‘Promising’ student died from antidepressant overdose after recording emotional videos about her boyfriend — (The Mirror)Thursday, December 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Pharmacy student, 18, taking antidepressants has history of suicidality, commits suicide by overdose.
The Incomprehensibility of Death by Suicide — (Radio-Canada)Thursday, December 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Popular hockey player/university student given antidepressants, loses control of emotions, becomes suicidal, stabs himself to death. Depression blamed.
Alabama Girl Medically Kidnapped and Forced on Drugs: Parents Facing Jail for Failure to Pay State Child Support — (Health Impact News)Friday, November 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Family may be poor metabolizes of antidepressants, given the 2 suicides. Teenager is drugged by state against her mom's wishes.
A Quincy suicide leaves grief and questions — (The Boston Globe)Sunday, November 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Depression medication makes life worse for 18-year-old star student.
Teen found hanged in woods may have been making a ‘cry for help’ — (The Mirror)Thursday, November 19th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 14-yr-old boy given Prozac to help him cope with changing schools becomes preoccupied with suicide and kills himself 10 days later.
A Straight-A Student Killed Himself After Having A Bad Comedown — (UNILAD)Sunday, November 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Talented student, 18, uses MDMA, gets suicidal, is prescribed fluoxetine. He commits suicide a few months later, only the illegal drug is suspected.
Renowned doctor rules Castle Rock teen’s death homicide, not suicide — (kdvr FOX 31 Denver)Thursday, November 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: The article title is inaccurate. It was probably suicide.
Though danger signs were everywhere, boy’s life was still lost — (The Portland Press Herald)Sunday, October 25th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen, 14, from troubled home struggling to fit in at school becomes impulsive, suicidal, takes Zoloft intermittently, dies by suicide.
Why is it so hard for young people to find decent mental health care? — (Lacuna Magazine)Wednesday, October 21st, 2015SSRI Ed note: Angry, undisciplined teen, 17, stops eating, gets Zoloft, behaviour gets worse, she gets suicidal, dose upped, she commits suicide. NHS services blamed.
Schoolgirl took fatal overdose of tablets ‘after being teased by pupils for being poor’ — (The Mirror)Thursday, October 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Girl, 14 with divorcing parents has meltdown, experiences social challenges, takes antidepressants, becomes suicidal and kills herself.
Michael’s story: Mentally ill man attacks his family after being deserted by Pa. health care — (PennLive)Thursday, October 8th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man smokes dope, diagnosed w. schizophrenia,on neuroleptics (cause rages, apathy), isolated, attacks grandma. Antidepressants make situation much worse.
Oregon Killer’s Mother Wrote of Troubled Son and Gun Rights — (The New York Times)Monday, October 5th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Oregon Shooter, drugged since childhood and committed whenever he did not take his meds, kills 9, dies in gunfire exchange with police
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)Saturday, September 26th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman drugged as teen for moodiness gets antidepressants, neuroleptics, gets dramatically worse, turns to illegal drugs, eventually murders a woman,
Data from Study 329, that Claimed to show Paroxetine is Safe and Effective for Adolescents, Actually Showed the Opposite — (Various)Wednesday, September 16th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 2001 Study 329 findings contradicted based on original data
Prescription pills are Britain’s third biggest killer: Side-effects of drugs taken for insomnia and anxiety kill thousands. Why do doctors hand them out like Smarties? — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Psychiatric drugs, including antidepressants (1 in 11 adults in the OECD take these) are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer.
Her brain tormented her, and doctors could not understand why — (The Washington Post)Monday, September 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman given Klonopin, Ambien, Ativan, Xanax, nortiptyline, lithium, Zoloft, trazodone, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Prozac, Serzone, Paxil and Parnate finally dies.
KATRINA BLEW HER OFF COURSE — (The Andalusia Star-News)Saturday, August 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman who was medicated throughout her childhood/teen years becomes an addict, steals, loses house, kids, gets into rehab, discovers drug free life is better.
Teenagers, Medication and Suicide — (New York Times)Monday, August 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: A 2015 article full of misleading cliches and inaccurate information that help to hide SSRI dangers from public view.
‘Queen of Versailles’ Star Victoria Siegel’s Autopsy Shows She Died of Methadone and Sertraline Toxicity — (Eton Line)Wednesday, July 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen "battling an addiction to prescription medication", on sertraline/Zoloft, methadone dies from overdose of these meds.
Jack Landesman’s father Cosmo wrote this heartbreaking eulogy for his son: Farewell my dear Jack — (The Mirror)Wednesday, July 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man with parents who believe he was insane and should take drugs - the legal ones, anyway - feels disconnected, dies by suicide.
Wisconsin bridge shooter had long history of mental illness: report — (The Chicago Tribune)Saturday, July 11th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Long-time user of antidepressants stops taking them, gets drunk, argues with girlfriend, shoots random people on bridge, killing 3, plus self.
How the US Mental Health System Makes Natives Sick and Suicidal — (ICTMN.com)Thursday, June 18th, 2015SSRI Ed note: IHS seeks to medicalize experience of colonization, lost autonomy, pretend it is depression treatable with SSRIs. Result is increase in suicides, worse health.
Edward Covington, who killed his girlfriend and her two children, sentenced to death — (Tampa Bay Times)Friday, May 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on psychoactive meds since childhood kills and dismembers woman and her 2 kids, talks to corpse, then hides in closet wearing only underwear.
Nine-year sentence for man who tried to kill neighbours in ‘wanton’ attacks — (The Brampton Guardian)Friday, May 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds for nonsensical "disorder" stabs neighbour, tried to stab another, no motive or provocation. Inadequate medicaton blamed!! Deemed high risk.
Teenager left video suicide notes on phone before walking in front of train in Yate — (The Bristol Post)Wednesday, May 20th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 18-year given A/D, commits suicide
Son ‘appeared intent on killing’ during knife attack on father: witnesses — (Soo Today)Tuesday, May 19th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18 on medication for ADHD and depression (likely a stimulant and SSRI) becomes psychotic, stabs father to death. Mental illness is blamed.
Teenager killed himself after his mother disconnected his Playstation — (METRO 82.7)Sunday, May 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teenager, 18, takes Prozac for depression, commits suicide when his mum disconnects Playstation. Mental illness is blamed.
Brilliant student throws herself in front of high-speed train after becoming stressed over school studies — (The Mirror)Monday, April 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: "Brilliant" Student, on and off antidepressants since age 13, dislikes meds, tells parents of suicide plan, later steps in front of train. Possible withdrawal.
Tulane’s mental health meltdown — (Yahoo News)Friday, April 3rd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Antidepressants now widely available on campus, more students are depressed, anxious, many more suicides, a murder-suicide. Nobody sees a connection.
14-Year-Old’s Suicide Causes Coroner To Question If Prozac Was The Real Trigger — (Inquisitr)Sunday, March 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 14-year old given Prozac, dies by suicide
An 11-year-old reported being raped twice, wound up with a conviction — (The Washington Post)Thursday, March 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: An extreme example of prescribing antidepressants instead of dealing with real problem- no investigation despite evidence of rape of 11-yr-old.
1st Circuit Tosses Suit Over Antidepressant — (Courthouse News Service)Tuesday, February 24th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Parents file false advertising claim against Forest Labs, court (effectively) decides that FDA prerogative overrides consumers rights.
”I’m sorry, I love you”: What depressed teenager texted her friend before stepping in front of train — (The Mirror)Thursday, February 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: 15-yr- old taking fluoxetine (Prozac) jumps in front of train.
Mental health in the NHS: ‘My son wanted to die; we begged for help but there was none’ — (The Telegraph)Saturday, February 7th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Bullied teen given antidepressants gets dramatically worse, suicidal, has hallucinations, panic attacks, night terrors, dies by suicide. Depression blamed.
Aurora mother tried to fix her ‘broken boy’ — (The Aurora Banner)Thursday, January 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Formerly happy kid hits rough patch, is put on Prozac, fails to bond with others/ make connections, dies by suicide. Mother shocked, does not blame Prozac.
Aurora mother tried to fix her ‘broken boy’ — (Aurora Banner)Thursday, January 29th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Socially awkward boy, 14, going through difficult phase given Prozac, self-harms, is socially withdrawn, finally commits suicide.
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)Wednesday, January 28th, 2015
Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds — (The Telegraph)Tuesday, January 27th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Cochrane study shows that antidepressants double risk of suicide for young people, prominent researcher takes citalopram, dies by suicide.
Derbyshire grandmother’s killer ‘plagued by mental illness’ — (Ilkeston Advertiser)Monday, January 12th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen hospitalized for mood changes given antidepressants, neuroleptics, leads to illegal drug use, violence, antisocial acts, & murder. Mental illness blamed.
Contra Costa County foster youth’s mysterious death under investigation — (San Jose Mercury News)Thursday, January 1st, 2015
Key Developments in Case of 2 Slain NYPD Officers — (New York Times)Wednesday, December 24th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Young man, on and off antidepressants for years, disturbing social media posts, shoots and kills 2 police, himself.
Troubled schoolgirl, 14, died in her sleep after being given depression medication which is only meant for adults — (Daily Mail)Friday, December 12th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Anxious teen, 14, prescribed quetiapine & sertraline, dies in her sleep. Coroner refuses to connect death to drugs.
Don’t be quick to judge mental illness, says Nicholas Layman’s family — (CBC News)Friday, October 31st, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, diagnosed with depression does not take his medication "properly", has psychotic episode, stabs 11-yr old. Mental illness is blamed.
Sunday, October 26, 2014 What happened to Timmy Hill? Teen was shot during struggle with trooper — (Charleston Gazette-Mail)Sunday, October 26th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teen, 18, long-time user of antidepressants, gets medication changed to Lexapro, shortly after "acts strange", is killed by policeman.
A Year Later, Trying to Comprehend a Young Hockey Player’s Suicide — (New York Times)Saturday, October 25th, 2014
Connor Verkerke playground slaying: 9-year-old victim was attacked after falling off slide, records show — (The Grand Rapids Press)Friday, October 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Boy, 12 on Remeron (Mirtazepine) and sedative stabs, kills 9-yr-old at playground. No provocation, no motive.
For Peyton – After losing his 13-year-old son to suicide, David James is spreading hope, one hand-knitted heart at a time — (The Alcalde)Wednesday, October 8th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Boy, 13, bullied at school given antidepressants which "seemed to be helping" until he hanged himself.