Start A Petition

The Worrying Reason the Number of Australian Children Taking Anti-Depressants Has TRIPLED in a Decade

Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, healthcare, illness, risks, study, society, warning, research, safety, medicine, ethics, antidepressants, Australia, worrying )

- 61 days ago -
100,000 Aussie children are now medicated despite it not being recommended However for children it's primarily prescribed for anxiety, rather than depression One in four Australians aged over 78 were prescribed antidepressants...


We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Colleen L (3)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 5:36 pm
Sad to read how many are taking these drugs.Especially the younger ones. Something must be done to help these patients.
Thanks Ricardo

Walter F (128)
Thursday April 25, 2019, 6:08 pm
Thanks Ricardo.I can neither prove nor disprove those statistics,however I presume they are authentic and are worrying. Although we were singled out I don't think this problem is confined to one country,you will find it to be a universal one.Drugs for stress and pain are freely prescribed and their used abused worldwide..
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Most Active Today in Health & Wellness

Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.