After 7-year-old's suicide, officials order look at drug use of other Florida foster children
April 29, 2009
MARGATE - In the aftermath of 7-year-old Gabriel Myers' suicide, state child welfare officials will review the case files of every foster child in Florida to see how many are on mind-altering drugs.
Sheldon has asked his agency to examine how many of the more than 20,000 foster children in Florida are taking psychotropic drugs. A DCF study in 2005 concluded that one in every four foster children was on a mood-altering drug.
Monday, May 11, 2009
Officials order look at drug use of Florida foster children
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