Archives for September 2010

Hearing slated for counselor – Discipline likely after Fla. penalty

TELEGRAM & GAZETTE By Lee Hammel An administrative hearings officer has granted the state’s request for summary judgment to discipline a Worcester mental health counselor who lost his license to practice in Florida. In an Aug. 20 decision released yesterday, Cynthia Ittleman, administrative hearings counsel in the state Division of Professional Licensure, says that there […]

Child’s Journey Shows Dangers of Antipsychotic Drugs

New York Times By DUFF WILSON OPELOUSAS, La. — At 18 months, Kyle Warren started taking a daily antipsychotic drug on the orders of a pediatrician trying to quell the boy’s severe temper tantrums. Thus began a troubled toddler’s journey from one doctor to another, from one diagnosis to another, involving even more drugs. Autism, […]