Category Archives: Big Pharma

17 Sep
0

Mental Health Industry Watchdog Vindicated over Prozac Risk Cover Up as $20M Secret Court Deal is Exposed

The Louisville Courier Journal recently reported that Eli Lilly, which produces Prozac, the antidepressant that Joseph Wesbecker’s victims blamed for his deadly shooting rampage 30 years ago on September 14, 1989, secretly paid the victims $20 million to help ensure ...

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01 Sep
0

Another Psychiatric Drug, Another Act of Senseless Violence: the All-Too Often Finding in Mass Killings CCHR reports

Montgomery County Coroner has confirmed that the alleged Dayton, Ohio shooter had the benzodiazepine, alprazolam, in his system along with cocaine, alcohol and other substances.[i] In its report, Psychiatric Drugs Create Violence and Suicide, the mental health watchdog Citizens Commission ...

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Studies have shown that people tend to believe whatever their doctor tells them. This is sometimes called “white coat syndrome.”
20 Jun
0

Don’t Psychiatrists know what they’re talking about?

Studies have shown that people tend to believe whatever their doctor tells them. This is sometimes called “white coat syndrome.” And despite numerous articles equating this with a blood pressure rise in the doctor’s office, the “syndrome” can be a ...

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11 Jun
1

Black Box Warning on Sleep Aids is not Enough

Federal health regulators announced in April 2019 that manufacturers of certain sleeping pills must now include a “black box” warning alerting consumers of the potential for serious or life-threatening side effects. This is what the agency’s safety alert says: “Patients, ...

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Antidepressants are Addictive
19 Apr
1

New York Times Exposes Antidepressant Scandal: Antidepressants are Addictive

Despite of protest from over 40 psychiatrists, the New York Times has published an in-depth investigative report of improper labeling and prescribing of antidepressants in the U.S., Britain and elsewhere. The article is headlined, “Most People Taking Antidepressants Discover They ...

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15 Jan
0

Mental Health Watchdog Aims to Protect Elderly from Baker Act Abuse

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to exposing human rights violations as well as protecting the elderly, applauds lawmakers for addressing the issue of Elder Abuse during the current legislative session ...

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21 Dec
2

Mental Health Watchdog Calling for Investigation into Psychiatric Drugging of Millions of Children

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) of Florida, a non-profit mental health watchdog dedicated to protection of children, is calling for an investigation into the heavy psychiatric drugging of children; especially foster children, in Florida. A report from the ...

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21 Aug
1

Mental Health Stigma Created by Psychiatry

When $20.4 million in federal funding for mental health services in Florida expired recently, those tied directly to this tax-payer funded care began a predictable and loud outcry. Stacey Cook-Hawk, CEO of Salus Care, a Mental Health and Addiction facility ...

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21 Aug
0

Florida Supreme Court Opens The Door For Potential Flood Of Psychiatric Damage Lawsuits

For too long, victims of psychiatric abuse in Florida have suffered in silence. But on June 26th, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court held that the state’s caps on personal injury for noneconomic damages in medical negligence (such as permanent disability, ...

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23 Jul
1

Psychiatry Attempts New Screening Tool For Adult ADHD

A new tool to screen adults with ADHD has been created. Interestingly, this test was devised to match The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual 5 (DSM-5) criteria.[1] (The DSM is the psychiatric handbook for diagnosing mental disorders.) The ...

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