On the morning of March 15, 2004,
Elizabeth Torlakson, my daughter,
walked into a BART train tunnel and moments
later was killed by a train. The San
Francisco Medical Examiner's final report
states that the presence of her
antidepressant Citalopram (Celexa) in her
body was the other significant factor
contributing to her death (the first being
There is mounting and undeniable evidence
that SSRI antidepressants induce (cause)
high rates of suicide amongst those taking
these drugs. Years before Elizabeth’s death,
the FDA and the pharmaceutical industry had
evidence to this effect, suppressed it, and
are still suppressing the full truth.
We believe that Elizabeth would be alive
today had she been given proper warning in
regard to Celexa and its dangers. We believe
that this drug, that was supposed to be
helping her, killed her.
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Unsupervised withdrawal from an SSRI
antidepressant is extremely dangerous. Any
decisions you make in regard to medications
should be done under the care and
supervision of your trusted doctor.