June 25, 2016 at 1:53 pm

NASW Conference

Met such talented and caring social workers at the NASW Conference. Spreading the word about akathisia.IMG_4060

June 15, 2016 at 11:21 am

SAVE THE DATE FOR THE NEXT MISSD EVENT

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May 2, 2016 at 8:30 pm

The Curse of Akathisia

http://asserttrue.blogspot.com/2015/01/the-curse-of-akathisia.html#

 

April 25, 2016 at 8:41 pm

U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/04/22/health/us-suicide-rate-surges-to-a-30-year-high.html

 

April 20, 2016 at 9:56 pm

Legal Journal Says Antidepressants Can Cause Violence and Suicide

http://www.madinamerica.com/2016/04/legal-journal-says-antidepressants-can-cause-violence-and-suicide/

 

April 2, 2016 at 6:02 pm

Personal pain led Twin Cities Widow to Prescription Drug Safety Advocacy

Kim Witzcak, advisor to MISSD, has recently been appointed as a consumer representative on the FDA’s Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee. In her interview with the Star Tribune in Minnesota, Kim discusses akathisia and other significant topics relating to drug safety.

http://m.startribune.com/rosenblum-personal-pain-led-twin-cities-widow-to-prescription-drug-safety-advocacy/374004241/

April 1, 2016 at 11:10 am

MISSD Exhibits at AAS Conference

MISSD is exhibiting at the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) conference, Chicago, IL.

We have had wonderful opportunities to speak with health professionals working crisis center hotlines about the importance of asking callers in crisis if they have recently started a new medication, stopped their medication or dosage and screen for akathisia or a medication-induced suicide reaction.
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February 15, 2016 at 11:22 am

Antidepressants May Double Risk of Suicide, Aggression In Adolescents

http://www.psychiatryadvisor.com/mood-disorders/antidepressants-may-double-risk-suicide-aggression-children-adolescents-depression-akathisia/article/473591/

January 28, 2016 at 9:20 pm

ANTIDEPRESSANTS CAN RAISE THE RISK OF SUICIDE, BIGGEST EVER REVIEW FINDS

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/health/news/12126146/Antidepressants-can-raise-the-risk-of-suicide-biggest-ever-review-finds.html#disqus_thread

January 14, 2016 at 1:17 pm

Court Victory Allows Founder, Wendy Dolin, to Bring Drug Label Suit to Federal Court

http://www.nbcchicago.com/investigations/Court-Victory-Allows-Widow-to-Bring-Drug-Label-Suit-to-Federal-Court-365215201.html