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.
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.
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.
Family of West Point cadet who died by suicide blames medical negligence at Portland VA — (Task & Purpose)Wednesday, January 15th, 2020SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac by VA after ankle injury becomes suicidal, anxious, reports that the med is the problem, is ignored, dies by suicide. Parents sue.
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.
Anne James murder trial: Accused stopped taking medication just days before gran’s death — (Express & Star)Monday, October 15th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man in 5-days withdrawal from anxiety medication, no history of violence, takes cocaine next day stabs to death grandmother of whom he is "very fond".
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.
Aspiring model stabbed himself to death during drunken row with girlfriend — (METRO)Wednesday, July 25th, 2018SSRI Ed note: Man being treated for "depression and anxiety" drinks vodka, argues with girlfriend, stabs himself to death. Alcohol blamed. Coroner unsure it was suicide.
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.
Distraught husband shares grief of ‘hardest moment of his life’ after wife’s heartbreaking text before she hanged herself — (The Mirror)Monday, July 16th, 2018SSRI Ed note: "Happy, bubbly" mum - until she is treated for post-partum depression - becomes suicidal, unpredictable, unstable, overdoses, self-harms, dies by 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.
‘I want it to stop’. At 15, Ruben Urbina couldn’t bear his depression and anxiety anymore. So he called police with a chilling threat — (The Washington Post)Wednesday, December 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Promising student on antipsychotics, antidepressants has suicidal thoughts, self-harms, attempts suicide, is killed by police who claim shooting justified.
‘I Want it to Stop’: At 15, Ruben Urbina couldn’t bear his depression and anxiety anymore. So he called police with a chilling threat. — (The Washington Post)Wednesday, December 27th, 2017SSRI Ed note: Two teens put on antidepressants which make them suicidal, depressed, anxious. After failed attempt youngest dies by suicide. Parents fail to spot the cause.
Haunting Instagram diary of girl, 11, who detailed plan to die before suicide — (News Corp Australia Network)Friday, December 1st, 2017SSRI Ed note: Girl unhappy with her appearance keeps a suicide diary and a stash of unnamed medication, self-harms, plans and executes suicide.
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.
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.
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.
Irving dynasty son Kenneth reveals his dark depression, and fight to health — (The Globe and Mail)Saturday, January 28th, 2017SSRI Ed note: CEO depressed re: tension with father takes medication, has 1st serious self-harm incident, is hospitalized 2 months, self-harm continues. Depression blamed.
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.
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.
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.
Young mum kills herself after children taken from her care while another desperately ill in hospital — (The Mirror)Monday, July 18th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Mom, 28, given antidepressants to help her cope with having 2 children taken from her, attempts suicide by overdose, writes glib farewell, hangs herself.
Jodie Jose, 22, suffocated herself in her car after battle with severe depression — (Essex Live)Tuesday, June 21st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young woman taking antidepressants dies by suicide.
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.
Moving tributes paid, after University of York students’ inquests — (York Press)Friday, April 8th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Young man appears to experience improved mood on antidepressants, then self-harms, argues with girlfriend and hangs himself.
Former Royal Marine committed suicide after being plagued by violent temper tantrums due to steroid abuse — (Manchester Evening News)Tuesday, March 1st, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man taking antidepressants and steroids experiences blind rages and becomes seriously suicidal, finally succeeds. Only steroids blamed.
Woman charged in teen’s death says she, too, was bullied — (The Canton Repository)Friday, February 5th, 2016SSRI Ed note: College student teen taking Prozac for anxiety due to bullying plans the kidnapping and murder of a 13-yr-old girl.
Tragic fashion student took her own life just a month after her ex killed himself — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, November 4th, 2015SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes anti-psychotics (!) and anti-depressants to talented young woman, 21, for depression, she reacts to boyfriend's suicide by killing herself.
How depression pills turned me into a zombie: This high-flying film-maker ended up needing 24-hour care after being prescribed medication she didn’t need — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015SSRI Ed note: Film-maker given Lexapro suffers akathisia. This is treated with Zoloft, Prozac and risperidone, she becomes a zombie until she quits the drugs.
Mother tells inquest that son who overdosed ‘should never have been let out of hospital’ — (The Journal.ie)Thursday, September 17th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Young man, 20, taking antidepressants and other drugs attempts suicide several times, finally sucdeeds.
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.
East Haven mom charged with killing her children leaves note about final moments — (FOX CT)Wednesday, June 10th, 2015
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.
Inquest into the Death of Alec Meikle — (Sydney Coroner’s Court)Saturday, January 10th, 2015
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.
Actress Lynsey Pow found hanged after battles with cocaine and gambling debts — (London Evening Standard)Friday, November 7th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Actress on antidepressants uses illegal drugs, runs up gambling debts, hangs herself, leaves a note. Coroner decides not necessarily suicide.
Olympia woman pleads guilty in 2013 murder — (The Olympian)Thursday, November 6th, 2014
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)Thursday, July 31st, 2014
LEGEBOKOFF TRIAL: Loren Leslie not suicidal, say parents — (Prince George Free Press)Wednesday, June 4th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Girl, 12, treated for self-harm becomes delusional, PTSD, given Zoloft, diagnosed bipolar, overdoses. Murdered at 15, parents insist not suicidal.
Stoke Newington teen took own life after struggling with severe depression — (Hackney Gazette)Saturday, February 8th, 2014
Tallulah Wilson inquest: Timeline that led to teenage ballerina’s tragic death under train — (Hampstead Highgate Express)Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014SSRI Ed note: Schoolgirl, 14 starts antidepressants in May, dies by suicide in Oct
Anti-depressants taken by thousands of Brits 'do NOT work', major new study reveals — (Mail Online)Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
Thirty-five injuries found on Véronique Pirotton’s body — (L’Avenir.net)Friday, January 10th, 2014
Call to help 'hopeless' youngsters — (Liverpool Echo)Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
Kill Me Now: The Troubled Life And Complicated Death Of Jana Van Voorhi — (BuzzFeed News)Friday, December 27th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on meds including Lexapro, Klonopin, Ambien, suicidal for years, believes wrongly that she has multiple illnesses, dies by assisted suicide. Lawsuit.
Father pays tribute to daughter as death remains a mystery — (Oxford Mail)Monday, November 25th, 2013