May 4, 2018 at 4:53 pm

MISSD attends Blossoms of Hope Fundraiser

MISSD executive board members attended, the LOSS Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, 27th Annual Blossoms of Hope fundraiser on April 29.  The organization was founded by Father Rubey, who is pictured below, with MISSD founder Wendy Dolin and executive board member Nikki Carvelli.


April 8, 2018 at 12:57 pm

NY Times Antidepressant Withrawl

The mission of MISSD has drawn attention to side effects when stopping starting or changing the dosage of medications. Today’s article on the New York Times focuses on withdrawal symptoms.

April 8, 2018 at 12:54 pm

Save The Date MISSD Fundraiser

We look forward to seeing everyone at this incredible event!

March 13, 2018 at 10:18 pm

Live Interview with Wendy Dolin and Mike Tellerino

Here is Wendy Dolin’s interview with Mike Tellerino, for K9s for Veterans, that aired last Thursday

March 12, 2018 at 10:34 pm

Is There a Link Between Psychiatric Drugs and Violent Behavior

Wendy Dolin, founder of MISSD, was contacted by the Dr. Oz show to use a statement made when she spoke in Copenhagen regarding the sudden death of Stewart as the result of taking a prescription drug. MISSD is not aware of the entire content of the program but we are hoping awareness will be drawn to some deadly side effects of meds. #TheDrOzShow #DrOz #DrOzShow

Show will air March 14, 2018 at 1pm on Fox

February 24, 2018 at 8:08 pm

With the title Veterans Helping Veterans Talk Show. MISSD is happy to partner again with K 9’s for Veterans. On March 8th MISSD founder Wendy Dolin will be interviewed by Mike Tellerino founder of K9’s for Veterans regarding her work at MISSD and the importance of the mission of MISSD for Veterans.

January 25, 2018 at 4:38 am

FDA Warns of Tamiflu side effects

With all the talk of the flu, and it being flu season, we came across an interim article regarding the potential side effects of Tamiflu.

January 17, 2018 at 2:16 am

MISSD at The Kennedy Forum 2018

MISSD founder, Wendy Dolin, and board member, Nikki Carvelli, attended the Kennedy Forum at the Hilton Chicago. There were over 30 speakers who presented on mental health equality, suicide prevention, and justice for the mentally ill in the United States. Some of the amazing speakers included, Patrick Kennedy, David Axelrod, Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Arne Duncan, Michael Phelps, academy award winner Common, Tom Arnold and many more. It was truly an inspirational day, and a step in the right direction for akathisia awareness. #KennedyForum2018

Arne Duncan

Tom Arnold

Common speaking with a panel

Michael Phelps

David Axelrod

Mayor Rahm Emanuel

Nikki Carvelli and Common

Nikki Carvelli and Michael Phelps

Patrick J Kennedy


January 9, 2018 at 1:17 am

MISSD featured in Chicago Social

The MISSD 2017 Annual Fundraiser at the Montgomery Club was featured in the January issue of Chicago Social. MISSD is so grateful for the recognition of our important work.

December 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm

No Shame On U Podcast Episode 8: Wendy Dolin, LCSW, Founder of MISSD

Miriam Ament, the President and Founder of No Shame on U did a podcast with Wendy Dolin, Founder of MISSD.  MISSD is honored to partner with No Shame on U as together we work tirelessly to raise awareness for mental health issues and akathisia.


No Shame On U Podcast Episode 8: Wendy Dolin, LCSW, Founder of MISSD


In episode 8, were honored to talk with Wendy Dolin, LCSW, who has her own therapy practice and is the founder of MISSD: The Medication-Induced Suicide Prevention and Education Foundation in Memory of Stewart Dolin. We talk about akathisia, her suicide prevention advocacy through MISSD, her amazing trial win and NY Times feature, and the national and international awareness she has raised about akathisia