March 5, 2021 at 11:27 am

Suicide Summit Fails to Address Akathisia

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently partnered with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and other pharma-funded organizations to hold a summit to end suicide. The conference failed to address akathisia and communicate why the FDA has a Black Box suicide warning designed to protect teens and young adults from medication-induced deaths.

Kids deserve better. MISSD calls on the American Academy of Pediatrics to increase akathisia awareness and help reduce these avoidable deaths.

Read about the summit at