Quitting Psychiatric Drugs

Info Document Actions Print this This article, from the Lunatics’ Liberation Front, is to help psychiatric consumers make informed choices about their options when deciding whether to withdraw, and how to do so safely if they choose to do so. The article intends to provide an overview of how to safely quit psychiatric medications, with…

A Mix of Medicines That Can Be Lethal

Info Document Actions Print this Psychiatric drugs administered along with other prescriptions (psychiatric polypharmacy) often leads to fatal results. Libby Zion, whose premature demise resulted from ingesting a prescription cocktail, was administered an anti-depressant and a painkiller, both of which targeted the 18 year old college student’s central nervous system. Such deaths and related polypharmacy…

Psychiatric label can mean dying 25 years or more earlier.

Info This 16 State Study reveals increased morbidity and mortality of those diagnosed with serious mental disorders. That is, people with certain psychiatric diagnoses die 25 years or more earlier than others! The study, conducted by the National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors (NASMHPD) and published in October, 2006, attributes the increased mortality…

Daughter claims Seroquel caused father’s death

Info Document Actions Print this The estate of LaRue Simms filed a wrongful death suit against three local nursing homes claiming a drug they gave him (Seroquel) contributed to his death. Daughter claims Seroquel caused father’s death Date Published: Feb 06, 2007 03:00 AM Author: Steve Gonzalez Source: The Madison Record link http://www.madisonrecord.com/news/newsview.asp?c=190199 The estate…

Neuroleptics

Info Neuroleptics Information about traditional and atypical neuroleptic drugs, also known as “anti-psychotics.” Brain Damage Caused by Neuroleptic Psychiatric Drugs In the past two decades, countless medical studies have shown that use of neuroleptic psychiatric drugs (also known as antipsychotics) is associated with structural brain changes, especially when taking high dosages for a long time.…

Anti-depressants: prescription to suicide

t Actions Print this This is an article critical of “anti-depressant” psychiatric drugs from a publication in Vancouver, Canada called Common Ground. Anti-depressants: prescription to suicide Date Published: Jul 01, 2006 03:00 AM Author: Angela Bischoff Source: Common Ground, Vancouver, Canada I’m a suicide survivor. My soulmate of 17 years, Tooker Gomberg, committed suicide March 3, 2004.…