Resources


Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

The Evidence Is In: Why We Need to Develop Alternatives to Psychiatric Medications for Children

The medicating of children in our society with psychiatric drugs began with the prescribing of stimulants to children diagnosed with attention deficit disorder in the...

Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

The Jury Has Deliberated and the Verdict Is In: No First Use of Psychotropics for Children and Adolescents

This presentation summarized the first day of the conference, discussed implications, and facilitated questions from the participants to the speakers. An examination of clinical trial...

Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

The Rx Generation Brochure: Alternatives to the Use of Psychiatric Medications with Children

Psychotropic drug prescriptions for children and adolescents have skyrocketed in recent years in spite of the fact that there is an absence of valid research...

The Trevor Project

Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386 A crisis intervention and suicide prevention phone service available 24/7. The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and...

Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

Translating the Research on Psychotropic Medications with Children to Clinical Practice

In this follow-up session to Thursday’s plenary, Dr. Balt provided examples from the literature to explore research protocols and the problems inherent in expanding these...

Treatment of Adolescents with Co-Occurring Disorders: The Application of Best Practice Models

From the Adolescent Co-Occurring Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders Training Initiative, 2000—2001.

Conference Materials

2013 • Rx Generation

Young, Poor, and Drugged: How Antipsychotics Are Hurting America’s Disadvantaged Youth

New research shows that antipsychotic use by low-income and very low-income children in the United States skyrocketed in just under a decade. This has occurred...

Conference Materials

2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Youth Suicide Prevention: Looking Upstream

Knowing risk and protective factors for youth suicidal behavior and understanding how they function is critical to preventing suicide. While clinicians use these factors to...

Conference Materials

2012 • Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention

Youth Suicide Risk and Protective Factors: Implications for Prevention

Knowing risk and protective factors for youth suicidal behavior and understanding how they function is critical to preventing suicide. While clinicians use these factors to...