Many Jailed Teens Get Anti-Psychotic Drugs As Sedatives

Many youths incarcerated in juvenile facilities are getting potent anti-psychotic drugs intended for bipolar or schizophrenic patients, even when they have not been diagnosed with either disorder, reports Youth Today. State juvenile systems answered a survey on their use of these anti-psychotics – called “atypicals.” Only 16 states responded, meaning that a majority of states
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