Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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 […]

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 […]

Louisiana Psych Jailed in Sexual Abuse Case

June 8, 2010 by  
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A psychiatrist and former Ascension Episcopal High School counselor was arrested Wednesday in Hattiesburg for allegedly enticing a minor to engage in sexual activity, FBI Special Agent Shelia Thorne said Thursday. Federal agents detained Dr. Allison Campo Hargrave, 39, at the Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, a facility well-known for treating sex addiction, […]

New Orleans Demonstration at APA Convention

April 12, 2010 by  
Filed under CCHR News, Featured

****(To view the slideshow above, please click on the “Play” symbol in the middle of the screen, and the pictures will scroll from start to finish, or you can move between them using the arrow keys on the left and right of the viewing screen.)**** In May, 2010, more than 100 people from across Louisiana […]

The Juvenile Justice Bill: Senate Bill 253

September 4, 2009 by  
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Pictured above is Ms. Claudia Smith of CCHR testifying on the Juvenile Justice Bill, SB253. Couched as a “bill of rights” for juvenile justice kids, this bill actually allowed the use of Tasers on children in juvenile justice facilities and those being transported to juvenile justice facilities. This is interesting because while many states are […]

Louisiana Legislative Session 2010

September 4, 2009 by  
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In the last legislative session, CCHR Louisiana was able to successfully  fend off dangerous legislation, meet key legislators and form key relationships. This legislative session, CCHR Louisiana will continue to protect and promote the rights of those who live in this state, especially those who come in contact with the mental health system.