Colorado Springs Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Traumatized Fort Carson soldiers are drugged, drink, become addicted to pain meds, complaints lead to dose increase. Murders, suicide attempt result.
Contraindications: Dr. Doyle John Borchers — (USC Annenburg Reporting on Health)
Playboy arrested over millionairess’ murder is facing extradition to France—(Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocaine, alcohol and antidepressants beats girlfriend to death.
Falling Through the Cracks of the Army's Duty of Care The Forgotten Casualties—(CounterPunch)