Judy Lin, Associated Press, published an article highlighting the issue of over prescribing powerful psychiatric drugs to foster youth.

"We can't let another decade go by without creating a system of care, a system of care that is capable of helping kids heal from the challenging experiences they have lived through or protecting them from further harm," said Sen. Mike McGuire, D-Healdsburg, in opening a joint Senate Human Services Committee and Senate Select Committee on Mental Health.

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Ryan FC's picture

I hope someday I get a Google alert that tells me foster youth are no longer being over prescribed meds! Unfotunatly.. Google isn't telling me that, yet.
http://www.kitsapsun.com/news/state/bills-target-foster-program-drug-use...

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