Death by overdose – venloflaxine, abilfiy, and effexor

Survivor/SSRI Stories/Memorial Post/Atypical Antipsychotics/Pre-SSRI Cases Live on site.

Title and name of Drug: Death by overdose – venloflaxine, abilfiy, and effexor

Your Name: MARY LOU PATEY

Name of Drug: abilfy

Years on the Drug: 1
Date started on Drug: 2011-10-12

Other Date venloflaxine, effexor: 2006-10-10
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Your Story: My son, Joshua Alvin Patey (aged 25) died on June 12/12 after being hospitalized for over 7 days due to taking an overdose of his prescription medications. He was diagnosed as bi polar in 2006 and had been taking venloflaxine and effexor most of the time. In Dec 2011 Abilfy was added. I believe that Abilify mixed with the other medications caused the attempt. He had never mentioned suicide before this. The actual cause of death was a missed diagnosed pulmonary embolism which developed after being chemically and physically restrained in the ICU for over 4 days. Before this happened I believed that the medications he took would help him but now I am of the mind that they did more harm than good. Unfortunately his care at the hospital was very incompetent and negligent on the part of three doctors.

Memorial Site or youtube Video Link: [text website akismet:author_url ] www.justiceforjosh.com

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1991 FDA Antidepressant Hearing: Le Anne Westover Testifies of Husband Del Shannon’s Prozac Suicide

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Le Anne Westover & Husband, Charles (Del Shannon)

Everyone needs to hear these testimonies presented to the FDA in September of 1991 on the subject antidepressants causing suicide and violence. The FDA chose to ignore these testimonies that day leading to many more deaths since. My dear friend featured here, Le Anne Westover, lost her husband Charles, also known as the popular singer Del Shannon, in only two weeks to a violent Prozac-induced suicide. His senseless death, along with so many others documented both in these testimonies and this database www.ssristories.NET should NEVER be forgotten!!!

Please listen to Le Anne’s testimony here:
https://youtu.be/FiF4Pd6rat8

The following is a transcript of LeAnne’s testimony to the FDA that day:

DR. CASEY: Next is Mrs. Del Shannon, please.

MS. SHANNON: Lee Ann Westover.

DR. CASEY: Excuse me, are you Mrs. Del Shannon?

MS. SHANNON: I am Mrs. Del Shannon, yes. I am the widow Del Shannon. My husband 1990. On the evening of of Charles Westover, also known as was given Prozac on January 24 of February 8, 1990, he killed himself. I am told his death was instantaneous, but I believe his death actually began the moment he took his first dose of Prozac.

Before Prozac, my husband was very involved with people, our family, and his work. He was very much in charge of his business. But within days after he started taking Prozac I noticed a personality change in him. He showed signs of restlessness, akathisia, agitation, pacing, and his appearance was very drawn. He developed severe insomnia, extreme fatigue, chills, racing heart, dry mouth, and upset stomach. His hands would shake uncontrollably at times.

This really alarmed him. I would ask him what was wrong and his only reply was, “I don’t know, I don’t know.”

At this time my husband’s career was better than ever. He was just finishing a new album and was at his utmost creative peak. Many good things were happening in his life.

On January 24, he saw a doctor for counseling, as changes were happening rapidly. Due to these changes, he went to a doctor because he was experiencing some stress. He was given Prozac. Two weeks later I found him dead in our home. He told me, when he came home from the doctor, that he was given a new drug, “It’s not even a drug, it’s a chemical, it’s very safe. It’s supposed to help me over the hump I’m in.” The drug was Prozac.

Charles was very much against suicide. He counseled people against suicide. To him, and I quote “Suicide is a permanent solution to a temporary problem.” I want you to know suicide was totally out of character for my husband.

There was no note. The day he died he had made appointments for afternoon and evening. He had booked future and no kiss goodbye.

On February 8, my daughter and I were going to the market. He asked for some vitamins and other items that he wanted from the market. He kissed me, smiled, and we said, “See you later.” There was absolutely no warning of suicide or anything violent.

I know with absolute certainty that if Charles had any idea of the side effects of Prozac he would never have taken it. This drug is most assuredly responsible for any torment or suffering and the eventual suicide of my husband. I want people to be aware of what can happen when you take this drug Prozac.

Thank you.

DR CASEY : Thank you.

Rest in Peace Del…you are not forgotten!

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Additional information such as the details on Del’s suicide including the doctor’s culpability in his prescribing and the scientific data supporting the evidence that antidepressants do produce both suicide and violence can be found in my e-book Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare! available on our website at www.drugawareness.org. Please share this warning with all you know along with the following critical information on the dangers of rapid withdrawal in order to prevent similar tragedies.

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,

International Coalition for Drug Awareness

drugawareness.org & ssristories.NET
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

WITHDRAWAL HELP: You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/ And if you need additional consultations with Ann Blake-Tracy, you can book one at www.drugawareness.org or sign up for one of the memberships in the International Coalition for Drug Awareness which includes free consultations as one of the benefits of that particular membership plan. For only a $30 membership for one month you can even get 30 days of access to the withdrawal CD with tips on rebuilding after the meds, all six of my DVDs, hundreds of radio interviews, lectures, TV interviews I have done over the years PLUS access to my book on antidepressants (500 plus pages) with more information than you will find anywhere else (that is only $5 more than the book alone would cost) at www.drugawareness.org. (Definitely the best option to save outrageous postage charges for those out of the country!)

PTSD TREATMENT = ANTIDEPRESSANT: Utah Veteran Kills Fiancee, Son and Self

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Jordan Reeves, 2

Sunday in Salt Lake City, Utah yet another veteran being “treated” for PTSD shot his fiancee, two year old son, and himself just before noon. Now I hope by now you can all read between the lines well enough to know that being treated for PTSD means he is getting at least one antidepressant and likely two because the VA almost always prescribes the antidepressant Trazadone as an add on treatment to “help them sleep” since they cannot sleep because of the first antidepressant they were given!

Note also that because it happened before noon it could likely be the result of REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) as these cases generally tend to happen late at night or the early morning hours. RBD is a sleep disorder where the patient lacks paralysis during sleep and allowing them to act out nightmares they are having. Shockingly 86% of those being diagnosed with RBD are currently on an antidepressant and this is not headline news as it should be.

To see how this tragedy would easily qualify as this man’s worst nightmare I share with you what his friends and those in the program with him had to say about him so you can see how completely out of character this type of violence was for this young man.

Johnathan Reeves Family

Jamie Salazar, Jordan & Johnathon Reeves

“Reeves had a prior history of domestic violence, threatening in August to kill his family. He was arrested and charged with multiple counts of aggravated assault. Reeves was placed in the veteran’s treatment program, designed to help those who have returned from their tour of duty and get in trouble with the law. Many of the court’s participants are also battling post-traumatic stress disorder, traumatic brain injuries, mental illness or addiction.

Those familiar with Reeves’ case say he was as close to a model participant as could be found. His drug tests were clean. He was attending all his court hearings and treatment sessions. And he was helping other veterans, according to court officials.

Friends said Reeves was a combat veteran with multiple deployments who loved his family.

“He was a good, kind hearted, talented young man. I don’t know why war affects even the best of men this way, but he truly was the best of men,” one man told the Deseret News.

The man, a friend of Reeves’ family, added: “We are grieving so greatly. The loss of Jamie, Johnathon and their precious child! Post-traumatic stress is the issue. How do we help these wonderful men and women veterans?

“All his family and friends knew his kind heart. He was a good man and that is evident in that he was doing so well in treatment. He really was the guy that would help someone broke down on the side of the road, or feed you if you were hungry.”

ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Man who killed son, fiancee, suffered pain that ‘broke him,’ mother says

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865630405/Friends-family-mourn-slain-Murray-mother-and-her-son.html?pg=allPost

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,

International Coalition for Drug Awareness

www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

WITHDRAWAL HELP: You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/ And if you need additional consultations with Ann Blake-Tracy, you can book one at www.drugawareness.org or sign up for one of the memberships in the International Coalition for Drug Awareness which includes free consultations as one of the benefits of that particular membership plan. For only a $30 membership for one month you can even get 30 days of access to the withdrawal CD with tips on rebuilding after the meds, all six of my DVDs, hundreds of radio interviews, lectures, TV interviews which I have done over the years PLUS access to my book on antidepressants (500 plus pages) with more information than you will find anywhere else (that is only $5 more than the book alone would cost) at www.drugawareness.org. (Definitely the best option to save outrageous postage charges for those out of the country!)

ANTIDEPRESSANT & AMBIEN SUICIDE: In Memory of Bobby DiFondi

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Bobby DiFondi & His Favorite Girl


I will tell you a bit of my story. It’s even hard to write about it.

His name is /was Bobby DiFondi and I knew him since I was 12 yrs old. He was 15 when we met. He was my first love. We reconnected 30yrs later when he sought me out on Myspace.

He had a great personality, loved animals, loved my daughter, loved to cook….we loved to cuddle and kiss. We fell in love all over again since high school. I thought he was my soul mate. He lived in AZ and I lived in LA.

The story is so long and I am better on the phone. Yes he owned a gun but had promised that his friend took it from him.

He was treated with Ambien after an elbow surgery, the pain medicine didn’t allow him to sleep so they gave him Ambien. He too would drink with it. I believe he was also on an anti-depressant. [And antidepressants are often prescribed for pain and after surgery plus they cause overwhelming cravings for alcohol.] It’s hard to know when you are far away. We were going back and forth. He would slur his words on the phone. So I thought he had been drinking….he never told me when he began taking Ambien.

He had a job at Frito Lay for 15yrs with a perfect driving record and even won an award for a million miles of safe driving. He owned a home and had 2 dogs, a cat and three turtles. He took care of them wonderfully. He was generous and kind.
But then all those wonderful traits started going out the window. He would break up with me constantly, was always feeling confused, would hold grudges about small things, saying that I didn’t praise him enough, saying I said things that I didn’t say, canceling trips on me, turning on me and then missing me.

I suffered for one year and a half with this bizarre behavior. I thought it was the booze. I didn’t want to be with a drinker, he hid that from me along with the pills and who knows what else. Yet I still loved the other man and wanted him back..he was in my every thought.

I finally realized, after he accused me of ruining other relationships for him which wasn’t true, that he didn’t care and I had to move on. I told him I was moving back to Italy, which I now regret. But then he called and we had a nice conversation and he said he would come to see me so we could talk things out. I was hopeful, he sounded good. He even said he would go to AA and got rid of his pain pill popping friend.

He said he was off all pills but it wasn’t true. He didn’t call me when he said he would. I thought he was playing games again, after 9 days of not hearing from him I was very sad. But then I got the call to let me know he had shot himself, then I just wanted to die..I haven’t stopped crying since. My poor beautiful daughter thought she was going to lose her mom. How could I live through this?

His family now blames me and Hates me. so much more to write. Yes they later found letters from 10 mo prior when I had called 911 because on the phone he threatened to commit suicide and wouldn’t answer the phone. There were also letters tucked away from that night and the night before. yes they said it was hard to understand….I never saw them….I couldn’t handle it. They didn’t want me at the service.

Also he was stringing me along while trying to pick up other girls and that’s also why I was mad when I found out. We were his world before but not anymore. It was as if something very evil took over. It wasn’t him anymore. I am still in shock and grief stricken.

I tried to warn his mother and brother that I knew something was wrong but no one listened. Blaming someone for someone else’s life is so cruel especially when I would have given my life for him.

Yes I know that many times they sleep walk and take more pills being completely unaware of it. Just 2 months before this he drove in his sleep and hit a tree. He woke up surrounded by police and didn’t know how he got there. He told me about it one week later. He didn’t want his folks to know but his brothers knew. All he remembered was going to sleep.

How can they give this to people? not only Ambien , but Xanax, Lunesta, Antidepressants? They all have these effects. Look at these school shooters how they don’t feel anything. That is because they are medicated or in withdrawal from antidepressants. www.ssristories.NET/school-shootings

Thank God for all those getting the truth out! Sorry if I have run on sentences. I have an 8 page letter I wrote his mom but never sent. At this point I just need to stay away from them. We should have stuck together to grieve, we share the same pain and the same love for him. I just think we are all in shock. I can’t even fathom the idea of being with another. I am so scared now.
I have a song I wrote for him I will attach called “Without You”. It is in a YouTube video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=91-huug2X9s

Look at just this small database of tragedies: www.ssristories.NET. How I wish we could bring them all back. I am sure we would all have done something different. Thank you for all the work and information you make available for all of us who are suffering.

Laura Fuino

11/13/2014
Note from Ann Blake Tracy: A condition known as a REM Sleep Disorder (RBD) is known to produce both murder and suicide as the patient acts out in a sleep state their worst nightmare. RBD is what is often behind these suicides and murder suicides associated with the use of antidepressants.

Although Ambien is the drug that has gotten more press on this disorder, 86% of those being diagnosed with RBD are currently taking an antidepressant. And in the past RBD was known mainly as a drug withdrawal state. With this information it should be clear that mixing Ambien with an antidepressant would increase the chances of RBD as would withdrawal from these drugs. Therefore a very slow and gradual withdrawal would be the safest way to withdraw from these drugs.

PROZAC: Survivor Story by Jim Carrey

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Jim Carrey, Prozac Survivor

I am not sure how many of you are aware of how many celebrities have gone through what you are going through or have gone through. But this is one success story guaranteed to warm your heart and give you hope.

This is one great comedian that Pharma did not get with antidepressants! Tragically we lost Phil Hartman and Robin Williams to these deadly drugs, but Jim Carrey has made it through to show us all there is a way to survive this antidepressant-induced nightmare!!!

Posted are two videos. The first just a two minute statement with Jim saying he got off Prozac:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfWN5EW5eo4

The second one a lecture he gave just this Spring after being awarded a doctorate degree at a University in Southern Iowa. It is an excellent speech that everyone should hear! My favorite line from the lecture is this: “How will you serve the world? The effect you have upon others is the most valuable currency there is in life. Everything you gain in life will rot and fall apart and all that will be left of you is what was in your heart. Risk being seen in all of your glory!”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V80-gPkpH6M#t=1544

This is the comment to Jim that I just posted on the above video:

Jim I am hoping you will see this. I recently tried to reach you to be in a movie I am in that is coming out soon. You would have been perfect for it!

I should have stopped by to say this years ago, but there are so many people in trouble on antidepressants now that finding a minute for me to break away from helping them is not easy! But I want to congratulate you on making it through and out of the pit of hell the antidepressants throw people into. For years I told my kids as they would watch your movies that what they were seeing was the manic phase brought out by use of Prozac (even though it was not public knowledge at that time that you were on the drug – it just was obvious to me because of working with so many going through the same thing). I wanted them to understand what you were really going through behind the Prozac mask you were wearing for the world to see.

I know all too well how hard it can be to survive these drugs and I want you to know that I am glad you made it! I share your success with others who think they cannot crawl out of that hole and I know you raise them up to their full potential again and out of the bondage these drugs put them in with their horrific mind altering, life numbing, and horrific withdrawal effects. THANK YOU JIM!!!!

Tragically here is a list of many who did not make it through as unscathed as you did: www.ssristories.NET In their memory I would ask you to share their warning they have left for others by way of their sad and tragic outcomes to these drugs and then I would ask that you continue to encourage everyone to believe in themselves since these drugs continue to lie to them telling them they are worthless and can do nothing.

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,

International Coalition for Drug Awareness

www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

WITHDRAWAL HELP: You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/ And if you need additional consultations with Ann Blake-Tracy, you can book one at www.drugawareness.org or sign up for one of the memberships for the International Coalition for Drug Awareness which includes free consultations as one of the benefits of that particular membership plan.

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

PROZAC>PAXIL>LUVOX: In Memoriam to Bill Farar on His Birthday 11/12/1946

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Happy Birthday to Bill Farar 11/12/46

Taken from his family and friends by Prozac, Paxil and Luvox …

(sadly Bill is one of far too many taken by Pharma greed

from my small hometown in Safford, AZ…Ann Blake Tracy)

William Casey Farar 11/12/1946-12/31/1997

December 31, 1997 is a day in my life and the lives of many others that will never be forgotten. The life of my “daddy”, Bill Farar, was cut much too short. Leaving a legacy of one of the greatest high school teachers (Spanish, DECA, Drivers Education), a local business owner (Bill’s Baseball Cards), an avid car salesman, a profound Announcer at all of the high school football games, a husband, a brother, a father to six children, and a “papa” to seven grandchildren (and my greatest fan)…all of these at the time of his death. As you can see he was a multi-tasker who exemplified nothing shy of pure “passion” in everything he ever attempted/accomplished in his lifetime. What a beautiful legacy he left for all of us to remember and cherish!

You may ask why am I sharing this? I was 18 yrs old and in my first year of college. My dad was nothing short of my “loudest and greatest” fan. His support and appearance driving all over the state to every volleyball match, basketball game, or track and field meet inspired me to continue to pursue my track and field dreams. On New Years Eve, my freshman year, my heart was shattered and my dreams were broken. The man behind the scenes, who was a part of the passion and drive, would no longer be apart of my journey. The loudest voice in the stands as I raced over each hurdle was now just dust in the wind! Devastation is an understatement to describe that day and the years to follow.

His suicide, so out of character, a shock to a small community where to this day it was one of the largest funerals with over 1,500 in attendence. Taking a 12 gauge shot gun to his abdomen, and a notebook full of suicide letters for each of us children and my mother found nearby, were all he left us with besides a legacy of man with pure passion for life! Everything seemed surreal and nothing made sense.

My mother was contacted later by activists againat SSRI’s. I was selected and chosen for a scholarship in English to spend an entire semester researching a subject of choice and presenting the final project, an essay, to a commmitee or board of community members. I immediately felt the need to research the impact of SSRI’s and the link to suicide and depression. Not only was it a huge part if my healing process less than a year later, but it provided every answer to all this questions that raced through ny mind and still do. My anger or sadness towards the man I lived more than anything became channeled towards multiple drug companies that are taking the lives of so many innocent people daily, still 17 years later. The people we trust with our health and our well being, are being flourished by multi billion dollar drug companies and their drug reps to push these SSRI’s to be patients. They are being sold as “happy pills”, only to alter all of the chemicals in the brain and create a disaster. Each disaster is different as each human brain is different and no “pill or doseage” can be compatible for one patient and their chemical or genetic make-up as it is the next.

Why don’t they prescribe meth amphetamines or cocaine to every patient who is suffering from complaints of lack of energy, caused from fibromyalgia? What about pure MDMA, aka esctacy known as a stimulant to increase the chemicals which create “happy” or “sad” emotions, to increase happiness in a clinically depressed person? The type of strain or exact same piece of marijuana can have a total different effect on two people the exact same size who consume it the exact same way. The same glass of wine or shot of liquor can have two different effects on two different people. The tolerance of pain medication for two people the exact same size, height and weight, can have completely different effects on each person who consume the medication the same way. No medication or drug is the correct fix for one person as it is the next. There is no prejudice or no difference when applying this thought process to SSRI’s also known as “anti-depressants”. However, the risks and result or outcome of the problem is much more deadly and violent than any other street drug, and these are legal drugs being prescribed by legal Dr.’s and Psychiatrists who are licensed and trained, specializing in the work they do. Why then are so many Dr.’s after years of the medication being in the market, still treating patients with these deadly combinations? Perhaps lack of knowledge, looking for an easy fix (maybe for one not for all), the percs that are offered by so many of these reps, and really how many of these doctors actually care or are aware of the dangers and effects of these medications. Why have Countries not banned these drug companies who continue to make billions and then settle out if court with gag orders for millions just to protect their name and continue to be a part of so many violent acts of rage that kill hundreds, suicides that go unnoticed, and multiple deaths every hour taking place all over the world?

My dad was prescribed these lethal drugs, which have been approved by the FDA, in a short period of three months prior to his suicide. The FNP first started with prescribing Prozac and attempted different doses and immediately stopped the medication without tapering. Then after little success or complaints of being more depressed, quickly changed to Paxil and the doseages were increased rapidly in attempt to find “the right dose”, still no results, the medication was immediately stopped again without tapering. The final deadly combination of Luvox turned in to a disaster, and the amount prescribed fluctuated and then increased rapidly. Even after multiple complaints and a complete 360 in his personality changes, the doseage continued to increase. I remember being home for Christmas break, less than two weeks before his death, and seeing him during a small rage. It was like he was possessed by a demon, with sweat pouring down his face, his eyes glassed over, and a look on his face that I have never seen before. Still seventeen years later, I have a clear picture, of this man who was not my father, in my head. At the time, I had been away at College and not aware of any medications he had been taking, and I was terrified of him. I can only imagine the hours before his death, the thoughts racing his mind, the tears streaming down his face, and the person he was while writing his last letters. Perhaps seeing him in this “demon like stage”, and these horrific images, were made known to me as a comfort or answers to his suicide. I know my dad was not the man that raised me for eighteen years, when he pulled the trigger that cold New Years Eve Day. The passion he had for life, and the love for his family, was far more important to him than anything in this world. Yet the side effects of Luvox was far more overpowering than any of his human characteristics or mind control. The chemicals in his brain were altered so far beyond his control, that ability to take control of his thoughts was no longer possible. Compare it to a person high on street drugs or a blackout drunk in the bar, unfortunately as family we were unaware of all these deadly side effects or the signs leading up to it, to help him before it was too late.

This happens way too frequently. Three years ago my Uncle from my mother’s aide if the family ended his life in a bizarre suicide sovout of character ad well. He had been on Luvox also for a short period of time and the descriptions of his death are unfathomable for his character. Unlike my father who was the outgoing, outspoken, extrovert, my Uncle was so calm, shy, soft spoken, again with a deep love for family and his career. With no signs leading to his suicide, he was a large man in stature with a huge heart, and crawled underneath a small travel trailor with barely enough room for him to scoot his large body. With ducktape he covered his mouth, and also bound his hands together, and suffocated in a painful death. The family thought he was missing and searched for hours before they found his limp body underneath the trailor on the side of the house. The temperature and AZ heat made it not possible for family to even have an open casket viewing. A great man who left behind his wife, two children, and grandchildren with nothing but questions we all ask ourselves in these bizarre deaths/suicides.

For those who have researched and have knowledge about these medications, I call the deadliest drugs on the market, it is clear that the medication is to blame and not the person or their loved ones.

Well, how can we stop this epedimic? Share the knowledge, Dr. Ann Blake-Tracy has educated millions by sharing these stories and then other people sharing their stories through the education she has provided. She has provided peace and comfort for those loved ones left behind with the answers they may have never received. The comfort she provides not only the loved ones that become victims of the SSRI’s, but the other innocent victims of the unfortunate who murders hundreds and even take their own lives.

I am grateful the demons created by these medications did not take the life of my mother or siblings before the life of my father. So easily, the will to not live but the passion for his family, he could have taken our lives as well. Just like the school killings where the students target either chosen people or innocent bystanders before their own lives.

Yet, as millions are uneducated about these lethal drugs in the market, society blames the person behind the trigger and not the manufacturer that continues to make billions, while millions suffer every minute or every hour all over the world. Please share your story or the knowledge you may have with others so more families do not have to learn how they could have saved their loves ones. Help prevent others of falling into the trap that Physicians may potentially place another beautiful soul!

Thank you Dr. Ann Blake-Tracy for dedicating your life to helping educate others and comforting loved ones left behind. Let’s pray that the FDA can take these drugs off the market! As we all know, no amount of money can bring back the death of a loved one!

A happy birthday message from his daughter Shantelle: HAPPY BIRTHDAY “DADDY” (SENOR LEJOS/MR. FARAR/COACH FARAR/WILD BILL), to the greatest man that ever touched my life! You instilled things that will never be taken away from me.

My heart still aches but I know I will hold you again and feel your warm embrace. The love you shared and the impact you had on students/community is what makes the fact you are no longer here easier to go on.

I’ll never forget the good times. You were my greatest fan, you made the crowd come alive, and you pushed me to excel and never give up on my dreams. I wish you were here for so many things, but that is when you show me a sign that you are there and not far away: a rainbow, rain drops, special heart rocks, or your other sacred ways! Thank you for being my guardian angel and sparing my life at times I should not have survived.

God needed you for greater work, and he knew we would miss you but that we would survive. You are the best daddy I could have asked for and the years I spent being able to call myself a “daddy’s girl” have left footprints on my heart forever.

I LOVE YOU MORE THAN ALL THE STARS IN THE SKY!!

Shantelle Farar https://www.facebook.com/shantelle.farar

PLEASE ANYONE WHO KNEW MY DAD SHARE A MEMORY YOU MAY HAVE OR SIMPLE THOUGHTS THAT COME TO MIND! THESE SPECIAL COMMENTS/MEMORIES HELP FILL THE VOID AND MAKE DAYS LIKE TODAY BE ABLE TO BE A DAY OF CELEBRATION BY REMEMBERING AND CHERISHING HIS LIFE IN A GOOD WAY!! THANK YOU ALL… DADDY YOU ARE GONE BUT YOU ARE NEVER FORGOTTEN!!

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Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,

International Coalition for Drug Awareness

www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

WITHDRAWAL HELP: You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/ And if you need additional consultations with Ann Blake-Tracy, you can book one at www.drugawareness.org or sign up for one of the memberships for the International Coalition for Drug Awareness which includes free consultations as one of the benefits of that particular membership plan.

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

PROZAC: The Tragic Loss of Del Shannon in 1990

Del Shannon

DEL SHANNON/CHARLES WESTOVER

I felt someone tap me on the shoulder tonight asking “Remember me?”

My answer? “I certainly do Del!”

Del singing his hit Runaway on Letterman:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSkV9pdzLgo

Here is my message tonight to Del:

“Still miss you Del….[please know that LeAnne did everything she could to make it known to the world what really happened to you and know that Eli Lilly’s Prozac will never get away with your death! They have killed so many more since they killed you with Prozac. And by hiding your death and so many others they paved the way for all the other SSRI and SNRI antidepressants! Here is a long list of just a few thousand of those tragic and generally very violent deaths produced by these drugs: www.ssristories.NET

“Prozac, Only a Mineral You Are Missing in Your Brain” ???!!!

“I still cannot believe your doctor lied to you in order to get you to take Prozac since you were so opposed to chemicals after overcoming alcoholism. You tried to tell him no! How he could lie so boldly telling you it was just a mineral you were missing in your brain! Less than three weeks later you were dead just as your career was taking off again like crazy!

Key Doctors Speak Out For Truth

“You will be glad to know that the doctor who discovered the receptor binding process, which made this new class of antidepressants possible came out against these drugs in TIME Magazine, in 1997, calling them “monsters” which she wished she had never had anything to do with contributing to their development …. but no one listened.

“Then just a few years ago the doctor who bought the approval for Prozac with a lousy $30,000 bribe began telling the world about the criminal acts that got all these antidepressants on the market … too late to save your life and too many others. Here is a radio show I did with him admitting all this if you want to hear his admission:

John Virapen

Dr. John Virapen

Audio link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xl8uTZZYw-s

“Don’t worry Del….you are not forgotten and neither is Eli Lilly for what they did to you and to oh so many others since then. The world WILL know you were murdered by their deadly drug Del! I promise you!”

Tragically Still No Warning for Those Dealing With Substance Abuse

Although there is every reason to issue strong warnings that antidepressants should never be used by those like you who have suffered alcoholism or substance abuse of any kind that warning remains unheard. From the beginning the antidepressants produced overwhelming compulsions for alcohol, even in those who had never touched alcohol before. (See more information here: http://www.drugawareness.org/ssris-and-alcohol/ )

Those compulsions for alcohol were in fact the first thing that drew my attention to Prozac. And we now have studies showing that antidepressants produce an increase in drinking in 45% of those who had problems with alcohol before. This should demonstrate the necessity for antidepressants to be contraindicated for those suffering from this. Instead these drugs seem to be the drugs of choice for those in rehab as a treatment for alcoholism or substance abuse! How absurd!!!!

Initial News Reports of Del’s Death

News announcing Del’s death including an interview with his wife, my dear friend, Leanne, who I have missed since we lost contact after what was clear to me was a hallmark gag order on Del’s wrongful death suit put into place after a settlement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2okmhFOQZQ

Clearly LeAnne was the only one interviewed here who understood what had happened to Del and that this was not a “choice” he made in taking his own life. Few knew what a health nut Del had become and how spiritual a person he was and how much he loved Leanne and would never have “chosen” to leave her and his family.

Thankfully in Contact Again!

I am very happy to report that since this blog post first came out the end of September 2014 Del’s widow and my dear friend, LeAnne Westover, and I are once again in contact with  one another after she sent me the following very sweet note on my  Ann Blake Tracy, Author page on Facebook….

Dear Ann,
With all my heart I thank God for you,
you are not forgotten my friend.
LeAnne

YES!!!! It is so wonderful to find old friends! LeAnne is such a sweetheart and I hope and pray she, as SO MANY others are having to do, can make it through another of these painful anniversaries for the loss of her beloved husband while feeling Del/Charles near her, comforting her ….

Search our database of documented antidepressant-induced tragedies from Columbine to Andrea Yates to the Atlanta Day Trader to the New York City Subway Bomber and many, many, many more at ….. www.ssristories.NET

Ann Blake Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & http://ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: ”Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

WITHDRAWAL HELP: You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/ And if you need additional consultations with Ann Blake-Tracy, you can book one at www.drugawareness.org or sign up for one of the memberships for the International Coalition for Drug Awareness which includes free consultations as one of the benefits of that particular membership plan.

WITHDRAWAL WARNING: In sharing this information about adverse reactions to antidepressants I always recommend that you also give reference to my CD on safe withdrawal, Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!, so that we do not have more people dropping off these drugs too quickly – a move which I have warned from the beginning can be even more dangerous than staying on the drugs!

In loving memory of Brandon Wade Ferris (Jan. 4, 1985 — July 22, 2001)

In loving memory of
Brandon Wade Ferris (Jan. 4, 1985 — July 22, 2001)

It was bitterly cold on this night in 1985 when Brandon’s mother told me that it was time we should go to the hospital. It was at just about this hour that I discovered the cold was too much for my old Chevy. I couldn’t get it to start so I called an old friend, Steve Jackson, who lived just down the road at the time. He took us to MCV hospital where Brandon was born around eight the next morning. Twelve years ago, he celebrated his last birthday here on this earth. As he turned 16, he was excited about his new girlfriend, his tae kwon do competitions, his church youth group and of course, getting his driver’s license soon.

Brandon would have been 28 years old today had he survived. Alas he was lost to us over eleven years ago. He had a kind heart and got great pleasure from helping others and doing nice things for those around him. He would be pleased to know of the number of people who have written to me and told me that his story has helped them to avoid taking any chances with the drugs which were the cause of his death. It seems that even though he is gone, he is still helping others.

I often wonder what he might have done with his life were he still here among us. I have no doubt that it would have been grand! 🙂

In loving memory of<br />Brandon Wade Ferris (Jan. 4, 1985 -- July 22, 2001)</p><p>It was bitterly cold on this night in 1985 when Brandon's mother told me that it was time we should go to the hospital. It was at just about this hour that I discovered the cold was too much for my old Chevy. I couldn't get it to start so I called an old friend, Steve Jackson, who lived just down the road at the time. He took us to MCV hospital where Brandon was born around eight the next morning. Twelve years ago, he celebrated his last birthday here on this earth. As he turned 16, he was excited about his new girlfriend, his tae kwon do competitions, his church youth group and of course, getting his driver's license soon.</p><p>Brandon would have been 28 years old today had he survived. Alas he was lost to us over eleven years ago. He had a kind heart and got great pleasure from helping others and doing nice things for those around him. He would be pleased to know of the number of people who have written to me and told me that his story has helped them to avoid taking any chances with the drugs which were the cause of his death. It seems that even though he is gone, he is still helping others. </p><p>I often wonder what he might have done with his life were he still here among us. I have no doubt that it would have been grand! :-)

ANTIDEPRESSANT???? HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER TONY SCOTT COMMITTS SUICIDE

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ANTIDEPRESSANTS???? Although the latest news as in this article discusses the diagnosis of an inoperable brain tumor I want you to be aware that does not mean an antidepressant was not involved. Doctors FAR TOO OFTEN hand out antidepressants right along with a diagnosis like that. These are given after accidents, surgeries, trauma of any kind. They are given to stop smoking, urinary incontinence, etc., etc., etc. so when anything like this happens the question about medications MUST be asked! That is what I want understood about this suicide. It should not just be dismissed due to this diagnosis.

So if this was a recent diagnosis for cancer there may have also been a recent prescription which clouded his judgement & could easily have triggered suicidal ideation, thus leading to this type of dramatic & sure manner of suicide. So, antidepressants MAY have been involved anyway. Let’s wait & see what we learn. Robbing someone of any time they may have been allotted on earth is NOT okay especially if it was not their real intention to leave in such a way but was medication-induced!

http://news.moviefone.com/2012/08/20/tony-scott-cancer-brain-tumor_n_1811828.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk2&pLid=194692&just_reloaded=1&utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#sb=1242080,b=facebook

Ann Blake-Tracy, Executive Director,
International Coalition for Drug Awareness
www.drugawareness.org & www.ssristories.drugawareness.org
Author: “Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare – The Complete Truth of the Full Impact of Antidepressants Upon Us & Our World” & Safe Withdrawal CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!”

 

http://news.moviefone.com/2012/08/20/tony-scott-cancer-brain-tumor_n_1811828.html?icid=maing-grid7%7Cmain5%7Cdl1%7Csec1_lnk2&pLid=194692&just_reloaded=1&utm_hp_ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false#sb=1242080,b=facebook

EARLIER: A source has revealed to ABC news that Tony Scott, director of “Top Gun” and “Crimson Tide,” was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer.

Scott took his own life on Sunday by jumping off a bridge in Los Angeles, California. At approximately 12:35 p.m., several bystanders alerted the authorities that someone had jumped from Vincent Thomas Bridge spanning San Pedro and Terminal Island in Los Angeles Harbor.

“I can confirm that Tony Scott has passed away. The family asks that their privacy is respected at this time,” Simon Halls, the director’s spokesperson, said in a statement.

Investigators found contact information in Scott’s Toyota Prius and a suicide note in his office.

The English-born director directed dozens of blockbuster successes — from “Beverly Hills Cop II” to “True Romance” — and has left an indelible impression on the film world.