Parents of son who allegedly murdered 2 younger siblings speak out — (KKTV 11 News)Thursday, November 30th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Troubled teen, 16, medicated, gets dramatically worse, has violent thoughts, kills animals, stabs two younger siblings to death. Mental illness blamed.
Steven Apilado’s Parents Shielded Their Mentally Ill Son From the Law — Until He Murdered One of Them — (The Dallas Observer)Tuesday, November 7th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Sexually abused boy, 8, acts out, starts psych drugs, becomes "irritable, angry, violent", diagnosed bipolar, yrs of meds, worsens, permanent damage, kills dad.
Texas church shooter Devin Patrick Kelley served in Air Force, was court-martialed for assaulting wife, child — (Fox News)Monday, November 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Once "happy, caring" boy, after years "heavily medicated" with "psych drugs" becomes withdrawn, abusive, shoots churchgoers, killing 26. Mental illness blamed.
Psychiatrist indicted in bludgeoning of baby daddy with a sledgehammer — (The New York Post)Thursday, October 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen becomes moody at 14, diagnosed bipolar, given multiple psych meds, psychiatrist-cousin talks him into killing her lover. He is charged, convicted.
Edmond man, 18, ordered to trial in fatal shooting of stepmother — (The Oklahoman)Thursday, October 19th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen on antidepressants, stimulants and marijuana bludgeons and shoots his step mom to death for no reason. "What triggered the killing isn't known". Really?
Student, 21, found hanged after ‘unravelling’ with depression is fifth ‘to commit suicide’ at same university this year — (The Mirror)Tuesday, July 25th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Gifted student starts treatment for clinical depression, dies by suicide 3 months later. Four other students, none suicidal, share fate. University probe.
Doctors unable to agree why a girl, 16, believes people are “robots” and “not real” — (The York Press)Monday, July 3rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen, 15, prescribed fluoxetine for anxiety, depression suffers psychosis, kills girl, 7, within month. "Emerging schizotypal" disorder, not Prozac, blamed.
One Missouri family. Four generations of disability benefits. Will it continue? — (The Denver Post)Friday, June 2nd, 2017SSRI Ed note: % of US populatn has psychiatric diagnoses, paid to take drugs, live life of disability. Incentives to maximize # disabled in family. Human & economic tragedy.
Father of Kirkersville killer discusses son’s past, events before shootings — (10 WBNS)Thursday, May 11th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Man on meds for "bipolar" for 2+ decades is aggressive, angry, can't concentrate, shoots and kills 3 people and himself. Father says he would never do drugs.
Hannah Leflar’s killer has ‘psychopathic tendencies,’ expert testifies — (CBC News)Wednesday, May 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, prescribed antidepressants, has hallucinations that continue after he stops meds. executes plan to kill ex-girlfriend. Diagnosed a psychopath.
A son’s battle, a family’s fight: Parents grieving son they say was lost in mental health-care system — (The Regina Leader-Post)Friday, April 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen drugged with antidepressants. other psych meds on/off for 3 yrs attempts suicide several times, finally succeeds, mom concludes youth need more than meds.
EXCLUSIVE: ‘Daddy, please kill me I can’t do this any more’: Meet the CHILDREN prescribed anti-depressants for anxiety that ‘made them suicidal’ — (Daily Mail Australia)Sunday, April 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Lawyer launches class action lawsuit on behalf of children prescribed Aropax (paroxetine), Zoloft, harmed by the medications.
Horrible suffering became too much for Adam Maier-Clayton — (The Windsor Star)Friday, April 21st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Where do the lies about mental illness, and the damage done "treating" it, lead? To belief there is no recovery. To loss of hope & death of many bright lights.
Surviving the brutal murder of businessman Morgan Huxley — (The Age)Friday, April 14th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young man, diagnoses, no history of violence, on fluoxetine., weaned off Seroquel, follows a stranger home, sexually assaults, stabs him to death 28 times.
Ceri Sheehan went paintballing with friend the day before his death Told parents ‘you don’t understand’ as he argued against giving up electronics Kept phone and sent a friend worrying messages, who then messaged his father His father came home to find all the lights on and Ceri hanged in the gardenThursday, April 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Talented, independent-minded teen sent to psychiatrist gets antidepressants, probably also stimulant, becomes suicidal, hangs himself over minor incident.
Coroner records narrative verdict on Caernarfon schoolgirl who jumped from Menai Bridge — (News North Wales)Thursday, March 23rd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Schoolgirl released from mental health unit dies by suicide jumping from bridge, coroner reaches a non-suicide verdict.
Teenager hanged herself in bedroom after writing ‘to die would be an awfully big adventure’ on wall — (The Mirror)Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017SSRI Ed note: Teen on 2 SSRIs, other meds exhibits aggressive, self-destructive behaviour, dies by suicide, Clueless coroner unaware of MHRA edict againsts SSRIs for teens.
NC teen who beheaded mom released from mental health site a week earlier, source says — (The Charlotte Observer)Thursday, March 9th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Socially withdrawn teen in precarious immigration situation sent to psychiatric facility, given 4 medications, murders, decapitates mum in psychotic state.
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.
Doctor doubled girl’s antidepressant dosage before she live-streamed her suicide — (10tv)Thursday, January 26th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Doctor doubles dosage of Zoloft for abused teen in foster care, a month later she live-streams her suicide on Facebook. Pfizer blames inadequate monitoring.
The Concussion Diaries: One High School Football Player’s Secret Struggle with CTE — (GQ)Tuesday, January 10th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Young football player given Zoloft, Adderall, possible CTE, unsurprisingly feels very "messed up", suicidal, dies by suicide. Meds not suspected.
Why did 12-year-old Katelyn Nichole Davis hang herself on a livestream — (The Daily Haze)Friday, January 6th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Girl on antidepressants self-harms, suffers from negative thinking, attachment to fictional character, livestreams her suicide by hanging. Depression blamed.
Patients suffer over gap between physical and mental health care — (The Star)Wednesday, December 28th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mother takes worried son to GP. Unaware antidepressants ineffective & dangerous for kids, GP prescribes one. Alex gets steadily worse, dies by suicide.
Fountain Hills community rallies around family struck by tragedy — (AZFamily.com)Thursday, December 22nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Popular teen, good student with bright future, loves sports, prescribed antidepressants after brother's accident death, dies from overdose.
Brockton teen charged in mother’s fatal stabbing — (The Boston Globe)Thursday, December 1st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen enrolls in nursing school, is depressed, drops out, doctor gives him medication. He stops eating, acts strangely, murders his mom in "zombie"-like state.
Depressed teenager killed his parents and then left his eight-year-old brother paralysed — (The Mirror)Sunday, November 20th, 2016SSRI Ed note: "Depressed" teen, past suicide attempt by overdose (depression meds?) shoots & kills parents, injures brother. Deemed "sociopath" gets life, no parole.
Mom says teen son hanged himself after bullies made rape threats — (The New York Post)Monday, November 14th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen target of bullies given antidepressants, he feels worse, dose upped, he feels worse, suicidal, he hangs himself, parents blame bullying.
Grieving mother says daughter, 16, who took her own life would still be alive if GP had not given her powerful prescription drugs — (The Daily Mail)Thursday, November 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed medication for depression and anxiety dies by suicide 15 days later, mother never knew she was taking meds.
Teenager hanged herself at boarding school after watching Channel 4 series — (Report UK)Tuesday, October 25th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen with long history of taking antidepressants becomes emotional watching a TV show on the subject, dies by suicide. Depression blamed.
Overdose death of toddler is 4th this year — (The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinal)Sunday, October 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Girl, 2, dies of oxycodone, Trazodone. Father has a spill story for the painkiller but does not explain how she came to ingest the antidepressant.
Mom: ‘I saw no signs’ son wanted to kill himself — (The Winnipeg Sun)Thursday, September 29th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen with dark thoughts prescribed antidepressants, at 23 fails to land job, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed. Memorial website promotes status quo.
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.
Govt Exposed for Forcing Foster Kids, Even Toddlers to Take Dangerous Psychotropic Drugs — (GreenMedInfo)Tuesday, August 30th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Vulnerable children in need of care, learning and affection are instead being drugged with medications that will harm them in the long run.
Attorney for teen accused of encouraging boyfriend to kill himself raises questions about antidepressant — (The Boston Globe)Monday, August 29th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teenage couple both take citalopram, he is suicidal, she encourages him to kill himself, and he does. She is charged.
How a privileged son went off the rails for a life of violence and vice — (The New York Post)Sunday, August 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man, no relationship with wealthy, uninvolved parents, only $, increasingly troubled as he comes of age, takes drugs, resents Dad, eventually shoots, kills him.
Domestic violence, mental illness and drug abuse: The tragic lives of children in care who died — (the journal.ie)Tuesday, August 16th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Of 13 young Tulsa "clients" who died, 4 were natural causes, 8 suicides, 1 overdose. No mention of psych meds, likely a factor in most of the deaths.
Families failed by a broken mental health care system often have no one to call but police — (The Boston Globe)Wednesday, July 6th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man, 23, on Lexapro 3 weeks, drugged as child, is suicidal, goads police into shooting him. Police kill him despite warning. Killer cop awarded a medal.
Meldreth teenager who ended own life ‘slipped through the cracks’ of mental health system, inquest concludes — (The Royston Crow)Tuesday, June 14th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18, going through a "down" period is prescribed antidepressants by GP, commits suicide a month later. Mental health underfunding blamed.
An American ISIS Cell: The Story of 3 U.S. Recruits — (NBC News)Tuesday, May 17th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Ohio teenager with problems given Lexapro instead of help, joins ISIS, leaves USA, becomes a fighter, dies in Syria.
Mother of fentanyl overdose victim says bullying led her daughter to drug — (News Talk 650 CKOM)Monday, May 16th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Parent of suicidal teen (bullying blamed) recognizes harm of fentanyl, but not antidepressants that lower judgement and lead to mental illness and addictions.
Inquest: ‘Loving, caring and popular’ teen Reece Burrowes found hanged in Danson Park, Bexleyheath, days after being prescribed antidepressants — (This Is Local London)Friday, May 13th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Happy, popular football player, 17, prescribed setraline commits suicide days later. Everyone shocked, hidden depression blamed.
Paul Gascoigne’s lookalike nephew begged to be sectioned five weeks before his sudden death aged just 22 reveals his grieving mother — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, May 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: On antidepressants since 13, young man struggles with "mental health demons", is depressed, self-harms, has OCD, nobody suspects meds. Dies by suicide at 22.
Plano teen who fatally stabbed mom, brother was not intoxicated, autopsy finds — (Dallas Morning News)Thursday, May 5th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen who stabbed mother, brother and self to death deemed not intoxicated; "only" had antidepressants in his blood. Old head injury blamed.
Suicide Rates Rise While Antidepressant Use Climbs — (Mad in America)Sunday, April 24th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Suicides of US females increased sharply 1999-2014. % on antidepressants doubled during this time. in 2008, 5% girls, 3% boys 12-17 on antidepressants.
Prescription of drugs to foster youth under scrutiny in Sonoma County and statewide — (The Press Democrat)Saturday, April 23rd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen, drugged with Prozac, Zoloft at 13 in foster care, remembers the meds made her suicidal, grows up determined to research natural alternative.
The World Health Organization is finally raising concerns about antidepressants prescribed to children — (NaturalNews.com)Thursday, April 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: World Health Org discovers that kids are being drugged instead of helped, with off-label antidepressant prescriptions, drugs not approved for under-18's.
Coroner: Kindra Chapman committed suicide by hanging — (The Birmingham News)Tuesday, April 19th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18 on benzodiazepines and tricyclic antidepressants steals cellphone, is put in jail, where she becomes agitated and hangs herself.
The kids are not alright – What is driving teenagers in India, across socio-economic groups, to anxiety and depression? — (The Indian Express)Sunday, April 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man develops a strong crush on a popular girl, when after 5 years she rejects him he takes antidepressants, loses motivation, his excellent grades drop.
Murder-suicide third blow for Western dorm — (The London Free Press)Sunday, April 10th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Popular, dean's list student "struggling with mental health" accepted to grad school, kills self and mom. As use of meds goes up so do student suicides.