Saturday, December 4, 2010

Some Global Reports of Suicide Just The Last Few Months Directly Attributed to Anti-depressants

New Zealand
New Zealand man 26, was found dead on Mount Victoria in March 2008 a month after leaving his home without his wallet or shoes.
He had been suffering depression after a he had diagnosed himself as having Aspergers syndrome, a form of autism. His father told the coroner he believed that the initial mental health intervention of a prescription for an anti-depressant, Citalopram (celexa) maybe the cause for his son to effectively committing suicide by fire. His family is now taking up their case with the New Zealand Health Minister. According to reports from (

In Bristol England the news site A twenty year old woman who had to move out of home because of the destructive impact she was having on her family killed herself by taking a huge drug overdose. A toxicology report showed that she had 21.4mg of Clozapine a powerful anti-psychotic drug which she had not been prescribed in her system. Assistant deputy coroner Terry Moore said: "The quantity she took satisfies me she knew what she was doing." He recorded a verdict of suicide.

A court inquest determined that an Ipswich England man jumped to his death from a bridge. The Greater Suffolk Coroner, Dr Peter Dean recorded the verdict that he took his own life. indicated that on June 25, it was reported he appeared to be a “lot calmer” and was put on anti-depressants. He was also advised to contact the doctor if he had any thoughts of self-harming. He committed suicide on Sept 30th. reported Oct. 12th that a Wales teenager was found hanging in a sports club in December of 2008. The inquest results show he was on medication for depression.

Washington: news reported that a twenty year old University of Washington women death was ruled a suicide by hanging by the medical examiner. She was found dead near a fraternity house on October 6th. Reports indicate she was prescribed Zoloft.

Pennsylvania: ( A teenagers family remembers and Walks for Depressed Teens. Their daughter in April died of an overdose of anti-depressants.
Ohio: News reports indicate the Carroll County Coroner Mandal Haas in northeast Ohio found that a woman suspected of killing her two young children before taking her own life had been taking medication for depression.
Unfortunately there were likely more and more will be reported until this madness is stopped!

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