Calgary conference aims to raise awareness on medical overdiagnosis — (Calgary Herald)Wednesday, June 8th, 2022
Naomi Judd Opens Up About Battle With ‘Life-Threatening’ Depression — (ABC News)Saturday, April 30th, 2022SSRI Ed note: Popular oountry singer, long-time user of every type of antidepressant, none help,, blames "treatment resistant" depression, dies by suicide.
Whitworth father-of-two found dead by his children — (Lancashire Telegraph)Wednesday, January 19th, 2022SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants on and off, dies by suicide a few days after starting them again.
Brian Laundrie Was Prescribed Medication For Mental Illness Before Gabby Petito’s Death — But Refused To Take It — (Your Tango)Thursday, October 7th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking anti-anxiety medication, murders wife on road trip, returns home, dies by suicide. News blames mental illness, not taking meds.
Husband shot wife dead ‘after row about her leaving tissues around house’ — (Metro.co.uk)Wednesday, September 1st, 2021SSRI Ed note: Gun dealer on antidepressants wrongly believes he has coronavirus, shoots, kills wife for leaving tissues around their home.
Woman accused of killing son had severe postpartum depression, lawyer says — (The Chicago Tribune)Saturday, April 17th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants for postpartum depression suffocated her 8-mo-old when husband goes out to play tennis. PPD blamed.
Murder Suicide Pact in Texas: Two Teenage Brothers Kill Family, Then Themselves — (102.9 KARN News Radio)Monday, April 5th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Brothers "battling depression" with antidepressants that no longer work carry out an agreed plan to kill themselves and their entire immedaite family.
Tragedy of mum who took her own life after lockdown left her isolated and scared to go outside — (Manchester Evening News)Friday, March 5th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman who takes antidepressants since relationship breakdown becomes apathetic, fearful, suicidal, makes 2 suicide attempts, 2nd succeeds. COVID blamed.
POLE STAR TORMENT:British pole-dancing champion, 27, hanged herself after struggling during lockdown — (The Sun)Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021SSRI Ed note: Talented young dancer takes antidepressants, dies by suicide during lockdown.
Man, 56, suffering from tinnitus took his own life on walk to ‘build trust’ with wife — (The Mirror)Wednesday, February 17th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Retiree with busy social life is prescribed antidepressants, dose is increased and he dies by suicide several days later.
Their teen killed himself. Now they want to save others struggling during the pandemic. — (NBC News)Saturday, February 6th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Good student, star quarterback feels bad, misses social life during pandemic, prescribed antidepressants, dies by suicide. COVID not meds blamed.
Family of teen who died by suicide says psychiatrist appointment came too late — (The Times Colonist)Thursday, January 28th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Teen quits taking antidepressants on his own because they were "not working", deteriorates, dies by suicide a month later.
A&E doctor, 29, hanged herself after 12-year battle with alopecia and depression — (The World News)Friday, November 27th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Talented physician / musician, on antidepressants for over 10 years, gets dose doubled, drinks alcohol, dies by suicide.
‘He was the best guy’: Questions, grief and advocacy follow suicide deaths — (The Toronto Star)Thursday, October 22nd, 2020SSRI Ed note: "terrific" man quits taking antidepressants that didn't help "cold turkey", falls into a terrible state, dies by suicide a week later.
Grieving mother feels her transgender daughter was ‘let down’ by mental health services in Bristol — (The Bristol Post)Tuesday, October 20th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Young trans woman prescribed antidepressants is suicidal, she wants DBT but not available, goes through gender reassignment, dies by suicide.
Mother, 19, killed herself and her two-year-old son two weeks after breaking up with the boy’s 17-year-old father, inquest hears — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 1st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Loving young mom breaks up with partner, takes sertraline, stops taking the meds (reason unclear), kills herself and toddler son.
Mother of man killed by cops after calling 911 says police service hasn’t ‘even apologized’ — (CTV News)Thursday, July 16th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Young man on psych meds for a decade predictably suffers problems, calls 911, police come over, shoot and kill him, face no consequences.
Loving husband and father died after tragic mental health battle — (Devon Live)Monday, July 13th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Long-time user of antidepressants feels depressed, suicidal (so obviously meds don't work), tried to reduce drug causing headaches, dies by suicide.
Depressed dad, 47, who lost IT job due to coronavirus pandemic takes his own life — (The Mirror)Wednesday, July 1st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man loses job in pandemic, is prescribed antidepressant, he appears to be fine but dies by suicide with no warning. Meds not suspected.
Steve Bing pals: Suicide spurred by money, drugs and mental health struggle — (Page Six)Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020SSRI Ed note: Hollywood mogul takes antidepressants for years, is not close to his kids, has drug problem, manages his fortune poorly, 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.
To view original article click here Sister says Rodney Levi, Mi’kmaw man shot and killed by N.B. RCMP, was a ‘jokester’ with the ‘biggest heart’ — (APTN National News)Saturday, June 13th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Mi’kmaw man on antidepressants (possibly in withdrawal) has manic episode, runs at police who taser, then shoot him dead. Sister thinks he needed psych meds.
Chorley teenager took her own life after battling mental health problems since the age of seven — (The Lancashire Post)Friday, December 20th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed antidepressants after break-up with boyfriend diagnosed with recurrent depression, has suicidal thoughts, hangs herself in woods.
This Morning star Ruth Langsford’s sister took her own life after battle with depression — (Extra.ie)Thursday, November 28th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants for years, depressed for years, dies by suicide.
Brighton Author And Jiu Jitsu Coach Marcus Trower Found Hanged — (The Argus)Friday, November 15th, 2019SSRI Ed note: GP with no understanding that antidepressants can cause suicidality prescribes them to patient who becomes "subdued", hangs himself.
A cry for help summoned the police — and ended in his deathMonday, October 21st, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man, on antidepressants since starting high school is chronic depressed, suicidal with other negative side effects, police called to help, shoot, kill him.
GHD hair straighteners founder killed himself after ‘fearing bankruptcy’ — (The Mirror)Thursday, August 22nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Entrepreneur prescribed antidepressants for anxiety deteriorates rapidly, dies by suicide. Wife unprepared for effects of drug. Worth £50M, fears bankruptcy.
Mother with post-natal depression admits smothering three-month-old baby to death — (The Evening Standard)Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman has "mild" postpartum reaction, given antidepressants, smothers her 3-month old daughter. Mental illness blamed.
Mom charged with killing her twin daughters hoped for suicide-by-cop — (The New York Post)Friday, June 28th, 2019
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.
Film director, 43, who worked with an Oscar-nominee hanged himself shortly after the birth of his baby daughter after work pressures added to his battle with depression — (The Daily Mail)Saturday, April 27th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Acclaimed film director on antidepressants, becomes anxious, suicidal. Meds no help for 6 yrs, he dies by suicide. Heredity blamed.
Police negotiator took his own life on Christmas Eve — (The Shropshire Star)Thursday, April 25th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Recently promoted, "hard working & enthusiastic" policeman on antidepressants drinks, write suicide note and hangs himself. PTSD blamed.
A&E turned away man who then killed himself and wife, inquest told — (The Guardian)Wednesday, April 17th, 2019SSRI Ed note: GP gives man antidepressants, he does not want to keep taking them, has psychotic episode, kills wife and self. Med non-compliance blamed. Role of AD ignored.
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.
The FDA approve esketamine nasal spray for severe depression — (Medical News Today)Friday, March 8th, 2019SSRI Ed note: FDA adds ketamine to the list of dangerous, ineffective substances approved to treat depression. Nasal stray supplements oral pill, delays "relapse".
Mother in San Jose murder-suicide struggled with depression; Woman had left job to seek treatment last year — (The Mercury News)Thursday, March 7th, 2019SSRI Ed note: "Doting" mother takes antidepressants, feels "loopy", gives up job, gets worse, finally kills sons 4 and 7 and self in murder-suicide. Mental illness blamed.
Murder suspect’s boyfriend turned her into police — (KXLY4 Spokane Coer d’Alene)Friday, January 25th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Woman stops taking her medication for depression, anxiety (was unstable, suicidal on it) shoots, kills her ex's mum in front of daughter. Claims no memory.
Tragic dad’s final phone call to wife before walking into traffic on M62 — (The Hull Daily Mail)Friday, January 11th, 2019SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes antidepressants for suicidal man, he takes them, later kills himself. Coroner notes "neither drugs or alcohol played a part in his death". Really?
PD: Florida Man Stabbed His Mother and Her Husband 18 Times in Bridgewater, Mass. — (NECN)Monday, December 17th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds stabs parents in the middle of the night.
TRAGIC MUM Beautician, 30, hanged herself after post-natal depression made her wrongly fear social services would take her newborn away — (The Sun)Thursday, October 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Happily married, excited but tired new mom given antidepressants develops odd ideas, anxiety increases, she dies by suicide.
Young mum hanged herself after losing job at doctor’s surgery — (Metro U.K.)Monday, October 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young mom with insomnia, taking citalopram and zopiclone, loses job, hangs herself.
‘One of the loveliest people I ever knew’: Suicide tragedy of the Manchester Royal Infirmary nurse who struggled with self doubtTuesday, September 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Nurse close to physician father goes on and off antidepressants, including citalopram, for "low moods" over 2 years, dies by suicide soon after re-starting.
New records reveal Danforth shooter was reclusive, battled mental illness — (The Globe & Mail)Thursday, September 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants, drugged since childhood despite parents' claim that "medications & therapy unable to treat" him, shoots 15 on Danforth, killing 2.
Mother charged with murder in toddler daughter’s death appears in court — (CBS46)Tuesday, August 28th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Mom receives "help" [read: drugs] for mental health issues, shoots and kills 2-yr-old daughter a few weeks later.
My Husband’s Suicide: Recognizing Predictors of Police Suicide — (In Public Safety)Friday, August 3rd, 2018SSRI Ed note: Wife of retired police officer who took medication for anxiety, stress which "made things worse", led to suicide, urges others to get "help" too.
Art student, 18, battling mental illness took alcohol and drugs then hanged herself after 1am text row with ex-boyfriend when he didn’t invite her on a trip to Brighton — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, July 31st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teen put on antidepressants at 16 threatens suicide to boyfriend, he distances himself, she self-harms, hangs herself.
Commentary: It’s time for Utahns to reconsider the widespread use of antidepressants — (The Salt Lake Tribune)Sunday, July 29th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Progressive group in Utah understands that antidepressants are as serious a problem as opioids but without the hype. They urge Legislators to act.