It's unrealistic that taking antidepressants will have good results for depressed pilots. Careful analyses of antidepressant studies cast their beneficial effects into doubt while confirming their harmful effects.
Artificial interventions by know-it-all psychiatrists with their drugs, or know-it-all politicians with their economic bromides can never improve upon the activities of individual human beings pursuing their interests and their ideals in a free society.
The test: TeenScreen. Its mission: to test all American school children. The treatment? Psychotropic drugs that carry the all too real risks of suicide, suicidal ideation, homicide and homicidal ideation.
Suing a drug company is your only way as an individual to protect yourself against malfeasance. It should be a right under the law, but the FDA and the drug companies are on the verge of taking it away.
My brother Robert has been a patient in the NYC mental health systems for the past 46 years, and though outraged by Esmin Green's death, I'm not surprised -- people with mental illness remain the stepchildren of the medical system.