California legislators are proposing several new bills to cut down on the use of psychotropic medications for foster youth. A yearlong investigation by the San Jose Mercury News found that nearly a quarter of all adolescents in California's foster care system are prescribed psychotropic medications that are untested, and often not approved for children.
Proposed Laws Would Curb Over-Prescribing of Psychotropic Drugs to Foster Kids
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Karen De Sa, investigative reporter with the San Jose Mercury News