20 Aug 2012
New Resource for Foster Youth Announced
Guide on Psychotropic Medications
The Children’s Bureau has announced a new guide on psychotropic medications for youth in foster care. The publication is designed to be read directly by youth or serve as a discussion tool for child welfare workers, health care providers, mentors and others working with youth in foster care. It provides valuable information and worksheets to assist youth in recognizing when they need help, weigh options for medication use, ask questions about their diagnosis and treatment, and take medication safely.