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Stop psychiatrists from drugging healthy children

Published 12/06/2015

The dangers associated with psychiatric drugs were tragically highlighted again when a nine-year-old boy diagnosed with so-called attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) hanged himself.

It was reported the boy was taking drugs prescribed for ADHD, which had recently been increased.

It has become well-known that some ADHD drugs are linked to the risk of suicidal thoughts, leading to the inclusion of warnings on packaging. In spite of the warnings the drugs are still being prescribed to children.

Unfortunately, drugging boisterous, argumentative and disruptive children labelled with so-called "disorders" has been part of the pharmaceutical business plan for years now.

There are many reasons why a child may be fidgety or inattentive. Parents should take their child to see a competent medical doctor to get a complete physical examination to find any undiagnosed conditions. We must not allow the next generation to grow up in a psychiatric chemical haze.

Stop psychiatrists from drugging normal children. It might even save a life.

BRIAN DANIELS

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