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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