Archive for March, 2007

Nurses Call to Arms underway in the U.S…

Friday, March 16th, 2007

The Nurses Call to Arms petition is out on cyberlines decrying the use of off-label psychiatric medications on children and young adults 18 and under. It outlines the violations of the Nurses Code of Ethics and the particular articles of the United Nations Human Rights precepts. A call for a full Federal investigation is warranted. Follow this link to the petition site and join in the crusade to change the way we, as Nurses, are currently condoning practices that violate our own ethics, our own sensibilities toward experimentation on human beings, and sometimes our own personal morals of what is right and what is wrong.
http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/NrseCall2Arms/

Canadian TV report that says it all…see the video…

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

Watch this video report, then DO something about it. Join other nurses in a Call to Arms to stop this practice of drugging kids instead of really looking for physical reasons. Let’s don’t lose any more 4 year old little girls from “kiddie cocktails” of psychotropics. Sign the Nurses Call to Arms peitition above and support stopping the mental health screening programs like TMAP and TeenScreen from getting more kids on these drugs through our education systems.
http://tinyurl.com/27bony

TMAP (the Texas TeenScreen) under fire…

Friday, March 9th, 2007

The Texas attorney general says TMAP was just one part of an elaborate marketing scheme to increase psychotropic drug sales.

by Jim Rosack

The Texas state attorney general joined a whistleblower lawsuit this past December accusing the pharmaceutical and consumer goods giant Johnson and Johnson Inc. of exaggerating the benefits and minimizing the known adverse effects associated with its second-generation antipsychotic Risperdal (risperidone), marketed by subsidiary Janssen L.P.
http://pn.psychiatryonline.org/cgi/content/full/42/3/30