Throwing multitudes of prescription drugs at people is not good mental health care
From my own experience, I suggest fresh air, sunshine, exercise, and avoiding stress for better mental and physical health.
Two stories got my attention recently, because both had video footage showing the multitudes of prescription medications two people were on when they died.
In both cases, the surviving family members blamed the overprescription of medication by doctors for the deaths of their loved ones.
The first incident was a death by drug toxicity:
Parents say son asked them to intervene in his treatment at Tomah VA
“The parents of a Wisconsin Marine are speaking out about the problems in the Veterans Administration system. Jason Simcakoski, 35, died of mixed drug toxicity Aug. 30 at the Tomah VA Medical Center. An autopsy report said that 14 different medications were in his system at the time of his death.
“All of them were prescribed by VA physicians…”
Continue reading: Parents say son asked them to intervene in his treatment at Tomah VA – http://www.wisn.com/news/parents-say-son-asked-them-to-intervene-in-his-treatment-at-tomah-va/31177264
VIDEO – Parents of man who died at Tomah VA hospital say treatment fed his addiction: http://youtu.be/iojk-xYgjbg via WISN 12 News
Legal drugs, deadly outcomes – http://graphics.latimes.com/prescription-drugs-part-one/
The second incident was death by police due to a violent personality change caused by the overprescription of psych meds:
Wife: Officer shooting suspect’s death ‘devastating’
“The wife of a man who was fatally shot by Wyoming police after he allegedly opened fire on officers says she hopes her husband will be remembered for more than the violent incident…
“She showed 24 Hour News 8 a plastic bag filled with medications she said her husband had been prescribed. She said she strongly believes that the mixture of medications caused her husband to act out of character the day of the shooting.
“He was hallucinating. … It was not Alan,” she said…”
Continue reading: Wife: Officer shooting suspect’s death ‘devastating’ – http://woodtv.com/2015/02/08/wife-officer-shooting-suspects-death-devastating/
VIDEO – Wife: Officer shooting suspect’s death ‘devastating’: http://youtu.be/U_GmuIw7Ghg via WOOD TV8
BOOK – Anatomy of an Epidemic: Magic Bullets, Psychiatric Drugs, and the Astonishing Rise of Mental Illness in America – http://www.amazon.com/Anatomy-Epidemic-Bullets-Psychiatric-Astonishing/dp/0307452425
VIDEO – Robert Whitaker, author Anatomy of an Epidemic –http://youtu.be/5VBXWdhabuQ
VIDEO – Making a Killing: The Untold Story of Psychotropic Drugging – Full Movie (Documentary) – http://youtu.be/UDlH9sV0lHU