HOW SAFE ARE PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS?


” The National Institute of Health (NIH) reported on October, 8, 2014 that, “Results strongly suggest that clinicians need to pay much more attention to promoting physical health in people with severe mental illness.” This statement has been needed for years. Unfortunately, doctors in family practice, internists and specialists haven’t embraced adding the mentally ill to their patient roster “. I save my breathe and wrath!!!

Sheri Lawrence de Grom

The American Recall Center/Personal Experience
by – Sheri de Grom

Far Too Many Pills - Photo Courtesy of Death to the Stock Photo Far Too Many Pills – Photo Courtesy of Death to the Stock Photo

Each day begins with my swallowing a handful of pills and injecting a shot. Each medication has more side effects than I care to think about. Four of the pills I swallow in the a.m. are for panic attacks resulting from a nasty case of PTSD. I’ve worked hard in therapy and thought I had managed to put everything in a pretty box and handed it to God. The move to DC I’ve talked about a lot brought on other events leading to more severe panic attacks. After my second brain injury, I was diagnosed with Narcolepsy and here came another pill and more panic. I suddenly found myself in one dangerous situation after another and I had no idea when my body would betray me and…

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2 thoughts on “HOW SAFE ARE PSYCHIATRIC MEDICATIONS?”

  1. Sheri, Marie and I read the cause of the death of Gabriel in the excessive medicating of your husband. Gabriel suffered from the same situation. Though you have found a psychiatrist who is willing to consider your opinion and input, Gabriel’s team shut off the family and refused to heed to my distress call when he was being slowly killed by the side effects of medication. I am tempted to sue his team for homicide!

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