Ritalin Debate

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/1134926/134926" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

Diane Orson of member station WNPR reports from New Haven on a Connecticut law that prohibits schools from suggesting that children with attention deficit disorder be put on Ritalin or other mood altering drugs. Legislators were concerned that psychotropic drugs are being prescribed for too many school children.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.