USA Today reported that the number of Americans taking antidepressants is soaring. This could possibly be in direct connection to the controversial TeenScreen survey given to children as young as 9 years old in public schools. TeenScreen has been responsible for policing the mental health of children over the past decade. It is significant that this mental-screening process usurps parental rights over the care of their own children.
There used to be a day in America when parents loved their children enough to chastise them, because they taught them to know the difference between right and wrong – which is love. They understood that “foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him” (Proverbs 22:15).
But today, the pharmaceutical companies and their minions in government are at work trying to convince you that spanking your child is abuse rather than love. And their resolve is to label your child mentally ill (ADHD, ADD, etc.) and put them on dangerous psychotropic drugs. Though not in the same class as antidepressants, these psychotropic drugs can lead to the use of antidepressants.
Read the antidepressant black-box warning for yourselves and read the side effects on the inserts of antidepressant boxes. Some of the side effects include:
- Manic reactions
- Suicidal ideation
- Loss of consciousness
- Feeling drunk
- Alcohol abuse
- Homicidal ideation
More and more public schools have brought in TeenScreen, a manipulative survey for children that sets them up for a prescription. For example, one of the questions asked is: “Has there been a time when you felt you couldn’t do anything well or that you weren’t as good-looking or smart as other people?” Another question is: “In the last year, has there been any situation when you had less energy than usual?” Who hasn’t felt that way in their life at some time or another?
Nearly 20 percent of students who take the survey are labeled mentally ill, which leads to a prescription for drugs. This process is being sold as suicide prevention; however, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force found “no evidence” that screening for suicide risk reduces suicide attempts. In the meantime, pharmaceutical companies are raking in hundreds of millions of dollars a day while our children are used as political and medical guinea pigs.
Another interesting fact: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has never been proven. Dr. Edward C. Hamlyn, a founding member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, in 1998 stated, “ADHD is fraud intended to justify starting children on a life of drug addiction.”
To take it a step further, the video below explores what is being overlooked – namely, the alarming studies linking antidepressants to school shootings: