Teen Fight In Safe House Caught On Tape: MyFoxPHILLY.com The video, aired by a Philadelphia news station two weeks ago, shows teenage residents at The Children’s Home in Mount Holly, PA engaged in a vicious brawl at a housing unit as counselors watch without intervening. One of the counselors appears to be standing lookout at [...]

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Education secretary seeks to stem ‘erosion of adult authority’ by recruiting former male soldiers to the classroom and giving power back to the teachers. So teachers can once again be safe in and control a classroom so that students respect the classroom and a learning environment can be maintained. Anyone who is familiar with England’s [...]

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TTAPR on December 15th, 2009

Prescriptions for psychiatric drugs increased 50 percent with children in the US, and 73 percent among adults, from 1996 to 2006, according to a study in the May/June 2009 issue of the journal Health Affairs. Another study in the same issue of Health Affairs found spending for mental health care grew more than 30 percent [...]

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TTAPR on August 7th, 2009

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death Friday in a hallway at his high school.  The student charged with the murder has a form of autism, has a history of fairly serious psychological diagnoses and has been taking medications for many years.  The two boys got into a fight in a bathroom, and it spilled [...]

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Injuries in Md. Juvenile Justice Facilities Spike in 2008   In response to a restraint programming change in late 2007 newspapers are reporting that — Injuries in Maryland Juvenile Justice Facilities Spike in 2008. http://somd.com/news/headlines/2008/9036.shtml It does not take a rocket scientist to figure out that based on an 88% increase in the number of injuries [...]

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The Advocates Ulterior Motive: US Senate Probe Discovers: Most NAMI Money (56%) is From Psychiatric Drug Industry  US Senate Probe (2009) Discovers: Most NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness ) Money is From Psychiatric Drug Industry   In recent years there has been a strong push to eliminate or reduce the use of physical restraint.  [...]

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