The Danger of Putting Youth on Antidepressants

““You’re not a doctor,” Clara said, with trademark teenage scorn. Fair enough. Doctors know what they are doing. I had my doubts, but I was no longer her guardian. She swallowed her first capsule of Trintellix that evening. One week later, while I was in a Kingston hotel room, she messaged me through Facebook. “Can I check myself into a hospital, is that a thing people do?””

Patricia Pearson – The Walrus – September 2017

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