Letter from Anne J.Thursday, April 28th, 2022SSRI Ed note: Young teen is put on Prozac at psych hospital, is released, has a bad reaction, chases friend with hammer, friend's mother blames Anne, not the drug.
Trial begins for man accused of first-degree murder in Winston Littlecrow’s death — (Ottawa Citizen)Monday, October 4th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Youth on antidepressants and stimulants fatally shoots father of 5, is charged but cannot be named.
Kitchener man found not criminally responsible for stabbing parents — (The Kitchener Record)Sunday, October 3rd, 2021SSRI Ed note: Man on psych drugs for 7 years becomes paranoid, delusional, attacks parents, gets diagnosed with schizophrenia. Mental illness, not meds blamed. Locked up.
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.
Jessica Camilleri sentenced to 21 years, seven months prison for beheading mother Rita — (The Australian)Friday, March 12th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman forced to take psych drugs all her life tries to get off, behaviour deteriorates, stabs her mother to death in "stabbing frenzy". Mental illness blamed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
YouTube star Landon Clifford’s suicide followed long struggle with depression, drugs — (The New York Post)Saturday, August 29th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Young man, medicated since childhood is addicted to 3 meds for depression and "uppers", never learns to manage emotions without drugs, dies by suicide.
Nearly Three-Quarters of Youth Behind Bars Suffer From Mental Health Issues — (News 21)Friday, August 21st, 2020SSRI Ed note: Deprived American kids w bad parenting, other traumas diagnosed "mentally ill", given prozac, risperdal, ritalin, seroquel, etc instead of what they need.
Doctor said he had difficulty talking to mum of suicide victim Sophie Parkinson — (The Born and Dundee Evening Telegraph)Friday, August 14th, 2020SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes anxious youngster antidepressants, doesn't tell her mum the pills can cause suicidality, respects patient confidentiality, she dies by suicide.
Antidepressant prescribing for Canadian youth has increased: study — (CTV News/Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology)Wednesday, July 29th, 2020SSRI Ed note: In Canada, antidepressant prescriptions for children 18 and younger increased 36% from 2012 to 2016, mostly fluoxetine.
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.
Antidepressants linked to increased suicide and self-harm in teens — (BigThink.com)Monday, June 29th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Evidence shows that in addition to other negative side effects, antidepressants increase suicidality. Why are we increasingly prescribing to young people?
Protest held in Fort Saskatchewan after man charged in death of infant son granted bail — (Global News)Thursday, April 9th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Man 23 yrs on psych meds, incl antipsychotic + 2 ADs, no diagnosis, extreme akathisia, told to stop meds, attacks kids in nightmare, kills 1-yr-old boy.
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.
Woman who used machete to force ex-boyfriend into sex sentenced to 20 years in psychiatric hospital — (7NEWS)Saturday, November 2nd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed psych meds doesn't always take them, attacks ex twice in 2 years, forces sex on him, judge demands she take meds, 20 yrs in psych hospital,
Mental health prescriptions rising fastest in 10-14-year-old Scots — (The Herald Scotland)Sunday, October 27th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Significant increases in prescriptions of psych drugs - sedatives, antidepressants, antipsychotics to Scottish kids since 2009,, thanks to drug co. marketing.
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.
Mum found daughter’s body after suicide using Find My Phone app — (Metro.co.uk)Sunday, October 6th, 2019SSRI Ed note: (Yet another) lovely teen treated for depression and anxiety dies by suicide. Mom finds her but cannot save her.
RFK granddaughter, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, died of drug overdose — (MSN.com)Saturday, August 3rd, 2019SSRI Ed note: Mental illness system (sad adolescent prescribed fluoxetine, causing worse problems, more drugs cause suicidality etc) claims another victim.
Boy, 15, who attempted to murder woman he met online exposed to extreme porn from young age — (The Irish Examiner)Wednesday, July 31st, 2019SSRI Ed note: Teen put on Prozac has energy surge, develops serious violent thoughts, attempts to murder a woman he meets online. Parents realize the SSRI is the problem.
Police release body camera footage of teenage girl’s fatal shooting — (ABC Eyewitness News)Saturday, July 13th, 2019SSRI Ed note: High school student on antidepressants goes on a bizarre rampage, driving recklessly, pointing a toy gun at police, who shoot and kill her.
Generation antidepressant — (ABC Australia)Thursday, June 20th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Adolescent given antidepressants by GP since age 7, is violent, suicidal, suffers erratic moods, his mother believes the drugs helpful.
Devon Erickson, 1 Of 2 Suspects Charged In Shooting At STEM School Highlands Ranch Shooting — (4 CBS Denver)Friday, June 7th, 2019SSRI Ed note: 2 students, one transgender, on Zoloft, Xanax, Abilify,gawd knows what else plan a school shooting, are thwarted early in attack. Found guilty as adults.
A 20-Year-Old’s Death Was Ruled a Suicide — But Family Says She Was Murdered; Morgan Ingram’s family has never believed the official explanation of her death — (Wednesday, May 15th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Bright student taking amitryptaline (or perhaps recently stopped) dies of an overdose of the drug. Parents certain she was murdered by a stalker.
9-Year-Old Boy Charged with Murder After Allegedly Shooting Mother with Rifle — (People)Wednesday, May 8th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Adopted 9-yr-old boy has medication change, "snaps", threatens classmate, kills beloved mum with rifle, may be charged with murder as adult.
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.
Who Is Zephen Xaver? 21-Year-Old Accused of Killing 5 at SunTrust Bank Had ‘Fascination With Death’ — (Newsweek)Thursday, January 24th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Man with past "troubles"/time in psychiatric facility (so 100% he took taken psych meds some time) is obsessed with death, violence, shoots + kills 5 at bank.
Teen, 15, found hanged at home after telling family ‘I’d rather die than eat’ while flushing meals down the toilet — (The Sun)Wednesday, January 9th, 2019SSRI Ed note: Teen on Prozac for eating disorder stops eating, dosage upped instead of consult, she hangs herself.
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.
Jacksonville shooter had history of mental illness, Katz was in treatment at least as early as age 12 — (News 4 Jax)Tuesday, August 28th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man on Risperdal, Lexapro, drugged since age of 12, opens fire at e-sports tournament, killing 2, wounding 10, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
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.
Suspect In Arizona Rookie’s Death Was Mentally Ill: Troopers – Isaac D. King, 20, was on medication for anxiety and depression and has no criminal record, the Arizona Department of Public Safety said — (The Phoenix Patch)Friday, July 27th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants has manic episode, throws rocks, assaults trooper, Trooper killed. Mental illness blamed.
Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise — (BBC News)Tuesday, July 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: U.K. knows about gross overprescribing of ineffective, dangerous SSRIs to ever-younger children, does nothing. Dr. Dubicka misrepresents the situation.
Antidepressant prescriptions for children on the rise — (BBC News)Tuesday, July 24th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Prescriptions of SSRIs to children increases dramatically, takers are younger. Guidelines call for close supervision, but drugs have never been proven safe.
911 call: Chanhassen teen killed by deputies was in rage day earlier after car taken away — (Star Tribune)Monday, July 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Talented student, athlete on antidepressant overreacts to losing use of car, is suicidal, threatens sheriff's deputies, they shoot and kill him.
UAE teen commits suicide, cops find book on depression near body — (The Khaleej Times)Monday, June 11th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Arab teen on antidepressant hands herself while reading An Unquiet Mind. Police blame book for the suicide.
SPECIAL REPORT: Derbyshire mum calls for change nearly a year after her beloved son took his own life — (The Derbyshire Times)Wednesday, June 6th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed teen "put through hell", "given endless amounts of medication" deteriorates rapidly, becomes suicidal, hangs himself. Coroner never suspects meds.
Dutch Court Rules for Plaintiff – Seroxat (Paxil) Psychological Damage — (Bob Fiddaman Blog)Friday, May 18th, 2018SSRI Ed note: GP puts 14-yr-old boy on high dose of Seroxat after father dies. He attempts suicide 6 times, becomes hostile, emotions dull. As adult he sues GSK, wins.
The full story about how Bristol boy Oliver McGowan died in Southmead Hospital — (Bristol Live)Saturday, April 21st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Teen suffering seizures given olanzapine by hospital, dies of NMS. Doctor admits drug caused death, insists prescription appropriate, coroner agrees.
Iowa vs Noah Riley Crooks — (IOWA gov’t records)Friday, April 20th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Young teen, on psych meds for several years, shoots and kills his mother for no apparent reason, attempts to rape her. Gets adult sentence, 50 yrs.
Edmonton teen’s group-home suicide came decade after changes recommended, fatality inquiry finds — (CBC News)Thursday, April 19th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Ward of state on psych meds incl. antidepressants hates meds, misses brothers. is suicidal, self-harms, hangs herself. Problem ID'd is not enough process.
Inquest underway after death of Workington Academy pupil — (The Whitehaven News)Friday, April 13th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Popular, gifted student has a down period, is prescribed antidepressants. Hangs herself, dies, without warning.
FBI and Ithaca Police Find AR-15, Homemade Bomb in Former Cornell Student’s Apartment — (The Cornell Daily Sun)Wednesday, April 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Diagnosed student taking psych meds stockpiles weapons, ammunition, stops taking meds, becomes manic, builds a bomb, is caught, faces serious prison time.
Red flags: The troubled path of accused Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz — (The Washington Post)Saturday, March 10th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Adopted teen loses parents, given psych drugs for years, collects guns, exhibits serious odd, antisocial behaviour, kills 17 at former school.
Medical Student Stabbed to Death in Library Was ‘The Little Engine That Could,’ Mom Says — (Yahoo)Thursday, March 1st, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man, diagnosed/drugged as teen breaks into neighbours' house, court forces meds on him, he stabs random med student in library, killing her. Disoriented.
When love isn’t enough A daughter’s suicide leaves a grieving father searching for answers — (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)Sunday, February 4th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Talented student suffers physical challenge, ECT, forced into inactivity she is treated for "mental illness", she becomes suicidal, overdoses, dies.