A Foster Child Was Put On 23 Different Psychiatric Drugs — And It Wasn’t A Rare Case
The latest installment of “Drugging Our Kids,” the Bay Area News Group’s ongoing investigative series, tells Tasia Wright's story.
California Foster Child Wanted Love; Instead She Got Powerful Antipsychotic Drugs
Growing up in foster care in Southern California Tasia Wright remembers there were frequent visits with psychiatrists, and when she met with Dr. Eliot Moon, she remembers getting a sweet, a prescription for drugs to deal with her "bad behavior" and being sent on her way. Now 27, Tasia is sharing the story of her emotionally fragile childhood under the care of one of California's highest prescribers of antipsychotic medications to foster children - the latest installment of the Bay Area News Group's ongoing investigative series "Drugging Our Kids." (de Sa, 8/8)