Young children, especially boys are being medicated with alarming frequency. A New York Times article highlights the story of Kyle Warren, a boy who was given psychotic drugs from he was 18 months to 3 years old. After many incorrect diagnosis and years of taking medication usually reserved for adults, he was admitted into a program that got him off the drugs and gave him the counseling that he needed.
Both the article and the comments are informative and a wake up call for parents, especially parents of boys. Visit the links below for more information.
Dangers of Psychosis Drugs for the Young:
Can Preschoolers be Depressed?
The Medicated Child: