Psychiatric Treatment to Prevent Teen Suicide Found Useless

January 8, 2013 Study Questions Effectiveness of Therapy for Suicidal Teenagers By BENEDICT CAREY Most adolescents who plan or attempt suicide have already received at least some mental health treatment, raising questions about the effectiveness of current approaches to helping troubled youths, . . . Continue reading →

Childhood Under Siege: How Big Business Targets Children

"Consumer protection laws were enacted to regulate product safety and advertising aimed at children… the “best interests of the child” became a touchstone for legal reform. But the 20th century  [ ] witnessed a momentous shift, one that would ultimately threaten the welfare of children: the rise of the for-profit corporation."

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America’s Children Under Stress

America’s children are being victimized by public servants who abuse their authority: children’s physical and emotional health is under stress. The Rutherford Institute reports about a kindergartner who was suspended by Virginia school officials for crying in class.  Yesterday, we reported that . . . Continue reading →