Don't Do Drugs! Here take this.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Monday, July 15, 2013

Children who are wrongly labelled mentally ill are making billions for drug firms

For any parent, having to accept your child needs psychiatric drugs must be agonising. But when Susan Bevis's 13-year-old daughter Amy suffered a breakdown after a vicious campaign of school bullying, it seemed the only option - as instructed by NHS psychiatrists.

Children who are wrongly labelled mentally ill are making billions for drug firms

Thursday, July 11, 2013

A Nation of Kids on Speed

Walk into any American high school and nearly one in five boys in the hallways will have a diagnosis of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 11% of all American children ages 4 to 17—over six million—have ADHD, a 16% increase since 2007. When you consider that in Britain roughly 3% of children have been similarly diagnosed, the figure is even more startling. Now comes worse news: In the U.S., being told that you have ADHD—and thus receiving some variety of amphetamine to treat it—has become more likely.

A Nation of Kids on Speed

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

ADHD Drugs Don't Boost Kids' Grades

It's no longer shocking to hear of children with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder—and others simply facing a big test—taking ADHD medicine to boost their performance in school. But new studies point to a problem: There's little evidence that the drugs actually improve academic outcomes.


ADHD Drugs Don't Boost Kids' Grades


Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Autistic Boy With Higher IQ Than Einstein Discovers His Gift After Removal From State-Run Therapy

In yet another example of how an out-of-control Goliath state system can cause more harm than good, a teenage boy who was diagnosed with autism at a young age has risen to stellar heights after quitting the special ed system with the help of his concerned mother.

Autistic Boy With Higher IQ Than Einstein Discovers His Gift After Removal From State-Run Therapy