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  • Diagnosis And Drug Our Children
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    Parents throughout the country are being pressured and compelled by schools to give psychiatric drugs to their children. Teachers, school psychologists, and administrators commonly make dire threats about their inability to teach children without medicating them. They sometimes suggest that only medication can stave off a bleak future of delinquency and occupational failure. They even call child protective services to investigate parents for child neglect and they sometimes testify against paren...
  • Biking Can Improve Your Life Exercise
    700 words
    Biking Can Improve Your Life Exercise is the most important part of a happy life. Americans are some of the fattest people in the world. We are also overly dependant on prescription drugs. These factors stretch from the very young to the elderly. Biking is a great way to introduce activity into sedentary lifestyles. With proper knowledge they will see that biking improves their life. "Over the last decade children, in the United States have been gaining weight. Obesity is rapidly becoming an epi...
  • 75 Non Exposed Children
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    It has been estimated by the National Institute on Drug Abuse that every year 40,000 babies are born to mothers who have used cocaine during their pregnancy. Unfortunately, the outcome is unfair for these children, because the mothers do not take into consideration that they are responsible for another person's life. These children have various levels of deficiencies in the learning process and in the way that they behave. The levels of deficiencies in children vary in accordance with the mother...
  • Drug The Children
    885 words
    Should Ritalin, which is a stimulant be used to help cope Attention Deficit Disorder. Attention Deficit Disorder or ADD is a neuro biological disorder. "Neurobiological" refers to the structure and functions of part of the brain. People with ADD may have imbalances or differences in the chemicals used by the brain to control activity, attention, motor skills and other aspects of behavior. Ritalin belongs to the class of drugs known as stimulants, which is considered a class II drug. It is essent...
  • Most Common Drug
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    Stimulants and Their Effects: In this day and age, drugs are being prescribed without hesitation. In fact, many of these drugs are being prescribed for children with various disorders. One of these disorders is called Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). An estimated five to ten percent of children are diagnosed with this syndrome (Hill 17). One of the methods to treat this disorder is to use stimulants, specifically Ritalin. This method is controversial because it has many side effe...
  • Part Of The Dare Program
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    Drugs have been affecting our society for many long years. Actions of preventing drugs being distributed to young teens have been a big issue to control. American authority wanted to control such horrible actions being witness in America. Drugs somehow got to our young teens in rural cities across America. A solution must be taken into action to stop the insanity. DARE a program that was developed by LAPD in conjunction with Los Angeles United School district is a program thought to enforce drug...
  • Utmost Importance To The Victim
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    outdoor first kit When someone is injured or suddenly becomes ill, there is usually a critical period before you can get medical treatment and it is this period that is of the utmost importance to the victim. What you do, or what you don't do, in that interval can mean the difference between life and death. You owe it to yourself, your family and your neighbors to know and to understand procedures that you can apply quickly and intelligently in an emergency. Every household should have some type...
  • Adhd In Children
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    ADHD: Parents Should Use Alternative Treatments for Illness A child named Alva comes to mind. Alva's teacher taught by rote, which was too mechanical for the boy's creative mind. His thoughts often wandered, while his body seemed in perpetual motion in his seat. The teacher found Alva, inattentive and unruly and often threatened punishment. Alva, fearful and out of place, ran away from school (Robbins 2). The preceding quote is an example of a student that lived many years ago that would most li...
  • Use Drugs
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    An issue of personal, local, and national concern that I would like to focus in this paper is drugs. There are many reasons why I find drugs to be an issue of great importance to me. First, drugs is a personal issue to me. For most of my life, I have been living in places where drugs have surrounded me. For the past ten years, I have been living in the Duncan Projects in Jersey City, where the temptation of selling, buying, or even using drugs seems to be growing every day. Every day I see older...
  • One Thing Kids
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    Kids of all ages are aware of and try drugs. Most kids feel they have to join the act to fit in, when a better solution would be to tell someone who can help. As children we are taught not to tell on one another or we are a tattletale or snitch. We need to stop the drug use before it stops our children. We need the kids to tell us where it is coming from and how we can help. Parents today know very well how unsafe our schools are. All you have to do is turn on the news and there seems to be a st...
  • One Day James And Jalisa
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    I 3) Johnny, a student at Martinsville University was the perfect student. He had always made good grades and never did wrong, he thought he had it made. Johnny's family had always taught him about drugs, but he never listened because he thought he would never do or be asked to do drugs. One day while at the University, Johnny was a party and was offered some cocaine and some beer. Johnny never had learned the lesson from his parents. Peer Pressure set in and Johnny was pressured. Johnny wanted ...
  • Drug Treatment In Young Children
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    Anti-Depressants And Children The Anti-Depressants And Children Essay, Research Paper The Use of Antidepressants on Children We must limit the number of young children who are administered antidepressants, as we do not have sufficient, if any, data regarding the effects of these drugs on the developing brain. Greater involvement from parents, teachers, ministers, and friends, as well as counseling and psychotherapy must all be used extensively before turning to the "quick fix' of antidepressants...

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