How Low Will They Go To Sell A Pill?

Friday, September 26, 2014

One in four kids on ADHD meds gets therapy too

Most kids in the U.S. who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are not getting behavioral counseling therapy as well, according to a new study.

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Monday, September 22, 2014

D’ANTHONY’S STORY

D’ANTHONY’S STORY

Foster care was a life of mind-numbing medications, head-spinning moves and, ultimately, heart-wrenching loneliness — until one adult finally listened and helped him realize there might be a better path

Drugging Our Kids: California calls for new checks on psych meds for foster kids

In a significant step toward curbing the overuse of psychiatric drugs in California's foster care system, doctors will soon be required to get extra authorization to prescribe antipsychotics, a new safeguard to protect some of the state's most overmedicated children.




Medical marijuana: N.J. child improves as family finds fewer roadblocks in Colorado

The Wilson family left behind their home in Scotch Plains, their family and friends and everything familiar for a moment like this.

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Saturday, September 20, 2014

A Father's Tale---Forced drugging of his child!



This is the real-life story of one father who has done all he can do to protect his son from the FDA listed side effects, such as hallucinations, delusions, mania, suicidal thoughts and more. His story is one that will surprise you and will open your eyes to our current day world of mental health.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Drugging Our Kids: California calls for new checks on psych meds for foster kids

In a significant step toward curbing the overuse of psychiatric drugs in California's foster care system, doctors will soon be required to get extra authorization to prescribe antipsychotics, a new safeguard to protect some of the state's most overmedicated children.

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How Many Emergency Department Visits Are Due to Adverse Events from Psychiatric Medications?

How Many Emergency Department Visits Are Due to Adverse Events from Psychiatric Medications? 

Psychiatric medications are the cause of a significant number of adverse drug events (ADEs) treated in US emergency department (ED) visits, according to a paper published in JAMA Psychiatry.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Exercise before school day may reduce ADHD symptom severity

Physical activity may reduce symptom severity and moodiness and improve peer functioning among children at risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in the home and school domain, according to study findings in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology.

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CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM OF CARE EXPANSION

Nevada wants to get more kids on psych meds apparently.

CHILDREN’S MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM OF CARE EXPANSION



Monday, September 15, 2014

These are the 12 drugs sending the most kids to the emergency room

Every year, more than 70,000 kids are taken to the emergency room because they accidentally overdosed on a medication, and most of those kids were less than 2 years old.

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Despite Warnings, Antibiotics Still Overprescribed in Kids

Despite warnings from public health experts that overprescribing antibiotics could lead to difficult-to-treat “superbugs,” doctors are prescribing antibiotics to children about twice as often as they are actually needed, a new study found.

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Saturday, June 7, 2014

Religious orders allowed over 2,000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments

More than 2000 Irish children in religious run homes were subjected to drugs trials in the 1930s according to a shocking new report.

Religious orders allowed over 2,000 Irish children to be used in medical experiments