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Report: NH foster kids ‘overwhelmingly’ given Rx without oversight

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 New Futures Inc. 0
Psychotropic medications can be effective treatments for children with mental health disorders, including depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, ADHD, PTSD, and anxiety disorders. However, the lack of consistency and continuous oversight of those in the foster care system, among other concerns unique to children in foster care, can lead to inappropriate prescribing of psychotropic medications. READ MORE