Psych Drugs

Homicide

Mass Killings


Children

Crazy Pills – the state will pay for you and your family to be on psych drugs

Inmates


Juvenile Justice

“Off label” refers to the fraudulent and illegal practice of prescribing drugs for treatments other than those for which they have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Pill mills


Placebo Effect

Siew Hin Chin, Singapore Psychiatrist, Suspended – failed to properly evaluate patient’s condition before giving him drugs

Straits Times Psychiatrist suspended, fined for irresponsible drug prescription By Linette Lai February 21, 2018 SINGAPORE – A 63-year-old psychiatrist has been suspended for six months and fined $15,000 for prescribing medication to a patient, despite knowing that he was at risk of abusing it. Dr Siew Hin Chin also failed to carry out a […]

Jason Evans, South Texas psychiatrist – license suspended – thousands of opioid prescriptions – “presents a continuing threat to the public”

Caller Times Questionable opioid prescriptions cost South Texas doctor his license By Eleanor Dearman February 1, 2018 A South Texas psychiatrist has temporarily lost his license after an investigation found he issued thousands of opioid prescriptions over a year, according to Texas Medical Board records. The Texas Medical Board temporarily suspended the license of Jason […]

Clifford Jacobson, NY Psychiatrist, Loses license – sold drugs for “recreational use”

Democrat & Chronicle Brighton doctor avoids prison for selling prescriptions Associated Press February 10, 2018 A Brighton psychiatrist will avoid prison but lose his medical license for selling prescriptions. Dr. Clifford Jacobson was sentenced Friday to one year of probation that will include four months of home confinement. He also must surrender his license to […]

Joseph Zito, NY Psychiatrist, Arrested for selling drugs out of his apartment with no medical examination

Daily News (New York) SHRINK CHARGED IN ILLEGAL DRUG SALES By CORKY SIEMASZKO March 06, 1998 A West Side psychiatrist was arrested yesterday for allegedly peddling prescriptions for tranquilizers out of his Central Park West apartment. Joseph Zito’s arrest capped a five-month undercover state investigation during which he allegedly wrote and sold prescriptions for Xanax […]

David Brizer, NYC Psychiatrist, Pleads Guilty to Drug Crimes – Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers

CBSNewYork AG: New York Psychiatrist Admits To Selling Painkillers To Drug Dealers March 1, 2013 A psychiatrist with offices in Midtown Manhattan and Rockland County has admitted to illegally selling prescription painkillers to drug dealers. Dr. David Brizer, 60, pleaded guilty to felony drug sale, drug possession and conspiracy charges as well as tax fraud […]

Joel Dreyer, California psychiatrist, taken into custody by FBI agents, federal drug charges

City News Service By Paul Young March 12, 2008 A Murrieta psychiatrist accused of violating federal drug laws for allegedly prescribing pain medications without performing the required medical exams is scheduled to be arraigned today in U.S. District Court in Riverside. Joel Stanley Dreyer faces federal narcotics distribution charges for allegedly making prescription opiates like […]

Italian psychiatrist Marco Bonetti accused of sexual violence against six women (5 of them patients)

Google machine translation: HuffPost € 50 for certificates and sexual violence to patients: arrested the aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti January 11, 2018 Week of illness thanks to fake medical certificates obtained by paying the Aostan psychiatrist Marco Bonetti 50 euros: for this accusation the court of Aosta sentenced to two years and 10 months of […]

Stanley Giudici, NY psychiatrist – license revoked – “gross negligence”

Times Herald-Record State revokes Town of Wallkill psychiatrist’s license By Daniel Axelrod September 29, 2017 TOWN OF WALLKILL — Patients of a psychiatrist who abruptly closed his office after his medical license was revoked are so desperate for records, prescriptions and help finding a replacement, they’re knocking on the doors of neighboring practices. “I have […]

Rand Ritchie, Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist – disciplined twice for alcohol abuse and multiple convictions for driving under the influence of alcohol

Propublica EXAMINING MEDICARE Some Doctors Still Billing Medicare for the Most Complicated, Expensive Office Visits By Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones December 27, 2017 — Excerpt Also on the list is Dr. Rand Ritchie, a Pismo Beach, California, psychiatrist. He billed 1,475 visits at the highest level, or 97 percent of his Medicare office […]

Candy Man David Houlihan, Iowa and Wisconsin VA Psychiatrist, nicknamed because of prolific amounts of drugs he prescribed

USA TODAY Investigation: VA knowingly hires doctors with past malpractice claims, discipline for poor care By Donovan Slack December 3, 2017 +++ Excerpt Psychiatrist David Houlihan landed a job at a VA hospital in Wisconsin in 2002 and was promoted to chief of staff two years later, even though the Iowa Board of Medicine had […]