ARAPAHOE SHOOTING: WHO WAS KARL PIERSON?

Karl Pierson

Karl Pierson, Arapahoe School Shooter

Who was Karl Pierson and what do we know about him so far?

Yesterday morning Karl Pierson ran into Arapahoe, CO high school where he was an excellent student and began shooting before an armed guard stopped him cold in less that 1 minute, 20 seconds leaving many to ask if we need armed guards in all schools.

Do we have any clues yet as to why this young man would have done what he did yesterday in taking a gun, machete and two suspected Molotov cocktails with him to school Friday, December 13, and opening fire, seriously injuring a female classmate who was apparently just in the wrong place at the wrong time, before taking his own life?

First of all we do know his parents had filed for divorce in 2011 and the divorce was finalized just over a year ago in August of 2012. We do not know if he had therapy for this in which he was prescribed an antidepressant which could have contributed to his violent behavior and suicidal behavior, both adverse drug reactions known to double in this age group if given an antidepressant. Increasing serotonin – the mode of action of antidepressants – has LONG been known to produce impulsive murder and suicide http://www.drugawareness.org/fda-testimony/dr-ann-blake-tracys-september-13-2004-to-the-fda .  Anyone familiar with that research would not be surprised in the least to learn that 68 out of the 70 school violence incidents investigated thus far have found a perpetrator on an antidepressant: http://www.drugawareness.org/ssri-nightmares/school-shootings/

Listen to a school shooting suspect describe what happened to him when he took a gun to school and what triggered it for him: http://www.drugawareness.org/recentcasesblog/why-i-took-a-gun-to-school-1

Other than the parent’s divorce and him being disaplined recently by his debate coach, who he targeted in this shooting, there is little to indicate that Karl Pierson would have ever taken the steps he took yesterday of running into his school armed to do extensive harm. “Pierson’s parents divorced in late 2011, according to court records. The divorce was finalized in August 2012.”

“Karl Pierson was a bright student and enthusiastic high school debater who got into trouble with his debate coach.”

Known as a gifted debator he participated in national finals this past summer…”
neighbors were in shock … Pierson was a dedicated, bright student from a religious family that attends Bible study meetings…They’re just a normal middle-class family, like many of the families around here,” said neighbor Diane Shea.”

“Carl Schmidt and Brendon Mendelson, both seniors at Arapahoe High, knew Pierson. They said he had political views that were “outside the mainstream,” but they did not elaborate.

“Schmidt said the shooter “was an outspoken kid about what he believed and a good political thinker.”

“Mendelson added, “He did have a lot of friends. He was popular with the people he knew.”

But we also know this: “A bright student who voiced strong opinions in class and on the debate team (especially about gun rights), dividing his time between divorced parents, some suggestions that he might have been bullied now and then, a run-in with a teacher who had ordered him suspended when the student threatened the man.”

So….violent behavior had been demonstrated before this in a run-in with this teacher. Yet those who knew him best describe him as someone who would not be expected to act upon any such threat or take revenge.

“I had class with him and knew he was very outspoken and willing to contribute, and also that he had a controlled temper he would use during discussion,” Carl Schmidt, a fellow senior, told the Los Angeles Times.

“A lot of people picked on him, but it didn’t seem to bother him,” Thomas Conrad, who had an economics class with Pierson, told the Denver Post.

“High school senior Frank Woronoff told CNN he had known Pierson since they were freshmen together.

“He was the last person I would expect to shoot up a high school. He was honestly incredibly humble and down to earth. He was a little geeky but in a charming way,” he said.”

But there may have been some disappointment in not being able to progress further in the national debate competition this past summer and certainly disappointment in being taken off the debate team. Was there someone there ready to medicate his troubles away when he was only miles from Columbine where not quite one and a half decades ago an entire community had their troubles medicated away with funds donated to the victims of Columbine High? Most likely there were many ready to do exactly that.

Original articles: http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_24721367/arapahoe-high-gunman-held-strong-political-beliefs-classmates#ixzz2nVrpqfAa

http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2013/1214/Karl-Pierson-Portrait-of-the-Arapahoe-High-School-shooting-video

 

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here:   http://store.drugawareness.org/

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Are Vivid Dreams A Concern in Antidepressant Use?

 

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Dr. Tracey Marks

Thanks to our Southern Washington State Director for ICFDA (International Coalition for Drug Awareness) who learned firsthand how deadly vivid dreams are in association with antidepressant use when his son took a gun to school in a dream state while on Effexor and in withdrawal from Paxil and held his classmates at gunpoint for what seemed an eternity for some.

Dr. Marks downplays any importance of the SSRIs repression of REM sleep and the vivid dreams or nightmares associated with these drugs and even suggests switching to another antidepressant if this reaction bothers you…yet she gives no warning of the dangers of switching medications by going off abruptly and then on another one abruptly – the way all meds are prescribed.

My response to this video and the incorrect information relayed:

“This is perhaps the MOST IRRESPONSIBLE statement I have ever heard on antidepressant adverse reactions!!! These antidepressant-induced vivid dreams are the most dangerous reactions anyone can have next to Serotonin Syndrome. That is because the vivid dreams indicate you are on the verge of suffering an antidepressant-induced REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) where you act out these dreams or nightmares! Add to that the fact that in RBD 80% are known to hurt themselves or someone else. RBD is even known to result in murder and suicide committed in a sleep state! Before SSRIs RBD was rare but not now and now 86% of those being diagnosed are taking an antidepressant – a figure shocking even to the world’s leading experts on this disorder who found this percentage!

“The repression of REM sleep via a medication reaction or sleep deprivation has long been known as a trigger for psychotic breaks. So I am confused as to why would you tell patients not to worry about this? Eric Harris, the lead shooter at Columbine, had those vivid dreams about killing his classmates for some time on the antidepressant Luvox before acting out those dreams on April 20, 1999!

“I have raised the issue of this deadly sleep disorder associated with antidepressants often preceded by the vivid dreams for 2 1/2 decades and would like to know if you have vested interests due to working for a pharmaceutical company? Or are you trying to avoid a wrongful death suit brought by a patient who suffered this reaction? Something just does not smell right when you are downplaying such a deadly reaction to antidepressants.”

Original Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MERzOzmG8zo

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

Sandy Hook Shooting

Secrecy shrouds Sandy Hook shooting investigation

My comment: The title of your article is most definitely an understatement! In 2 1/2 decades of tracking and documenting school shootings for the involvement of antidepressant medications by the shooters and being called as an expert in these cases, I have never seen a case with so much secrecy as Sandy Hook! Why search for antidepressants in these cases? Because out of 70 cases investigated 68 have been on these drugs with listed side effects of both suicide and homicide. I would post that data link for you, but KSL does not allow it. Google International Coalition for Drug Awareness for a list with all documentation. http://www.drugawareness.org/ssri-nightmares/school-shootings/

This type of keeping information from the public on these shootings began with the Virginia Tech shooting though. I was with the first boy shot at Columbine, Mark Taylor, the only one to sue the antidepressant maker for their involvement in the Columbine school shooting, when the news broke about Virginia Tech. He and his mother were visiting me in Iowa at the time after I spent years working as an expert in his court case.

After we did several news interviews on the VA Tech shooting we noticed how quickly the reports from his roommates disappeared who had reported nothing was different about Cho that day. They had reported he got up took his antidepressant with his breakfast like always and got ready and went to class. Interestingly in that case his mental health records disappeared for two years until they mysteriously showed up in a doctor’s office in his own private home. And how long do you have to file a wrongful death case in most states? Two years. Coincidence? Maybe.

It will be interesting to see what all is released tomorrow, but I am not holding my breath!

To follow up the report contained little to help anyone know Adam Lanza’s motive. Yet it said in 2005 he had been diagnosed with Aspbergers, an Autism disorder which means there were eight years in which he could easily have been medicated with antidepressants that are so commonly prescribed for Aspbergers. The drugs work by impairing serotonin metabolism which is known to produce impulsive murder and suicide. And a  journal article out this month demonstrates that 64% of those with Autism disorders are taking antidepressants or other mind altering medications. Anything that impairs serotonin metabolism as antidepressants do are known in medical literature to produce impulsive murder and suicide, extreme violence, suicide, deadly sleep disorder which includes murder-suicide, etc. 

 This article on the report out on Sandy Hook http://www.deseretnews.com/article/765642251/Report-due-on-Sandy-Hook-shooting-investigation.html states that authorities  “… tried within the limits of privacy laws to gather information on his medical treatment.”
So since when do privacy laws apply after murder?! Never in any murder cases I worked! At that point medical records become “evidence” not information protected by privacy laws!

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

Original article: http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=157&sid=26429501

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ANTIDEPRESSANT: MASS MURDER/SUICIDE ANIMAL RIGHTS ACTIVIST KILLS 31 DOGS AND SELF

Sandra Lertzman

SANDRA LERTZMAN

This makes me MAD!!!! I have warned and warned and warned animal rights groups that they would have tragedies like this if they did not listen to me!!!! And most of the animals killed in this tragedy were puppies! We have had too many cases involving animals and animal abuse already. But this is terrible! How bad must it get before the world wakes up? This is just sickening!!!

Thanks to Bev Simmons for bringing this case to our attention. Because so many were saying in the comments to the article that this was an act of compassion because of how many pets need homes right now the following was my comment to them: “This has little to do with her caring for the animals and having their interests at heart. But it does have everything to do with why she became increasingly depressed since losing her son about a decade ago. They found her with the answer – prescription drugs prescribed to deal with the death of her son.

“After spending 2 1/2 decades testifying in cases involving antidepressants, writing about them, educating about them, etc. I can tell you the answer is there. Antidepressants CAUSE depression and suicide. They do not cure it. The serotonin lies are huge money makers for drug companies and complete nightmares, literally, for those who fall for the lies.

“These drugs produce horrifying nightmares and then sleepwalk. How many times I have heard the words “I acted out my worst nightmare on this drug?!” Sleep science calls this RBD, REM Sleep Behavior Disorder. Seems clear that this would have been her worst nightmare. Of those being diagnosed with this deadly sleep disorder, 86% are taking an antidepressant! But withdrawal can increase the odds of this and must be avoided by VERY gradual reduction.”

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. These reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the hour and a half long CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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!”

Original article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2495133/Animal-rights-executive-62-dead-garage-alongside-bodies-31-dogs-helped-rescue.html?login&param__host=www.dailymail.co.uk&param_code=AQCXS-4hRifd30HkzBgmKD_w4936gCKnsMj4isFvuGz2veP4ehO2xMD1fFZFdzgXmilbhr2M0q2OZrbxyuwdKsykI93IUWX_ydg9NyAu59b8w_0zVmNGdhqaw8FC9-SVcE-sfhtoSilekNn2IGFaipFHJVIgmG0SgXFtXrUbsHmArwjZFTbNWt4NB7hxCfPWJm_YOHpza5s5SlBKT1WrgpZf2w7FbDvImfSTo_pwlk10Vuk2sh1SMw3WRYcj0Wd7pnzfekXTG0YpZUjgUrY9nqnPe-rZDcQfmWtPzb8tJJtZAzEOHzl5oeqk0qWAUoVe2EU&param_geolocation=us#readerCommentsCommand-message-field

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Dr. Peter Gotzsche: Deadly Medicine and Organized Crime – How Big Pharma is Corrupting Healthcare

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Dr. Peter C. Gotzsche, MD

This lecture by Dr. Peter C. Gotzsche, Danish medical researcher and author of “Deadly Medicine and Organized Crime – How Big Pharma is Corrupting Healthcare” is well worth the view! Although in Danish there are English subtitles. The following is just one example of common sense observations he brings out:

“The criteria for diagnosing depression – has been lowered and lowered over the years. Many years ago when there wasn’t any medication for depression only 1/1000 people were considered depressed, compared to today.

“According to the DSM III [published in 1980 before the SSRI antidepressants were introduced] if you lost your spouse, a year had to pass before you were considered depressed.

“When the DSM IV came out [published in 1994 right at the height of the SSRI antidepressant sky rocketing of use and the same year my book Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? was published.] it suddenly changed to 2 months [after the death of a spouse in which you needed to be in mourning before receiving a diagnosis of “depression”]

“Now we have DSM V [published in 2013] and it only takes two weeks! If you are still in mourning after two weeks you can be diagnosed as depressed. Few marriages can be so bad that you only mourn for 14 days afterward.. Despite the fact that it is quite a task to be married.

“That’s going too far.”

Click this link to view video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i1LQiow_ZIQ#t=486

Prescription drugs are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. In his latest ground-breaking book, Peter C. Gøtzsche exposes the pharmaceutical industries and their charade of fraudulent behavior, both in research and marketing where the morally repugnant disregard for human lives is the norm.

He convincingly draws close comparisons with the tobacco conglomerates, revealing the extraordinary truth behind efforts to confuse and distract the public and their politicians.The book addresses, in evidence-based detail, an extraordinary system failure caused by widespread crime, corruption, bribery and impotent drug regulation in need of radical reforms.

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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!”

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MEDICATION: SUICIDAL UTAH WOMAN PRISON BOUND AFTER FATAL FIRE

 

 

 

Yvette Kimber

YVETTE KIMBER

TWO DIE IN FATAL FIRE WHILE ANOTHER WHO JUMPED TO SAVE HERSELF LATER DIED OF INJURIES

This case happened two years ago. Today she was sentenced to 57 1/2 years in prison – basically a life sentence and just today the news reported the following information below indicating medication use. Of course if she was on medication and suicidal and drinking and starting fires (pyromania) and not knowing if she was trying to commit suicide by starting the fire (because she likely cannot remember what she did) and on top of all that living in Prozacland, Utah we can easily assume that all that would add up to the fact that she was on antidepressants at the time of the crime.

The arson took the lives of three of her friends and neighbors at the apartment complex. Two died in the fire and one jumped from the second story in an attempt to avoid the fire and died the following year from those injuries.

“The night of the fire, Kimber called police and said she was suicidal and planned to overdose on medication, a police affidavit said. One minute after her call, firefighters received notice of the fire.

“Kimber told on-scene officers that she fell asleep holding a lit cigarette. She and her boyfriend fought earlier, she said, and she started drinking beer and taking pills, according to the affidavit. She also admitted to smoking marijuana.

“Kimber told police she dropped the cigarette while sitting on the love seat in her living room and looking at a basketball schedule. The cigarette heated up the love seat and a throw pillow caught fire. Kimber then rushed to a neighbor’s home next door to report the fire.

“(Police) asked Yvette if she, because of her suicidal feelings, lit the fire on purpose,” the affidavit states. “Yvette stated she did not know.”

Patients need to know that due to the strong mind altering affects of antidepressants it is generally the brain that goes dead before the body does when one attempts to overdose on these medications. So the chances are you can do all kinds of out of character things before you die from an overdose.

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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!”

Original article: http://www.ksl.com/index.php?sid=27289513&nid=148&title=woman-sentenced-up-to-57-12-years-in-prison-for-fatal-provo-fire

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ZOLOFT – WELLBUTRIN-INDUCED SUICIDE: OFFICER TOM FORT, JR’s MESSAGE FROM THE GRAVE

 

Elaine and Tommy

Elaine Billings and her son Officer Thomas Fort, Jr.

A New York State Police Officer, Tommy, lost his life to Zoloft and Wellbutrin

but then came back with a message for his mother and us all….

Everyone, and especially those who have lost a loved on to an antidepressant-induced suicide, needs to hear Tommy’s message to his mother from the grave. His statement is the truth for all who have died on these deadly antidepressants and the same message they would all bring to their loved ones if they could find a way! It is the message I have worked to bring out with my book and my work for two over decades and Tommy’s message only confirms it. Everyone needs to know this!

Please click the link below to watch this video about Tommy and hear his message.

Tommy’s Story: The story of Tommy Fort as written by his mom Elaine Billings. 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3AqtqbL-Wic&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D3AqtqbL-Wic&app=desktop

Tommy was an investigator and hostage negotiator for the New York State Police. Over 700 people attended his wake.

His mother says this is the only thing she knows to do….she says, “tell my Tommy’s story. His was not a planned suicide. He got up that Thursday morning and cleaned the pool, mowed the lawn, called a friend to have lunch the next day, called the DA to set up a meeting for the following week on a case they were both involved with.”

“Tommy’s wife went out with her mother and Tommy was going to spend the day with his two children, aged 9 and 11.”

“His son asked him if he would go pick up a friend for him to play with. Tommy said yes, and went and got him.”

“Then sometime close to 1:00 o’clock his daughter asked him if  he would go get her friend. Again Tommy said yes.”

“But he never made it there, instead he drove to a big downtown parking lot and got his work gun out of his locked trunk, got back into the car, placed the gun to his head and pulled the trigger!”

“I have asked myself over and over what happened? What agony? Psychotic break? What happened to his mind? When I think of what terrible thing or thoughts hit him to make him think that the only thing he could do is kill himself… sometimes it feels like it’s eating me up, but I know I have to stay strong because  it is what he would want me to do.”

“I know he didn’t mean it, because he came to me and told me. I am now his voice and I will be his voice until I breathe my last breath! The reason is easy for me, I love him with every ounce of my being!”

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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!”

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SLC Man Arrested for Plot to Kill as Many as Possible in SLC Mall & Sugarhouse Movie Theater

City Creek

City Creek Mall

ANTIDEPRESSANTS??? So sure am I on this one that I hesitate to even put question marks after the question about antidepressants being involved in this case!

Jack Harry Stiles, 42, is being held on a $1 Million bond after first telling an officer at a hospital that he was planning to kill as many as possible in a downtown mall and Sugarhouse movie theater on the anniversary of his mother’s death. He would “randomly kill people until he runs out of ammunition.” And he planned to set off a bomb under a city bus or Trax train, had mapped out both locations, had detailed plans, guns and ammunition, ect. plus of course a “history of mental illness.”

All those are clues and add to that the fact that he lives in “Prozacland” which everyone calls Utah where more antidepressants are used than just about anywhere else as they have led the way in use for two decades. How you lose your mother and not get on an antidepressant in Utah would be the real question here.

When these things are planned on the anniversary of a personal tragedy it is often indicative of the person going into REM Sleep Behavior Disorder (RBD) and acting out their recurring nightmares. Because antidepressants repress REM sleep they are known to produce both psychosis and RBD. In fact they are the leading common denominator in this diagnosis being found in 86% of the RBD cases – this most violent of sleep disorders where patients are known to commit both murder and suicide in a sleep state with 80% hurting themselves or others.

So would you like to take a guess where my daughter, son-in-law and four grandchildren were planning on going this evening? You guessed it! That same movie theater! Would you also like to guess how many times I have warned them about going out to public places such as this in SLC? I think it has only been every time they have gone somewhere like this. Hopefully this has been close enough to home to convince them to get out of town now! But the problem is finding a safe place anywhere anymore with the widespread use of these drugs in our world.

Yale: 250,000 Yearly Hospitalized for Antidepressant-Induced Psychosis

With so many on these drugs and on the verge of going psychotic on them few places are safe any longer! Remember that researchers at Yale in 2001 found that 250,000 yearly were found in general hospital psych wards to have gone psychotic due to an antidepressant. Knowing how rare it is for a general doctor to catch these cases of antidepressant-induced psychosis the researchers pointed out that the actual figure of those going psychotic on antidepressants should be expected to be far higher than that quarter of a million per year figure. Is the figure double, triple, quadruple? Will we ever know?

How Many More Do Not Make It To A Hospital?

Obviously no one noticed the Trazadone induced psychosis in the Navy Yard shooter in time to get him into a psych ward and no one got James Holmes into a psych ward before he shot everyone at the Aurora theater last year. And no one noticed the antidepressant-induced psychosis in 68 out of 70 school shooters before they began shooting. (See list of school shootings & antidepressant involved in video format here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpFoivbZH1o&feature=youtu.be and a written list can be found here: www.drugawareness.org/ssri-nightmares/school-shootings )

And how many more are out there about to go psychotic on their medication or in withdrawal from their medication when it takes so little to trigger the psychosis? The FDA has warned that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant, whether increasing or decreasing the dose, can cause suicide, hostility, or psychosis. So that would be anyone starting or stopping an antidepressant without weaning VERY gradually up or down on them. It would also be anyone forgetting to take their pills for a day or two. And it would be anyone switching from one antidepressant to another because you would double your chances by going abruptly off one and starting abruptly on another. All of these scenarios carry a very dangerous potential for a psychotic break induced by the use of an antidepressant.

To better help you to understand this antidepressant-induced violence and psychosis I refer you to a section of my testimony before the FDA in their 2004 hearing on antidepressants and suicide:

www.drugawareness.org/dr-ann-blake-tracys-september-13-2004-to-the-fda/

The Problem: Low Serotonin Metabolism, Not Low Serotonin

“For decades research has shown that impairing serotonin metabolism will produce migraines, hot flashes, pains around the heart, difficulty breathing, a worsening of bronchial complaints, tension and anxiety which appear from out of nowhere, depression, suicide – especially very violent suicide, hostility, violent crime, arson, substance abuse, psychosis, mania, organic brain disease, autism, anorexia, reckless driving, Alzheimer’s, impulsive behavior with no concern for punishment, and argumentative behavior.

“How anyone ever thought it would be “therapeutic” to chemically induce these reactions is beyond me. Yet, these reactions are exactly what we have witnessed in our society over the past decade and a half as a result of the widespread use of these drugs.

“In fact we even have a whole new vocabulary as a result with terms such as “road rage,” “suicide by cop,” “murder/suicide,” “going postal,” “false memory syndrome,” “school shooting,” “bi-polar” – every third person you meet anymore – along with the skyrocketing rates of antidepressant-induced diabetes and hypoglycemia.

“Can you remember two decades ago when depressed people used to slip away quietly to kill themselves rather than killing everyone around them and then themselves as they do while taking SSRI antidepressants?

Excess Serotonin Produces Extreme Violence

“A study out of the University of Southern California in 1996 looked at a group of mutant mice in an experiment that had gone terribly wrong. These genetically engineered mice were the most violent creatures they had ever witnessed. They were born lacking the MAO-A enzyme which metabolizes serotonin. As a result their brains were awash in serotonin. This excess serotonin is what the researchers determined was the cause for this extreme violence. Antidepressants produce the same end result as they inhibit the metabolism of serotonin.”

 

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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!”

Original article on this story: http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=26977556

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ANN BLAKE TRACY TESTIFYS BEFORE THE FDA ON DANGERS OF ANTIDEPRESSANTS IN 2006

ME TESTIFYING TO FDA

ANN BLAKE-TRACY, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,

INTERNATIONAL COALITION FOR DRUG AWARENESS

The FDA Advisory Committee held an additional hearing on the safety of antidepressants for young adults ages 18 – 25 in December of 2006. Click here www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz0-XzEq3x8 to watch me give my testimony to them after which they expanded the Black Box Warning for increased suicidal ideation from those 18 and under to anyone under age 25.

The full transcript of this testimony before the FDA Advisory Committee in December of 2006 can be found here: http://www.drugawareness.org/fda-testimony/dr-ann-blake-tracys-december-13-2006-to-the-fda

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!

The FDA also now warns that any abrupt change in dose of an antidepressant can produce suicide, hostility or psychosis. And these reactions can either come on very rapidly or even be delayed for months depending upon the adverse effects upon sleep patterns when the withdrawal is rapid! You can find the CD on safe and effective withdrawal helps here: http://store.drugawareness.org/

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!”

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10 YEARS AFTER BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE-MY RESPONSE TO MICHAEL MOORE

BowlingForColumbine

WHERE ARE WE 10 YEARS AFTER???

Michael Moore is asking everyone this Saturday to hold their own 10 year anniversary party of the opening of his movie Bowling for Columbine which of course blamed guns for the massacre at Columbine High School. But in the movie I did with him, The Drugging of Our Children (http://www.drugawareness.org/videos/the-drugging-of-our-children), he said all those reasons they came up with in his movie for the reason Columbine happened were BS. (Michael’s direct quote: http://www.drugawareness.org/articles/michael-moore-cause-of-columbine)

Yet now he is using his movie once again to promote gun control instead of taking the opportunity to give the world answers to what really is causing all these school shootings???? Why?

He should take the opportunity to tell the world the truth if he has the stage now to do that.

I encourage all of you to hold your own 10 year anniversary of Bowling for Columbine and use the following information I just wrote in a letter to Michael Moore to set the world straight on what REALLY happened at Columbine and the large majority of other school shootings!!! Watch Gary Null’s The Drugging of Our Children instead.

PLEASE SHARE THIS EVERYWHERE: your local news, internet, Facebook, radio, television, etc. There is no excuse for this “BS” as Michael called it to continue to be spread around since Pharma gives us enough BS on your nightly television about antidepressants to cover the planet!!

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!”

 

MY LETTER TO MICHAEL MOORE

“Michael I would be more than happy to join you on that panel March 23, but have not received my invitation. Yet as you know I have been tracking the school shootings and testifying in those cases more than any one individual I know of worldwide.

MICHAEL MOORE SAYS ALL CAUSES GIVEN FOR COLUMBINE IN HIS MOVIE WERE BS

“When you and I did the movie together, The Drugging Of Our Children by Gary Null, after you read my book, Prozac: Panacea or Pandora?, you CLEARLY stated that ALL the reasons you looked at in your movie Bowling for Columbine as the cause for the tragedy were BS.

You went on to say that the only reason that made any sense for this violence were the antidepressants given to these kids. Your direct quote: http://www.drugawareness.org/articles/michael-moore-cause-of-columbine

ANTIDEPRESSANTS HAVE WARNINGS FOR SUICIDE AND HOMICIDE

“Antidepressants have warnings for both suicidal and homicidal ideation and the FDA warnings indicate those reactions to be at almost double the rate for those under the age of 25. That is not just killing yourself or someone else but having persistant ruminating thoughts of both suicide and homicide, along with the same persistant thoughts of various methods of killing – thoughts Eric complained of within only weeks after first being placed on Zoloft. Putting a gun in his hand is NOT what produced those thoughts, but a drug did, and the drugs even carry a warning that they can produce that!!

With only me and a couple of others working to gather these cases over the past two decades out of 70 school shootings we have had 68 school shooters on antidepressants … you know this has to be only the tip of the iceberg. Seems pretty simple math at this point! List of shootings & meds: http://www.drugawareness.org/ssri-nightmares/school-shootings And here is the same list of school shootings in a video version: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JpFoivbZH1o&feature=player_embedded

IT IS NOT THE GUNS, IT IS THE ANTIDEPRESSANTS!

“It is NOT the guns! It is the drugs! If they do not reach for guns, they reach for knives, hammers, hatchets, bows and arrows, bombs, fire, poison … anything imaginable. The compulsion to kill is overwhelming when produced by these drugs.

“You have the knowledge now Michael and are in the position to do something to set this straight. I hope you have the integrity to do so. Lives are at stake…so many lives that I cannot even begin to keep up with the tragedies that flood in daily! Those who died at Sandy Hook are FAR FROM ALONE! The death toll in these other cases may not be quite as high in each individual case, but when there are so many of them, the accumulating death toll is astounding.

TAKING ON THE NRA OR PHARMA?

“Taking on the NRA is like taking on a kitten in comparrison to taking on Pharma as Columbine victim Mark Taylor in your movie Bowling for Columbine has done. He was the only one who did not back down from them when warned by the drug company what would happen if anyone dared to sue them. http://www.drugawareness.org/recentcasesblog/school-shooter-victim-join-forces

“Do you know where he is now Michael? Do you know what payback can be like when you really go after the Big Boys? Maybe you need to call me for an update because it is NOT pretty!”

A SCHOOL SHOOTER SPEAKS OUT – WHY I TOOK A GUN TO SCHOOL…

And here is the only school shooter to speak out I am aware of telling his own experience to help us understand what is causing school shootings:

http://www.drugawareness.org/recentcasesblog/why-i-took-a-gun-to-school-1

About the Author: Ann Blake Tracy is the author of PROZAC: PANACEA OR PANDORA? –OUR SEROTONIN NIGHTMARE! , and the director of the International Coalition For Drug Awareness [www.drugawareness.org]. She has testified before the FDA and has testified as an expert in legal cases involving serotonergic medications since 1992.

BOOK: Prozac: Panacea or Pandora? – Our Serotonin Nightmare! Anything you ever wanted to know about antidepressants is there along with everything drug companies hope you never find out about these drugs.

Available at: http://www.drugawareness.org/shop/books/prozac-panacea-or-pandora

SAFE WITHDRAWAL CD “Help! I Can’t Get Off My Antidepressant!” on how to safely withdraw from antidepressants & most psychiatric medications is saving lives helping those stuck on antidepressants to know how to safely withdraw.

Available via download at: http://www.drugawareness.org/shop/audio/help-i-cant-get-off-my-antidepressant-mp3-download

Or available by CD at: http://www.drugawareness.org/shop/cds/help-i-cant-get-off-my-antidepressant

 

BOOK TESTIMONIALS:

“Very bold & informative”

“Priceless information that is giving me back to me”

“The absolute best reference for antidepressant drugs”

“Well documented & scientifically researched”

““I was stunned at the amount of research Ann Tracy has done on this subject. Few researchers go to as much trouble aggressively gathering information on the adverse reactions of Prozac, Zoloft and other SSRIs.”

WITHDRAWAL HELP CD TESTIMONIALS:

“Ann, I just wanted to let you know from the bottom of my heart how grateful I am God placed you in my life. I am now down to less than 2 mg on my Cymbalta and I have never felt better. I am finally getting my life back. I can feel again and colors have never been brighter. Thanks for all that you do!!” … Amber Weber

“Used your method of weaning off of SSRI’s and applied it to Ambien. Took 6 months but had been on 15 mg for years so what was another 6 months. I have been sleeping without it for 2 weeks and it is the first time I have been able to sleep drug free for 15 years. What a relief to be able to lay down and sleep when I need or want to. Ambien may be necessary for people at times but doctors giving a months worth of it at a time with unlimited refills is a prescription for disaster. It is so damn easy to become dependent on. Thanks for your council Ann.”… Mark Hill

“I’m so thankful for AnnTracy and all her work. Also for taking the time out to talk to me and educate everyone! She has been a blessing to me during this awful time of antidepressant hell!” … Antoinette Beck

I just have to put this out there… I just finished listening to the Ann Blake-Tracy’ s talk about getting off antidepressants. I cannot even begin to explain how grateful I am for the information provided! Not only for my son but myself, I have suffered terrible migraines from muscle stiffness, teeth grinding and difficulty sleeping and guess what… I was put on Zoloft for MILD postpartum depression almost 5 years ago. I was told it was better to just stay on it while pregnant with my 3rd child and then for awhile after, just for precaution, after all I was having no side effects and it is safe. My youngest in now 2. While my gut told me it was wrong for my son to be medicated I never considered this was the cause for my own pain that seems to be worsening. I guess the drug had just become part of my routine because of being on it for so long. Now we will wean off together. The information given here is so valuable and life changing. Once again….Thank you!…Amanda Briar

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