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Guns, Pharm, and Schools | GreenMedInfo | Blog Entry

Posted by M. C. on March 17, 2018

This is the same psychiatric drug problem that has been so prominent in the national and your local media, right?

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/guns-pharm-and-schools

Guns, Pharm, and Schools

With every mass shooting, there’s a renewed call for stricter gun control laws. The only problem is: guns aren’t the only problem. Guns have always been a part of America’s culture. As long as the conversation centers exclusively around gun-control we’ll continue to neglect something even more important and just as deadly: the growing mental health crisis that has been decades in the making. Where it begins and why may surprise you.

Manufacturers and prescribers of psychiatric drugs are making a killing in America…literally. With each mass shooting that occurs, it’s becoming more and more apparent that the real problem we have in this country is one of mental health and poor lifestyle habits.

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As Babies are Prescribed Pharmaceuticals, Have We Reached Dystopia? | The Daily Bell

Posted by M. C. on August 31, 2017

There is a thing called the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual DSM that doctors use to put a label on little Johnny’s disorder.  It is revised every few years. The number of conditions it describes tripled last revision. There is a pill to go each one.

The American Psychiatric Association is like the progressive bureaucrat that passes more laws to help keep his job.

From John Rappaport that follows below-

psychiatrist will prescribe that child drugs like Ritalin, Adderall, Zoloft, Paxil, or Prozac, drugs that scramble neurotransmitter systems and can very certainly cause that child to go violent.

http://www.thedailybell.com/news-analysis/as-babies-are-prescribed-pharmaceuticals-have-we-reached-dystopia/

Would you let a five-year-old smoke a joint? I certainly hope not. Yet that would probably be less harmful than loading kids up on pharmaceuticals.

Currently, over a million American children UNDER SIX YEARS OLD are taking psychiatric drugs. Babies are literally being doped up by the pharmaceutical industry. Over 274,000 babies UNDER ONE-YEAR-OLD are given drugs, mostly for anxiety. Read the rest of this entry »

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