Prayer: A Powerful Tool in “Whole Child” Behavior Therapy

Silas at 19

Few issues create greater concern or debate among the medical and mental health communities, parents and legislators than the increased use of psychotropic drugs to treat behavioral “disorders” in children and teens.  The trends, concerns, and issues are difficult for any parent or concerned community member to wrap his/her arms around.

One article on these issues (http://www.slhi.org/pdfs/issue_briefs/ib-2006-August.pdf ) published in Arizona Health Futures a few years ago, provides a thoughtful and thorough overview and recommendations for improvements in diagnosis and dealing with these issues. The recommendations include, among others, this one:Continue Reading