Juvenile delinquency is a troubling phenomenon, made all the more challenging by the current trend to treat at risk kids with dangerous antipsychotic drugs. In an article by John Kelly written for YouthToday , this alarming information was reported, “A ground-breaking, ...Read more
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Palm Beach Post Dosed in juvie jail: Drug firms pay state-hired doctors By Michael LaForgia Monday May 23, 2011 In Florida’s juvenile jails, psychiatrists entrusted with diagnosing and prescribing drugs for wayward children have taken huge speaker fees from drug makers ...Read more
“the head of Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice ordered a sweeping review of the department’s use of antipsychotic medications” Palm Beach Post Huge doses of potent antipsychotics flow into state jails for troubled kids By Michael LaForgia May 21, 2011 Florida has ...Read more
Palm Beach Post Post investigation: Anti-psychotics in juvie jails Saturday, May 21, 2011 For some girls in custody at a state camp in Okeechobee, medications made the bookends of the day: Risperdal and trazadone and pills whose names were so long and complicated ...Read more