November 20, 1986: Rod Mathews, age 14; Canton, Massachusetts; Matthews beat a classmate to death with a baseball bat in the woods near his home. He had been prescribed Ritalin since the third grade. October 1st, 1997: Luke Woodham, a 16-year old in Pearl Mississippi; Stabbed his mother, 50-year-old Mary Woodam, to death and then went to his high school where he shot nine people — killing two teenage girls and wounding seven others. Published reports say he was on Prozac.
November 26, 1987: Bartley James Dobben killed his two young sons by throwing them into a 1,300-degree foundry ladle. He had been placed on a regimen of psychiatric drugs in 1985. Mr. Dobben, 28 years old, received the mandatory sentence of life in prison from Judge James Graves Jr. of Muskegon County Circuit Court.



April 23, 1987: Palm Bay, Florida; William Cruse was charged with killing six people in a shooting rampage. Cruse had been seeing a Kentucky psychiatrist and stated he had been taking psychiatric drugs for several years.
March 6, 1985: Atlanta postal worker Steven W. Brownlee, pulled a pistol from his pocket and shot and killed a supervisor and a clerk. Another clerk was wounded. Brownlee had been receiving treatment and psychotropic drugs at the Grady Memorial Psychotropic Unit prior to his violent attack. May 20, 1988: Laurie Dann, age 31; In Winnetka, Illinois; Dann walked into a second grade classroom carrying three pistols and began shooting innocent little children. She killed one, wounded six, and then killed herself. Autopsy reports revealed that her body contained high amounts of Anafranil [by Norvatis] and Lithium.







March 8, 1990: Oregon; Courtney Reynolds, 16-years-old; Suicide; Took an overdose of Desipramine. Courtney had been taking two anti-depressants, Desipramine and Zoloft, for six to eight months.
December 1, 1997: Michael Carneal, a 14-year-old, Heath High School in West Paducah, Kentucky; Opened fire on students at a high school prayer meeting. Three teenagers were killed, five others were wounded, one of whom was paralyzed. Carneal was reportedly on Ritalin.
castillo.jpg September 26, 1988: 19-year old James Wilson; Greenwood, South Carolina; Went on a shooting rampage at the Greenwood Elementary School, killing two 8-year-old girls and wounding seven other children and two teachers. Since the age of 14, he had been given psychiatric drugs, including Xanax, Valium, Vistaril, Mellaril, Thorazine, Tofranil and Halcion. He was withdrawing from Xanax at the time of the shooting spree.





October 1993: 15-year-old Gerard McCra: Massachusetts: Shot his parents and sister to death. He had been taking Ritalin since the age of six.





September 27, 1997: Sam Manzie, a 16-year-old, Jackson Township, New Jersey boy; Raped and strangled to death an 11-year-old boy who was selling door-to-door for the local Parent-Teacher Association. Manzie was under psychiatric care at the time and being "medicated" with Paxil. July 28, 1997: Matt Miller, 13-years-old from Overland Park, Kansas, was given free samples of Zoloft by his psychiatrist. Seven days later, a day prior to going on a much looked forward to vacation, Matt hung himself in his bedroom closet.








June 11, 1993: Victor Brancaccio, aged 16, Florida: Attacked and killed an 81-year-old woman. He then hid her body and covered her corpse in red spray-paint. He had also tried to burn the pelvic area of the woman’s dead body. He was 2 months into taking Zoloft at the time of the murder.




March 10th, 1998: Jeff Franklin, 17-years-old, Huntsville, Alabama; Killed his parents as they came home from work. He used a sledge hammer, hatchet, butcher knife and mechanic’s file. He then attacked and left his seriously injured his brothers (ages 6 and 9), and 12-year-old sister to bleed to death. Fortunately all siblings survived. He was on Ritalin, a stimulant; Prozac, an anti-depressant; and Klonopin, an anti-convulsant.
October 17, 1995: Brian E. Pruitt, 16; Pruitt fatally stabbed his grandparents. He had a history of psychiatric treatment and had been prescribed "medication." The exact drug is not known at this time. 1995: Jarred Viktor, 16 years-old; Escondido, California; Stabbed his grandmother 61 times. Ten days prior to the murder, Jarred had been prescribed the anti-depressant Paxil.




















March 24, 1998: Jonesboro, Arkansas; 11-year-old Andrew Golden and 14-year-old Mitchell Johnson; Apparently, the boys faked a fire alarm at Westside Middle School. When everyone came outside, the boys fired on them from the nearby woods. They shot 15 people, killing four students, one teacher, and wounding 10 others. According to one report, the boys were believed to be on Ritilan.



















Christopher Brockman aged 16 (Zoloft, Risperdal, Adderall) killed a woman by frenzied stabbing. Several months previously he had been diagnosed with ADHD and depression and his mother told how his condition had deteriorated in that he was having severe emotional outbursts and other symptoms of akathisia. Experts testified that he had been improperly diagnosed with ADHD and inappropriately prescribed Adderall and Zoloft and that the combination could cause a psychotic state. He was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment. Various psych drugs were prescribed in the prison with little regard to the effects of, or withdrawal from, the same and Christopher hung himself in prison 2 years later.








November 10, 1995:
Rigby, Idaho; 15-year-old Chris Shanahan; Out of the blue killed a woman. Shanahan walked up and shot her in the back of the head with his rifle during a robbery attempt. He was taking
Paxil.
December 18, 1995: Kristina Fetters, a 14-year-old from Des Moines, Iowa; Stabbed her favorite great aunt to death with a kitchen knife, then sobbed as the aunt died in her arms. She was taking Prozac.
 
February 19, 1996: Timmy Becton, 10; Grabbed his three-year-old niece as a shield and aimed a shotgun at a sheriff's deputy who accompanied a truant officer to his Florida home. Becton had been taken to a psychiatrist in January to cure his dislike of school and was put on a psychiatric drug, Prozac. His parents said that when the dosage of the drug was increased, Timmy had violent mood swings and that he would "get really angry..."
April of 1996: Kurt Danysh (18); Was prescribed the drug Prozac (from Eli Lilly) by a general practitioner who failed to perform any psychological testing. Shortly after beginning to take his Prozac prescription, Kurt, a normally outgoing teenager, became withdrawn and moody. By the second week, he was restless and violent. He got into a fight with his best friend and purposely crashed his truck into a stone wall. This was out of character for Kurt. Seventeen days after his first dose of Prozac, he shot and killed his father by firing a shotgun blast into his father's head. Kurt had no history of violence prior to Prozac. He was convicted of murdering his father and sentenced to 22.5 to 60 years in prison. Kurt later said, "I didn't realize I did it until after it was done, and then I realized it. This might sound weird, but it felt like I had no control of what I was doing, like I was left there just holding a gun."
July 1996: In Japan, a 16-year-old high school student was stabbed by two boys, ages 15 and 16, who said they had been taking a sedative (sleeping pill) because it made them "invincible." November 20, 1996: 14-year-old Rod Mathews beat a classmate to death with a bat in the woods near his home in Canton, MA. He had been prescribed Ritalin since the third grade. Deon Whitfield and Durrell Feaster








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May 21, 1998: Kip Kinkel a 15-year-old of Springfield, Oregon; Murdered his parents and proceeded to his high school where he went on a rampage killing two students and wounding 22 others. Kinkel had been prescribed both Prozac and Ritalin and had been attending “anger control classes”.
April 16th, 1999: 15-year-old Shawn Cooper of Notus, Idaho took a 12- gauge shot gun to school and started firing, injuring one student and holding the school hostage for about 20 minutes. Cooper had been taking Ritalin when he fired the shotgun's rounds and was reported to be on a mix of antidepressants. 1997: Brian Storey, was 17 years old when the family doctor diagnosed him with depression and gave him 14 Zoloft pills. The doctor never warned him about side effects and "even said if a person is drinking or doing drugs, that Zoloft works well with them," Brian's mother said. Five days later, Brian killed a woman. After his arrest, authorities found no illegal drugs in his system, only Zoloft.  

July 22, 2003: North Wales, Pennsylvania; Julie Woodward, 17-years-old; A diagnostic test that she took at North Penn High School said that Julie was suffering from depression. Two doctors at the clinic convinced her parents, Tom and Kathy, to put her on Zoloft. Julie’s behavior actually got worse almost immediately after taking the medication. The first day after starting the Zoloft, Julie was arguing with her mother when she lost control and pushed her to the floor - Everyone in the family was shocked because Julie had never pushed her mother before. “It was an out-of-character act,” Tom Woodward said. And over the next few days, Julie became extremely irritable and she could not sit still. Julie was usually very calm, but she kept pacing incessantly.  On one such occasion she began taking small steps tracing the pattern of oriental carpet in her family’s home.  Julie voiced her nervousness about bugs – a fear she had not expressed previously. She also became reclusive. Six days after starting her treatment with Zoloft, she hanged herself in her family's detached garage. Tom and Kathy became outspoken activists and have worked diligently to educate others about the risks of SSRIs with children. They have spoken at hearings about the safety of SSRIs, including FDA hearings and appeared on numerous television news programs and have participated in several documentaries. 

AND THE LIST GOES ON AND ON. FACE AFTER FACE. STORY AFTER STORY...

.8 Year Old Becomes Zombie
.8 Year Old Girl Handcuffed at School
.8-Year-Old Arrested At School
.9 Year Old Girl Becomes Worse on Meds
10 & 11 Year Old Boy & Girl Attempt Arson & Murder
10 Year Old Becomes Violent
10 Year Old Boy Hangs Himself
10 Year Old Boy Hangs Himself
10 Year Old Girl Attempts Suicide
10 Year Old Girl Dies During "Rebirthing" Therapy: Meds May Have Been a Factor
10 Year Old Has Violent Incidents at School
10 Year Old Uses 3 Year Old Niece as Shield: Aims Gun at Sheriff's Deputy
11 Year Old Boy is Violent & Suicidal on Paxil
11 Year Old Girl Hangs Self; Family Sues
11 Year Old Goes On Robbery & Shooting Spree
11 Year Old Hangs Himself
11 Year Old Hangs Himself: Lawsuit
118 Deaths Reported in 2005 & 93 Deaths Reported in 2002
12 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
12 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
12 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
12 Year Old Girl Given Meds Deteriorates
12 Year Old Girl Plots to Kill her Mother
12 Year Old Girl Self-Mutilates & Attempts Suicide
12 Year Old Kills 11 Year Old Sister
12 Year Old Shoots Himself
12-Year-Old Driven Insane By Medicine
13 Year Old Becomes "Bipolar" after Antidepressant Use
13 Year Old Boy Commits Suicide
13 Year Old Boy Intends to Commit Suicide at School
13 Year Old Girl Attacks Police: Child is Critically Injured
13 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
13 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide at School
13 Year Old Hangs Himself
13 Year Old Kills Grandmother
13 Year Old Kills Himself
14 Year Old Boy Commits Suicide
14 Year Old Boy Stabs Store Clerk
14 Year Old Commits Suicide: Lawsuit
14 Year Old Girl Attempts Suicide
14 Year Old Girl Becomes Suicidal & Violent : Lawsuit
14 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
14 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
14 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
14 Year Old Girl Has Increase in Self-Mutilation While On Antidepressant
14 Year Old Girl Kill Self: Took 4 SSRIs in One Year
14 Year Old Girl Kills Friend of Same Age
14 Year Old Girl Kills Self
14 Year Old Girl Kills Self
14 Year Old Girl Sets Fires
14 Year Old Girl Stabs Great Aunt
14 Year Old Girl Suffers Adverse Reaction
14 Year Old Hangs Himself
14 Year Old Kills Himself
14 Year Old Kills Himself
14 Year Old Kills his Mother
14 Year Old Kills Self
14 Year Old Kills Woman During Robbery: Life Sentence
14 Year Old Murders his Mother & 10 Year Old Brother
15 & 17 Year Old Brothers Attempt Suicide
15 Year Old Assaults Police: Also Involved Alcohol
15 Year Old Attempts Suicide at School
15 Year Old Attempts Suicide: Tries to Jump from Bridge
15 Year Old Attempts to Kill Father: Kills Self
15 Year Old Boy Assaults Neighbor Girl
15 Year Old Boy Commits Suicide on Zoloft
15 Year Old Boy Injured by Meds
15 Year Old Boy Kills 11 Year Old Boy Who Was Selling Cookies Door-To-Door
15 Year Old Boy Kills Father: Injures Mother
15 Year Old Commits Murder in Central Park
15 Year Old Commits Suicide
15 Year Old Commits Suicide
15 Year Old Deliberately Drives Car into House
15 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
15 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
15 Year Old Girl Dies from Overdose
15 Year Old Girl Given Zoloft for 'Warts'
15 Year Old Girl Hang Self
15 Year Old Girl Jumps Off Cliff with 14 Year Old Girl
15 Year Old Girl Kills 6 Year Old Brother
15 Year Old Girl Kills Self
15 Year Old Girl Plans to Kill Mother, Brother & Self
15 Year Old Girl Self-Mutilates
15 Year Old Girl Shoots Grandfather
15 Year Old Girl Tries to Hang Self
15 Year Old Hangs Himself
15 Year Old Kills his Father
15 Year Old Kills Self
15 Year Old Kills Store Clerk
15 Year Old Murders His Uncle
15 Year Old Sets Fires
15 Year Old Shoots Self
15 Year Old Shoots Self
15 Year Old Stabs his Grandmother
15-year-old Sets Fire & Vandalizes School
16 Year Old Boy Causes $45,000 in Damages
16 Year Old Boy Kills Deputy Sheriff & Himself
16 Year Old Commits Suicide
16 Year Old Commits Suicide
16 Year Old Girl Commits Murder: Kills Self in Prison
16 Year Old Girl Forces Police to Shoot Her
16 Year Old Girl Found Safe & Sound
16 Year Old Girl Hangs Herself
16 Year Old Girl Hangs Self: Lawsuit
16 Year Old Girl Kills her Father
16 Year Old Girl Kills her Mother, a Psychiatrist
16 Year Old Girl Kills Self
16 Year Old Girl Kills Self
16 Year Old Girl Kills Self: Documentary On Meds for Kids
16 Year Old Girl Self Mutilates: Also Attempts Suicide
16 Year Old Girl Writes the Word "Die" on Wall Using Her Blood
16 Year Old Girl: Coroner's Inquest
16 Year Old Girl: Permanent Injuries: Lawsuit
16 Year Old Hangs Himself
16 Year Old In Private Detetion Facility Suffers Permanent Brain Damage in Suicide Attempt
16 Year Old Kills his 17 Year Old Brother
16 Year Old Kills his Mother
16 Year Old Kills his Neighbor
16 Year Old Kills Neighbor & Himself
16 Year Old Kills Self
16 Year Old Kills Self on Zoloft
16 Year Old Kills Sister: Attacks Niece
16 Year Old Murders Nurse in Mental Hospital; Gets Life
16 Year Old: Paxil Still in Body 2 Months After Discontinuing Drug
16-year-old Attacks A Family
17 Year Old Accepts Responsibility for Fire
17 Year Old and Family Sue Lilly
17 Year Old Attempts Suicide
17 Year Old Attempts Suicide in Clinical Trial
17 Year Old Commits Murder: Life Sentence
17 Year Old Commits Suicide
17 Year Old Commits Suicide
17 Year Old Commits Suicide on the Internet
17 Year Old Driven Crazy by Psych Meds
17 Year Old Girl Attempts Suicide: Joins Group to Petition for Prozac Warning
17 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
17 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide: Was Suspect in Murder Case
17 Year Old Girl Exhibits Bizzare Behavior on Meds
17 Year Old Girl Hangs Self
17 Year Old Girl Kills Self
17 Year Old Girl Murders Her Father
17 Year Old Girl Shoots Step-Mother
17 Year Old Goes Crazy and Dies
17 Year Old Hangs Himself
17 Year Old Has Car Crash: Kills Teammate
17 Year Old Jumps From Freeway Bridge
17 Year Old Jumps In Front Of Train
17 Year Old Kills Himself
17 Year Old Kills his Father
17 Year Old Kills Self in Youth Facility
17 Year Old Murders Driver of Van
17 Year Old Murders her Baby
17 Year Old Murders His Friend
17 Year Old Murders School Tennis Coach
17 Year Old Shoots Himself
17 Year Old Stabs 91 Year Old Former Mayor
17 Year Old Tries to Hang Self
17-Year-Old Attacks Two Muslim Men
18 Year Old Asphyxiates Himself
18 Year Old Girl Commits Suicide
18 Year Old Girl Dies; Mother Campaigns
18 Year Old Girl Kills Boyfriend & Self
18 Year Old Girl Kills Self: Lawsuit Could Be Decisive
18 Year Old Goes Berserk: Shot by Police
18 Year Old Hangs Himself
18 Year Old Hangs Himself
18 Year Old Hangs Self in Hospital
18 Year Old Jumps to his Death
18 Year Old Kills 5 Family Members
18 Year Old Kills Girlfriend, Then Self
18 Year Old Kills Himself: Coroner Rules Wellbutrin May Have Been a Factor
18 Year Old Kills Mother & Self
18 Year Old Kills Parents: Injures 3 Siblings
18 Year Old Kills U. of Florida Research Analyst
18 Year Old Murders His Best Friend
18 Year Old Murders His Father
18 Year Old Murders Woman
18 Year Old Robs Bank
18 Year Old Shoots at Police: Is Killed During Attack
18 Year Old Student Attempts Suicide on College Campus
19 Year Old a Suspect in Death of Friend's Parents
19 Year Old Berkeley Student Steps in Front of Train
19 Year Old Chess Champion Falls From 8th Floor
19 Year Old Commits Suicide After Drastic Behavioral Change
19 Year Old Gifted Student Kills Self
19 Year Old Girl Dies from Tylenol Overdose
19 Year Old Girl Shoots Self
19 Year Old Kills Herself Using Methods Learned on Internet
19 Year Old Kills his Psychiatrist
19 Year Old Kills Inmate While in Prison
19 Year Old Kills Self: Lawsuit
19 Year Old Kills Self: Tests CA Medical License Law
19 Year Old Runs Down Student and Injures Others
19 Year Old Sets 8 Fires
19 Year Old Woman Shoots Boyfriend & Self
20 Year Old Attacks Father with Ax
20 Year Old Commits Suicide
20 Year Old Honor Student has Adverse Reaction
20 Year Old in Ax Attack
20 Year Old Jumps from 24th Floor
20 Year Old Kills Two 18 Year Old Girl Cousins
20 Year Old Man Kills 18 Year Old Wife
20 Year Old Police Officer Commits Suicide
20 Year Old Shoots Self; Lawsuit Filed
21 Year Old College Student Commits Suicide
21 Year Old Complained of Headaches on Med
21 Year Old Given Med for 'Irritable Bowel': Kills Self
21 Year Old Holds 3 Women as Hostages
21 Year Old Niece of State Senator Kills Self
21 Year Old Student at U. of Maryland Kills Self
21 Year Old Woman Shoots Herself
22 Year Kills Self
22 Year Old Attempts to Drown Self
22 Year Old Given Med for Back Pain: Kills Self
22 Year Old Kills Self after Change in Personality on Med
22 Year Old Kills University Freshman
22 Year Old Lunges at Police Officer with Scissors
22 Year Old Sets Fire to Bldg.
22 Year Old Starts Fire at Gas Station
22 Year Old Woman Attempts Suicide
22 Year Old Woman Burns herself to Death
22 Year Old Woman Kills Self
23 Year Old Becomes a Danger to Himself & Others on Prozac
23 Year Old College Senior Kills Self
23 Year Old Kills his Aunt
23 Year Old Kills his Grandmother
23 Year Old Woman Becomes Violent: Then Dies of Unknown Cause
23 Year Old Woman Dies From Complications of Med
23 Year Old Woman in Mystery Suicide
23 Year Old Woman Stabs Boyfriend
24 Year Old Hangs Himself
24 Year Old Honor's Studen Commits Robbery: Then Suicide
24 Year Old Kills Self
24 Year Old Kills Self
24 Year Old Woman Kills Herself
25 Deaths Reported In England & Canada
25 Year Old Attacks Man with Hammer
25 Year Olds Suicide Sparks Mental Health Drive
26 Year Old Burns Down Church
26 Year Old College Student Kills his Father, a Physician
26 Year Old Commits Suicide
26 Year Old Murders 10 Year Old: Plans for Cannabilism
26 Year Old Shoots Husband
27 Year Old Charged with Killing his Brother
27 Year Old Hangs Himself
27 Year Old Man Overdoses on Meds
28 Year Old Stabs Girlfriend
28 Year Old Woman Playwright Hangs Self
29 Year Old Commits Suicide; Mother Believes Med Contributed
3 Dead; 2 Injured including Deputy
30 Year Old Woman on 12 Psych Drugs Dies
31 Year Old Man Attempts Suicide By Cop
32 Year Old Teacher Runs Off with 16 Year Old
36 Year Old Man with Gun Barricades Self in House
36 Year Old Mother Hangs Self; Lawsuit
37 Year Old Dies of Multiple Organ Failure: Also Involved Antipsychotic
37 Year Old Man Commits Suicide: Lawsuit
38 Year Old Man Barricades Self in House
4 Year Old Girl Dies From Overdose of Meds
40 Year Old Dies of Serotonin Syndrome
40 Year Old Husband & Father Kills Self
40 Year Old Kills Self
5 year Old Goes from Anxious to Angry
53% of Teens Who Committed Suicide Had Psychiatric Drugs Mentioned in Toxicology Report
6 Year Old Dies on Psych Cocktail
61 Year Old Woman Kills Self
63 Year Old Woman Shoots Friend
64 Year Old Man Kills One in Road Rage Incident
64 Year Old Woman Stabs Herself
65 Year Old Man Kills Wife & Self
68 Year Old Man Kills his Girlfriend
69 Year Old Widower Murders Friend
7 Day Withdrawal: Top Distance Runner Kills Self
70 Year Old Man Strikes & Kicks Pregnant Woman
70 Year Old Shoots at Policeman
70 Year Old Woman Drives Almost Two Miles With Woman On Hood of her Car
71 Year Old Grandmother Robs Gas Station
71 Year Old Man Attacks Wife with Hammer
73 Calls to Attorney's Office About Prozac Suicides
75 Year Old Man Kills Wife with Mallet
77 Year Old Kills Self: Lawsuit
80 Year Old Man Sets Himself on Fire
81 Year Old Man Given Prozac for Chest Pains Commits Suicide
81 Year Old Man Kills Self on Celexa
81 Year Old Man Kills Wife of 60 Years
81 Year Old Man Stabs Wife
83 Year Old Attacks his Wife with a Pipe
83 Year Old Man Kills Wife
86 Year Old Woman Steps in Front of Speeding Train
87 Year Old Man Commits Suicide

...and there's even more...hundreds more...

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