Overmedicated nation: children in danger

Published on May 3, 2014
RT

American children are increasingly being prescribed behavior-altering drugs. Medications for emotional and behavioral problems are prescribed to 7.5 percent of children aged 6 to 17, with those from poor families more likely to be on some type of medication. While evidence-based alternatives are available, drugs are often easier, offering a quick-fix. RT’s Lindsay France discusses what this means for America and its children with Dr. Galina Mindlin, author of “Your Playlist Can Change Your Life.”

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