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US: Senate Finance Dems Vow to “Play Offense” on Psych Meds for Foster Youths

"When you have one of these kids who is the victim of intense trauma, you're not going to have the challenges just prescribed away," said Senate Finance Committee Chairmen Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), at a press conference outside the Capitol Building today.

"You need services where the youngster gets personal attention. The reality is we have programs that get that right, we just don't have enough of them."

Follow the link below to find out more about what Democrats had to say. 


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