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.
The killing of Alex Myers: Mental illness and police and the state of crisis intervention in Indianapolis — (The Indy Star)Sunday, September 13th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Men known to be depressed and suicidal, most almost certainly on antidepressants, are shot, killed by police.
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.
Distraught people, Deadly results – Officers often lack the training to approach the mentally unstable, experts say — (Washington Post)Tuesday, June 30th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Teen, 17, on depression medication since the age of 12, enters police station with knife, claims to have a gun, is shot by police. Other stories too.
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.
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.
The Secret Sadness of Pregnancy With Depression – Pregnant women often fear taking the antidepressants they rely on. But not treating their mental illness can be just as dangerous — (New York Times Magazine)Thursday, May 28th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants (that did not cure her depression) stops when pregnant, develops irrational ideas, re-starts the A/D, jumps to here death 1 mo later.
Tucson shooting shines light on mental illness — (World Now)Thursday, May 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Man with no history of violence suddenly kills himself and family
8 Women Share What Happened When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drive — (The Huffington Post)Wednesday, April 15th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Physician urges women to stay on SSRIs despite killing their sex drive. Invokes myth that takers are happier, ignores the many serious SSRI negative effects.
St. Louis jury hears nation’s first suit claiming Zoloft caused birth defects — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)Thursday, April 9th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Mom is first to sue Pfizer because Zoloft caused her baby to be born with multiple heart problems. Jury decides plaintiff's did not prove drug was cause.
Antidepressant Drugs and Suicide Rates — (Behaviorism and Mental Health)Monday, March 2nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Financially conflicted researcher publishes study claiming that antidepressants reduce suicide. Data show opposite, he retracts study, tries to hide truth.
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.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
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.
Reader's Letter — (SSRI Stories)Friday, December 12th, 2014
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.
Confined: The death of Eddie Snowshoe — (The Globe and Mail)Sunday, December 7th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Aboriginal man is incarcerated, given psychoactive drugs. He deteriorates, becomes suicidal and dies by suicide. The drugs are never blamed.
Family devastated by son’s suicide in Farmington jail — (St.Louis Post-Dispatch)Saturday, November 8th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man going on and off meds gets worse and worse, gets into trouble, dies by suicide.
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.
A patient’s suicide, a doctor’s devastation — (Toronto Star)Friday, October 3rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist wonders why his patient on depression meds dies by suicide. One more example of how doctors JUST DON'T GET IT.
Higgins v. Forest Laboratories — (U.S. DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA)Monday, September 8th, 2014
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)Sunday, August 10th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Teen who suffered abuse, neglect as a boy given psychotropic drugs instead of useful guidance for years. Foster kids given more drugs than others.
Why Chicago’s MasterChef Star Killed Himself — (Chicago Magazine)Monday, June 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Talented chef has panic attack, diagnosed bi-polar, drugged into serious mental illness, then diagnosed schizophrenic, he dies by suicide,. M. illness blamed.
GSK pays $105 million in settlement for alleged improper marketing of drugs — (MoneyLife)Friday, June 6th, 2014
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, LunestaTuesday, May 20th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
DUI Defense Against Xanax, Lexapro, and Other Meds — (Florida Litigation Attorneys)Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
The Antidepressant Generation — (The New York Times)Thursday, April 17th, 2014
11-year-old boy’s suicide attempt part of epidemic — (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)Monday, April 14th, 2014
New Epidemic — (DrLucire.com)Saturday, March 15th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Dr Lucire examines trends in suicide, violence related to antidepressant and other psychoactive drug use.
Generic Paxil Suicide – Judge Rules Widow’s Case Can Move Forward against GSK — (Baum Hedlund)Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
Drugged as Children, Foster-Care Alumni Speak Out — (The Wall Street Journal)Sunday, February 23rd, 2014SSRI Ed note: People who survived foster care speak up against harmful diagnoses and overuse of psych drugs, antidepressants and neuroleptics, with terrible side effects.
Mental illness in suspects poses challenge for police — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)Thursday, February 6th, 2014
Anti-depressants taken by thousands of Brits 'do NOT work', major new study reveals — (Mail Online)Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Coroner urges NHS Trust to learn lessons from tragic suicide Of Northampton father — (Northhampton Herald and Post)Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
‘My son is mentally ill so listen up’ — (CNN)Saturday, December 14th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Teen, drugged at 10 following bad reaction to loss of step-dad, has hallucinations, violent thoughts, gets more drugs, more problems. Mental illness blamed.
Family crippled by depression — (NL News Now)Saturday, December 7th, 2013
Antidepressants: Preschoolers Remain a Fast Growing Market — (Liberty Voice)Friday, December 6th, 2013
Louisiana sues Pfizer, saying it misled public about Zoloft — (UPI.com)Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
Double murderer jailed for life in WA — (The Mercury)Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on Effexor stabs a couple to death, claims NCR at trial, court does not accept. News report does not identify problem med as SNRI.
Push renewed for forced mental treatment — (The Boston Globe)Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man on Dexedrine, Prozac, neuroleptic meds since early youth attacks 3 women at random, killing one. Everyone blames "mental illness".
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)Monday, September 16th, 2013
The many faces of bipolar disorder — (Digital Journal)Friday, August 2nd, 2013SSRI Ed note: Mum on antidepressants diagnosed bipolar (likely an A/D side effect), becomes suicidal, tries to stop meds, seeks help, shoots & kills 3 daughters and self.
Don’t pop that Prozac: The rise of anti-depressant abuse in India — (First Post)Friday, June 28th, 2013
Vatican gathering to address antidepressant use by children — (EWTN News)Tuesday, June 11th, 2013
Scientist weeps at inquest into 'Prozac death' — (The Independent)Wednesday, June 5th, 2013
The Manufacture of Craziness — (Québec Science)Saturday, June 1st, 2013
Freefall into Madness: The Fresno County Jail’s Barbaric Treatment of the Mentally Ill — (Community Alliance)Thursday, May 16th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Inmate given Prozac becomes extremely suicidal, cuts and tries to drown himself. Other inmates suffer withdrawal from various meds, mistaken for relapse.