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Foster Kids Given Psychiatric Drugs At Higher Rates
The report, which focused on children in the Medicaid program, also found that foster kids were more likely to be prescribed five or more psychotropic drugs at an age and at doses that exceed the maximum FDA-approved levels — both of which carry serious health risks.
Some 3,841 infants under age one were prescribed a psychotropic drug in the five states the report looked at. Seventy-six of them were in foster care. Experts say there's no good reason for infants to take such drugs, the GAO notes.
The report "confirms some of my worst fears," Sen. Thomas R. Carper, D-Del., said in a Senate hearing on the issue Thursday, adding that states and the federal government have not done enough to monitor the problem.
The two-year investigation in Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan, Oregon and Texas found that foster children were prescribed psychotropic drugs at rates 2.7 to 4.5 times higher than other children in Medicaid in 2008. Psychotropic drugs include those used to treat ADHD, anxiety, depression and psychosis.
In total, the five states spent more than $375 million in Medicaid funds for psychotropic drugs for both foster and non-foster children.
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Also more likely to get caught up in Sandusky child rape rings. Dyncorp, a subsidiary of Halliburton actually has contracts with CPS (Child Protective Services) to take kids.
The military-industrial complex along with its eugenics counterpart the pharmaceutical industrial complex not only control the gov't, the cops and the money, they run the drugs, the mob and the human trafficking. Ultimately, all roads lead to the New World Order, so you cowards better wake up, before they take your kids.
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