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23 Jul
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Drug issue arises at Crist’s adoption roundtable

Drug issue arises at Crist’s adoption roundtable http://ping.fm/QW1JF The kickoff for Gov. Charlie Crist’s “Explore Adoption Day,” celebrating what the governor’s office calls record-breaking adoption rates in Florida, didn’t go quite as planned. Crist and Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp—both running ...

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16 Jul
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Don't bend the law when giving foster kids drugs

The Department of Children & Families’ (DCF) study about the lackadaisical use of medication for children shows the agency is taking seriously its mission to protect kids. It should follow through with hefty sanctions for those who ignored the law. ...

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09 Jul
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Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities has its own psychotropic drug problem

Sun Sentinel Florida Agency for Persons with Disabilities has its own psychotropic drug problem July 1, 2009 By: Howard M. Talenfeld and Maria E. Abate The use of dangerous prescription medications for children and adults in residential and group home ...

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07 Jul
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Consent for foster kids psychiatric drugs on rise

Florida Times Union More parents, courts approve medication; some fear they aren’t informed decisions. By Brandon Larrabee Story updated at 12:24 PM on Monday, Jul. 6, 2009 TALLAHASSEE – As a task force examining the use of psychiatric drugs by ...

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07 Jul
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Study: Florida's psych drug rules for foster kids ignored

Miami Herald 07.07.09 A new state study found that child-welfare doctors and case workers aren’t following the rules when it comes to the drugging of 6- and 7-year-olds in state care. BY MARC CAPUTO Herald/Times Tallahassee Bureau TALLAHASSEE — Child-welfare ...

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06 Jul
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How Children Feel on Psychiatric Medication including Prozac

YouTube video “How Children Feel on Psychiatric Medication including Prozac” Check it out and tell all of the parents you know:

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