Renowned yoga teacher Michael Stone dies after drug overdose in Victoria — (CBC News)Sunday, July 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Wellness guru is diagnosed with bipolar, medicated, gets worse,"more desperate", turns to opioids, dies of overdose.
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.
Revealed: Finsbury Park terror suspect was sent to rehab for drink and drugs addictions as his sister claims he stole wallet from their blind great granddad — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, June 21st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Finsbury Park terror suspect revealed as devoted father, troubled man, suicidal after splitting with long-time partner and taking antidepressants.
Her brother drowned, but addiction was his killer. Now she wants reform — (The Sun Herald)Monday, September 12th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Adolescent given antidepressants, he becomes much worse, later becomes a drug addict, drowns. Antidepressants not suspected as potential source of problems.
Treatment, supervision didn’t stop alleged shooter with a troubled past — (The Whidbey News-Times)Thursday, September 1st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man drugged since childhood, on 2 stimulants and Prozac, shoots and kills 5 strangers in a mall.
My Daughter’s Medication Was Better Regulated Than the Gun She Used to End Her Life — (Vogue)Friday, May 27th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Suicide victim's mom questions wait between refills of antidepressants that keep her increasingly depressed, suicidal daughter "healthy", wants gun control.
Doctors prescribed man 145 opioid pills. Nine days after surgery, he died — (The Bellingham Herald)Sunday, May 15th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Post-tonsillectomy, doctors recklessly prescribe Percocet, Klonapin, Vicodin, Zoloft to young man who dies by overdose. Mother complains, secrecy protects docs.
Doctor found dead in New Delhi AIIMS, cause unknown — (Hindustan Times)Friday, March 18th, 2016SSRI Ed note: New Delhi third-year resident doctor takes antidepressants, dies alone in room. Whether or not suicide unclear.
Wisconsin teen shot dead by police had anxiety and depression, files show — (The Guardian)Tuesday, March 10th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depressed and anxious teen, 19, on Xanax and illegal drugs acts strangely, is shot and killed by police.
Military will publish response to suicide probe — (Toronto Star)Saturday, March 7th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Soldier on Venlafaxine/Effexor, gabapentin, Quetiapine, Zopiclone + olanzapine changes, dies by suicide. Cdn Military conducts probe, misses obvious cause.
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.
‘I was a pill-popper’: Aussie songstress Sia reveals new details of her battle with drug and alcohol addiction and depression — (Daily Mail Australia)Wednesday, February 11th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Singer diagnosed as bi-polar almost commits suicide, survives, recovers and stops taking drugs.
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Jury Finds Melissa Amber Dalton Guilty – Brevard NC — (The Transylvania Times)Monday, April 14th, 2014
FATAL 4×100; HOME-MADE KRATOM JUICE COCKTAIL — (Research Gate)Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
Delana v. Odessa Gun & Pawn — (CIRCUIT COURT OF LAFAYETTE, MISSOURI)Wednesday, March 12th, 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.
Leanne Thompson death: ‘go and kill yourself …’ — (Sydney Morning Herald)Monday, October 21st, 2013
Antidepressant Wellbutrin becomes ‘poor man’s cocaine’ on Toronto streets — (Global News)Friday, September 13th, 2013
Why painkillers and anti-depressants are killing MORE Britons than heroin and cocaine — (The Mirror)Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Southampton dad with history of drug abuse died from overdose — (Southern Daily Echo)Monday, September 9th, 2013
Former heroin user died of a drugs overdose, inquest hears — (South Bucks Slough Express)Friday, August 2nd, 2013
The Mum Of Innocent Teen Melanie Mccarthy Said Last Night: “I Hope My Angel’s Killer Rots In Jail.” — (The Sun)Thursday, August 1st, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man 24, on illegal drugs and antidepressants sentenced to 20 years for being part of a gang that shot a teenage girl.
Mum warns of internet drugs after son’s death — (Melton Times)Sunday, July 21st, 2013
Questions raised over nurses' overdose deaths — (WA News)Monday, July 15th, 2013
Ipswich: Man who overcame 22-year drug addiction died after overdose — (EADT24)Thursday, June 27th, 2013
Body lay in shower for 19 days — (ClarePeople.com)Tuesday, February 5th, 2013
Moms who kill: The Susan Eubanks case — (hlntv)Wednesday, December 12th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac drinks, argues with her boyfriend, kills her 4 children, attempts suicide.
Prison death ‘tragic loss of life’ — (The Dominion Post)Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Limerick twins died from lethal ‘drugs cocktail’ — (Limerick Leader)Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Beast who raped and murdered pensioner lies to police he killed a child — (Daily Record)Friday, June 15th, 2012
Boy, 13, dies from alcohol and drug overdose — (The Telegraph)Wednesday, May 9th, 2012SSRI Ed note: "Intelligent and spirited boy", 13, on citalopram uses heroin, drinks, dies from combined effects.
The Real Fresh Meat: I Hallucinated For Three Weeks — (Sabotage Times)Monday, October 10th, 2011
Family Of Depression Victim Speaks Out — (KETV Omaha)Sunday, September 25th, 2011
Mother is charged with killing boy, 6 — (The Boston Globe)Thursday, May 19th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman with history of depression, suicide attempts, on antidepressants, anti-anxiety meds, plans to kill son and self. He dies, she lives, gets 45 yrs.
Students treated after overdose of anti-depressants — (The Enid News and Eagle)Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
Dumped convict Raoul Moat guns down ex lover and kills her new man — (Daily Mirror)Sunday, July 4th, 2010
Dangers of prescription drug abuse hit home – The Other Drug War — (Houston Chronicle)Friday, June 18th, 2010SSRI 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)Tuesday, June 1st, 2010
Barbara and Olivia Rivard: Killed in San Luis Obispo in 2007 — (San Luis Obispo Tribune)Wednesday, April 14th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Wife in murder-suicide trio - father, mother daughter - took antidepressants, caused family problems with prescription drug addiction.
No new inquest on cell hanging — (The Express and Star)Saturday, December 19th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Woman becomes suicidal on antidepressants, hangs herself. Potential role of medication not raised at inquest.
Inquest brief: Woman’s death ruled to be accidental overdose — (The Pekin Times)Friday, September 18th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Young woman, former nurse, abuses prescription meds including Celexa, dies of overdose.
For One Family, Decision to Reject Treatment Ends With Tragic Death — (ABC News)Tuesday, August 25th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Aggressive young boy given depakote, becomes suicidal. Graduates to booze, illegal drugs, murders his mom. Dad blames lack of lack of drug treatment.
Contraindications: Dr. Doyle John Borchers — (USC Annenburg Reporting on Health)Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
Falling Through the Cracks of the Army's Duty of Care The Forgotten Casualties—(CounterPunch)Saturday, May 23rd, 2009
Homicide charges filed in drug death — (The Pekin Times)Wednesday, May 20th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Young man on Zoloft recklessly takes many drugs, dies of overdose.