What: A PSSD awareness campaign on Rare Diseases Day

When: February 28, 2021

Where: Our local communities via Nextdoor app

Why: To reach folks beyond our regular social media platforms to spread awareness of PSSD by posting in a manner common to Nextdoor.

How: Copy and paste the message below (or create your own) for posting to your own neighborhood and surrounding area. (Photo will generate interest and is borrowed from here).


Today is Rare Diseases Day, and I am highlighting Post-SSRI Sexual Dysfunction (PSSD), an adverse outcome that can persist even after stopping antidepressants like Paxil and Celexa. Many individuals with this distressing condition do not regain sexual functioning, and as of yet there is no effective treatment or cure. This results in profound suffering for many and for some, suicide. Post-finasteride syndrome (PFS) is a similar condition experienced after taking the hair loss drug Propecia. Enduring sexual dysfunction has also been reported by patients after taking the acne treatment Accutane.

REWARD: The drug safety organization at has raised over $100,000.00 to reward whomever finds an effective treatment or cure for this condition. Anyone who comes up with an effective treatment could claim this reward.



PSSD Drugs&Rock&Roll, a recently created YouTube channel with information and video testimonials about PSSD. Once the channel reaches 1,000 subscribers it will begin generating ad revenue for PSSD research:

Thank you for taking the time to learn about PSSD!

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