Category Archives: Psychotropic Drugs

30 Nov
0

Action Alert and News Update on the psychotropic drugging of Foster Care children

 In a letter to State Officials (across the U.S), written by three different divisions of Health and Human Services, it states:  “Children in foster care represent only three percent of children covered by Medicaid,yet, based on a study of pharmacy ...

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04 Nov
0

Ritalin destroying hearts?

  Ritalin is one of the most common medications to treat ADHD and ADD in children. It is also one of the most deadliest!

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24 Oct
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The truth about Psychiatric drugs

The recent reliance on psychiatric drugs to treat any and all problems in thought, learning, traumatic and even social situations, often replaces actual solutions to life’s problems.   Psychiatric drugs have become a mainstream phrase that 100% of our population is ...

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01 Sep
0

License of Mental-health Counselor Suspended by State and More News

Read the latest Florida news about the license of a mental health counselor which was suspended; the statute in Florida providing protection for a child and their parent regarding the prescribing of psychotropic medication; and the new prescription drug monitoring ...

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31 Aug
1

The Effects of Ritalin on Our Children

One of the first questions that could be asked is: If children have to say “yes” to Ritalin and the effects of Ritalin, will they “Say No to Drugs” later in life?

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31 Aug
1

Vyvanse Side Effects in Children

Vyvanse is a psychiatric drug used to treat children ages six to twelve with ADHD.   It is different than other ADHD drugs because it has to be swallowed and digested before the drug takes effect.  However, it is similar to ...

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31 Aug
0

Intuniv Side Effects

Are Intuniv side effects something to be concerned with? A parent guide distributed by Shire Pharmaceuticals was criticized by the FDA’s Division of Drug Marketing, Advertising and Communication (DDMAC ). According to the DDMAC, the risk factors involved with taking ...

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20 Jul
1

Medicating Children Away

It is not just in Florida one finds doctors medicating children, even toddlers, for behaviors long known as normal in children — shyness, restlessness, short attention spans, fear/grief when left by parents in a new school, daycare, etc. Britain now ...

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18 Jul
0

Psychiatric Drugs: Caught in the Web of Psychiatry

Forty or so years ago, it would be safe to say no kids were on any psychiatric drugs. ADHD and bipolar disorder in kids was unheard of and most other children’s mental illness labels were nonexistent. Depending on your source, ...

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