Monday, January 30, 2023

Tag: foster kids and psychiatric drugs

Watchdog Slams Safeguards for Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

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From AP News: "Thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, says a federal watchdog agency...

After a Turbulent Childhood, on a Path to a Healthier Life

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In this piece for The New York Times, Emily Palmer describes the life journey thus far of Charles Louis, from being prescribed two psychiatric medications in...

Missouri Sued for Over-Drugging Foster Children

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From Reuters: Two youth legal advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against Missouri for over-exposing foster children to psychotropic drugs. The lawsuit seeks a court...

“Too Many PA Foster Children are on Psychiatric Meds”

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For Philly.com, staff writer Stacey Burling reports on the PolicyLab analysis of psychiatric drug use among Pennsylvania children on Medicaid.  “Many children in foster...