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Parental Consent Act 2011 Will Protect Children and Parents

September 7, 2011 by  
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Representative Ron Paul (R., Texas) recently reintroduced legislation that would keep federal funding from being used to establish or implement any universal or mandatory mental health, psychiatric, or socio-emotional screening program without Parental Consent. Because of the generality of mental health tests, it’s easy for widespread screening to lead to mass labeling, drugging and life-long […]

Detroit Mother’s Heroism Sends Message to All Parents: Say “No” To Child Drugging

May 2, 2011 by  
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Natural News Monica G. Young (NaturalNews) The story of the Detroit mother, Maryanne Godboldo, undergoing a police siege on her home after refusing to give her daughter a psychotropic drug has set off a national outcry. Many facts not only vindicate her defiance but point the finger squarely at the correct villains: the psychiatric and […]

Risperdal Overcharge Trial Looms Over J&J

February 14, 2011 by  
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Louisiana paves the way for other states to file suit against Johnson & Johnson

Army efforts don’t stem Fort Hood suicides

January 12, 2011 by  
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USA Today Gregg Zoroya The Army’s largest post saw a record-high number of soldiers kill themselves in 2010 despite a mental health effort aimed at reversing the trend. The Army says 22 soldiers have either killed themselves or are suspected of doing so last year at its post at Fort Hood in Texas, twice the […]

New antipsychotic drugs costly, lack evidence for effectiveness

January 10, 2011 by  
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EMaxHealth Kathleen Blanchard RN New antipsychotic drugs may not be useful, despite their widespread use. The use of drugs to treat conditions like depression, dementia, autism bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other personality disorders has steadily risen, but researchers says second generation antipsychotics cost millions, may not even help patients, and have serious side effects that […]

Are Foster Kids Overmedicated?

January 10, 2011 by  
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The Investigative Fund Mar Cabra Antipsychotics are the top-selling class of drugs in the United States, with sales of $14.6 billion in 2009 alone. Their use in children and adolescents in the United States is increasingly prevalent — and children in foster care are among the most likely to be medicated. A recent 16-state study […]

Top Ten Legal Drugs Linked to Violence

January 10, 2011 by  
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TIME Healthland By Maia Szalavitz When people consider the connections between drugs and violence, what typically comes to mind are illegal drugs like crack cocaine. However, certain medications — most notably, some antidepressants like Prozac — have also been linked to increase risk for violent, even homicidal behavior. A new study from the Institute for […]

FDA Plans to Deregulate Electroconvulsive Therapy

January 5, 2011 by  
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In a time when the FDA is criminalizing raw milk and classifying foods as controllable drugs, they want to limit control of a device whose sole purpose is to cause seizures and brain damage! Gaia Health by Heidi Stevenson 11 December 2010 If you thought that electric shock treatment was a thing of the past…well, […]

Military Kids Taking More Psychiatric Drugs

January 4, 2011 by  
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Army Times By Karen Jowers and Andrew Tilghman Before his father deployed to Iraq, Daniel Radenz was a well-adjusted fifth-grader earning straight A’s and B’s in school near Fort Hood, Texas. But shortly after Army Lt. Col. Blaine Radenz left home in June 2008, his 11-year-old son became withdrawn and anxious. His grades at school […]

Prescription Nation: 25% of Children On Meds

January 4, 2011 by  
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Secondhand Smoke Wesley J. Smith There is something wrong with this picture.  A full one in four of American kids takes meds.  From the story: These days, the medicine cabinet is truly a family affair. More than a quarter of U.S. kids and teens are taking a medication on a chronic basis, according to Medco […]

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