Accused in fatal truck attack on Muslim family asks London, Ont., court for legal aid; Nathaniel Veltman, 20, faces 4 counts of murder, 1 count of attempted murder — (CBC News)Thursday, June 10th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Young man on Zoloft/sertraline retrofits truck for combat, drinks, runs down a family out for an evening walk, killing 5. Anti-Muslim sentiment blamed.
Tragic Barnsley teenager who took her own life ‘did not mean to die’ inquest hears — (Yorkshire Live)Thursday, January 28th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Teen taking antidepressants, other meds abuses alcohol, attempts suicide, physician up dosage, she dies by suicide.
Leading heart doctor, 63, hanged himself after fighting secret 40-year battle against depression — (BrinkWire)Saturday, June 20th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Caring physician, many years on antidepressants suffers recurring depression, drinks, is suicidal, self-harms, drugs don't help, hangs himself.
Dakota Theriot’s ex-wife, experts wonder if early mental health treatment would have helped alleged killer — (The Advocate)Saturday, April 6th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man takes psych drugs on and off for years, suffers severe throught disturbance, kills 5 family members, nobody suspects meds caused his extreme decline.
Teen ‘serial killer in training’ gets life without parole in brutal death of 98-year-old Wadsworth woman — (The Chronicle-Telegram)Friday, January 4th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Formerly "sweet" teen prescribed Zoloft when Dad gets leukemia, also on Concerta, begins drinking, criminal behaviour, murders elderly woman. Mum blames Zoloft.
Mother’s agony as daughter hanged herself after suffering withdrawal from Xanax which she took to help her cope with anxiety ahead of university exams — (All World Report)Sunday, April 29th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Talented, popular, student takes Xanax for exam anxiety, suffers severe thought/mood disturbance upon withdrawal, hangs herself.
The Dark Side of Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington: Battle With Addiction Inspired and Plagued Singer, Shadowing His Massive Success — (E News)Thursday, July 20th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Linkin Park lead singer, history of depression, heavy drinking, antidepressant use, hangs himself.
The Quebec [Mosque] attack: The accused was being treated for anxiety and alcohol problems — (Actualité, Journal de Quebec)Monday, February 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on SSRIs since teens develops alcohol problems, violent thoughts, starts Paxil in Jan 2017, two weeks later shoots, kills 6 at mosque, cannot explain why.
Sheriff: Texas woman shot daughters to make husband ‘suffer’ — (Canadian Press)Thursday, June 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Treatment for depression in 2012 starts "downward spiral" for loving mom, with suicide attempts, marriage destroyed. Shoots daughters. Killed by police.
Wife begged tragic Derbyshire man ‘not to be let out’ of hospital before his death — (Derbyshire Times)Friday, June 24th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man distraught over grandmother's death, split with wife, given antidepressants, attempts suicide, later succeeds. Depression blamed.
Veteran’s suicidal past wasn’t known when police put him in cell, inquiry hears — (The Globe and Mail)Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan veteran, 27, placed on antidepressants and neuroleptics, becomes suicidal and abuses alcohol, commits suicide. Connection officially ignored.
Bracknell mum’s death due to accidental overdose — (Getreading)Friday, April 8th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman starts taking antidepressants, then binge drinking, overdoses on sleeping pills, codka and antridepressants. Not clear if suicide intended.
Deroxat, Prozac, Effexor, Zoloft : votre antidépresseur peut-il vous rendre alcoolique? Can your antidepressant turn you into an alcoholic? — (Le Lanceur)Friday, March 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Les professeurs en France reconnaissent l'exposition de David Healy d'effets secondaires graves des ISRS.
Shattered Dream: The Shocking Death of Former Braves Phenom. Tommy Hanson Left Friends, Family to Pick Up the Pieces — (Bleacher Report)Monday, March 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Happy, family-oriented former major-league baseball player takes antidepressants for grief, loses edge, kills himself with drugs and alcohol.
Man killed by police officer in Cheektowaga was troubled — (The Buffalo News)Monday, March 7th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants does not continue them due to cost when supply runs out, drinks, becomes aggressive, steals gun, threatens police, is shot, killed.
Woman who killed husband, son-in-law in DUI crash sentenced to 6 years — (The Seattle Times)Friday, October 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Devoted grandmother, 69, takes Ambien, drinks, drives SUV with grandson a passenger through her living, dining rooms killing husband and son. Gets 6 yrs.
Tragic mum drowned herself after council refused to take in autistic daughter — (The Sun)Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Mom treated for postpartum depression after birth of son has a daughter with autism, she drinks, claims she cannot cope, dies by suicide.
Falling through the gaps: the story of a suicide – Martin Strain, 34, was halfway through a four-month wait for an NHS psychiatrist when he killed himself — (The Guardian)Wednesday, February 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants, suicidality increases, he abuses alcohol and cocaine, finally commits suicide. Mental illness is blamed.
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.
Robin Williams — Suicide Triggered by Depression, Parkinson's, Paranoia — (TMZ.com)Friday, November 7th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Comedian took Remeron and other meds, hanged himself
Video: Killer ‘just snapped’ – A jury in the murder trial of Robert Cromwell views his interview with police after Casey Wright’s death — (The Register-Guard)Friday, May 16th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man who drinks, takes antidepressants and sleeping pills murders his ex-fiancee, attempts suicide.
'I lean on alcohol when I'm depressed': Brandi Glanville admits heavy drinking and taking prescription drugs during heated RHOBH reunion — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, March 25th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman's alcohol use goes up with antidepressant use
Jugé pour avoir tué sa fille handicapée de 6 ans / Sentenced for killing his disabled 6-yr-old daughter — (BFMTV)Tuesday, March 18th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal plans to kill wife incapacitated by treatment for bipolar, handicapped daughter, and himself but only kills daughter.
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
Suicide student's mum says lessons must be learned from his death—(Birmingham Mail)Monday, March 10th, 2014
Shocking moment a drunk female care worker drove the wrong way down the M5 motorway for FOUR MILES—(Daily Mail)Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
Ian Thorpe ‘admitted to rehab’ after incident with police — (Courier Mail)Tuesday, February 4th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Swimming champion taking pain medication and antidepressants found disoriented.
Man ignored partner’s pleas and hanged himself — (Western Wards Gazette)Thursday, January 2nd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man with alcohol problems takes antidepressants for a month, is very sad, emotional, dies by hanging himself while partner pleads with him not to.
Accidental death verdict for farmer killed in crash — (Lancashire Evening Post)Thursday, December 5th, 2013
Increased alcohol use on Cymbalta — (Steady Health)Sunday, November 24th, 2013
Boy killed himself after years of bullying, inquest hears — (The Guardian)Friday, November 15th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Teen despondent over bullying given medication to help with suicidal feelings (a problem since antidepressants cause suicidality), he dies by overdosing on it.
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.
Double murderer jailed for life in WA — (The Mercury)Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on Effexor stabs a couple to death, claims NCR at trial, court does not accept. News report does not identify problem med as SNRI.
Amad Jumaily’s murder of wife June ‘not preventable’ — (BBC News)Friday, September 27th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man unhappy about marriage breakdown, non-drinker, prescribed Citalopram, starts to drink. Dose increased at 4-week check-in, murders wife next day.
CARLISLE MAN’S BODY FOUND A MONTH AFTER HE DIED — (News & Star)Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Rye man died after clothing caught alight — (Rye and Battle Observer)Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
'He had everything to live for. I was shocked' — (Hull Daily Mail)Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
STATE of New Jersey v. Baum — (Leagle)Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Accused ‘drank four bottles of vodka a day’ — (Irish Examiner)Wednesday, July 10th, 2013
Heart condition caused mother-of-two's death — (Burton Mail)Saturday, June 29th, 2013
In the Crosshairs: Chris Kyle, a decorated sniper, tried to help a troubled veteran. The result was tragic — (The New Yorker)Monday, June 3rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Veteran on prescription drug cocktail including antidepressants shoots American hero.
Tragic overdose mum had history of self-harming — (Bolton News)Sunday, May 26th, 2013
I have no memory of killing my husband — (Daily Life)Monday, May 6th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on Seroquel & "powerful drugs for depression", starts to drink heavily, personality changes, attempts suicide, stabs & kills husband, no memory.
Ryan Freel seemed to have it all—a major league career, a loving family, a few million in the bank. But life without baseball was more than he could bear — (Sportsnet)Thursday, April 18th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Major league baseball player takes antidepressants, suffers concussion, marriage ends, he kills himself with gun.
Case of Daniel J. — (Superior Court of Los Angeles County)Sunday, March 10th, 2013
Lympstone bicycle pioneer took his own life — (Exeter Express and Echo)Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Woman’s arson attack on family home led to father-of-two’s tragic suicide — (Kilkenny People)Thursday, January 31st, 2013