Medication Monday: Zoloft

Another Monday, and another Medication Monday! Medication Monday, for anyone who doesn’t know, is a series here on The Dark Tales Project that is focused on giving readers a brief introduction to a different mental health medication each week in an effort to educate and reduce the stigma surrounding the use of medication for mental […]

Medication Monday: Prozac

Today’s Monday looks at the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) that started it all! Prozac (fluoxetine). When I say that Prozac started it all, I don’t mean it was the first medication for mental health disorders. Prior to the introduction of Prozac, treatment typically involved Tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs). Tricyclics acted by raising the neurotransmitters serotonin […]