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Suicide Rates For Children Have Doubled

January 27th, 2011 · No Comments

Suicide rates have now DOUBLED for children of 5-14 years old in the past generation and has been the third leading cause of death for well over a generation.

Last year 15 million prescriptions were written for (SSRI) antidepressants for children and teenagers.

Do you think there is a correlation?

Recently the (FDA) acknowledged an increased suicide risk associated with children taking (SSRI) antidepressants.

More children and youth (ages 5-24 years) have committed suicide in the past ten years than the total number of American combat lives lost in the ten year Vietnam War (est. 55,000 v 47,355), yet little or no public attention has been given to this reality and what it represents.

The mental health of our children is worse off today than it was 50 years ago. But for years the National Institute of Health (NIH) has been following a biomedical model that seeks a drug to solve every problem. It’s clearly been a massive failure.

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