Category Archives: Schools

04 Aug
1

7 Year-old Gets Involuntarily Committed for School Tantrum

Unbelievable as it sounds, grade school kids in Florida are being involuntarily committed straight from school into psychiatric facilities under the Baker Act. In this case from 2009, a 7-year old boy was Baker Acted from Mildred Helms Elementary in ...

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25 Jul
0

Antidepressants Double Suicide Risks in Teens

Policy makers in Florida are concerned by the rising rate of youth suicides in our state and experts are saying that suicide can be prevented with education and community action. The question becomes what education and what community action is ...

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16 Jul
0

Psychiatric Drugs and the Baker Acting of Minors

The Baker Acting of minors is controversial. Many parents have been devastated when their child was taken from school without their knowledge and held for examination in a mental health facility in Florida. Some children have been Baker Acted for ...

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Baker Act
22 Jun
3

Handcuffs and Police Cars Terrorize Florida School Kids

The Baker Act is the mental health law or the state of Florida an currently allows children to be involuntarily committed right out of their classroom at school and sent for psychiatric evaluation. This can happen if it is believed the child ...

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22 Jun
43

Children on Ritalin: Long Term Effects

Seeing as psychiatrists have been drugging children with Ritalin since the 1970s, some long term effects have now been studied and confirmed. Psychiatrist and whistle blower Peter Breggin reports these possible tragic outcomes for the victim of long term Ritalin ...

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14 Jun
10

Sandy Hook Shooter’s Psychiatrist Arrested

On December 14th 2012 Adam Lanza attacked students and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut with an AR-15 rifle leaving 20 children and 6 adults dead. There have been two recent news stories related to the Adam ...

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08 Jun
0

Teen Suicides Increasing Due to Mental Health Treatment

Mental health experts claim they need more money to stem the rising number of teenage suicides but there is much evidence showing that the medications prescribed to prevent suicide are indeed what are causing the rising statistic. Yet psychiatrists continue ...

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24 Apr
0

Dangerous Trend: Antidepressant Use In Children Soaring

The number of children prescribed antidepressants is on a steep upward trend. In 2004 there was a fall in the use of these drugs after warnings of suicidal risk. But between 2005 and 2012, the increase shot up by more ...

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17 Apr
1

Mass Shooting Incident Averted

Brad Kenneth Bartelt, charged recently with “aggravated assault, terroristic threatening, possession of explosive material and carrying a firearm in a publicly owned facility” was also, according to himself, taking psychiatric and pain medication. The 47 year old man, in possession ...

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15 Mar
5

Baker Acting 7 year-olds

Florida’s mental health law, the Baker Act, gives law enforcement the right to detain someone, restrain them in a police vehicle using force as needed and take them to a designated psychiatric facility. An individual can be detained against their ...

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