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Breaking news about the over-drugging of foster care children! This is the first of a five part series, published in California’s Bay Area, on the impact of psychotropic drugs and their prevalence with foster care children.

The Lakota People’s Law Project has known about this problem for quite sometime. It is the equivalent of putting a band-aid on a broken leg and, more often than not, psychiatric medication does more harm than good for these children who are already in a fragile state. Please click through to the following link to see the story in its entirety: http://webspecial.mercurynews.com/druggedkids/

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