http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2008/apr/07/mentalhealth.drugs Tranquillisers putting children’s lives at risk Anti-psychotics may cause long-term harm, say critics Youngsters under 6 being given unlicensed drugs   Sarah Boseley, health editor The Guardian,    Monday April 7 2008 New evidence has shown children’s lives are…

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Drugging the kids

Saturday, June 7, 2008 Psychotropic drugs help, parents say By Kelly Glista CORRESPONDENT   With kids, it’s really different. There’s not a lot of testing that’s been done on children. Sarah J. Michael, WORCESTER PARENT   For Worcester parent Sarah…