CCHR Int Newsletter — December 2015


toddlers-psych-drugsEven The New York Times is now reporting on the alarming number of toddlers being prescribed powerful, mind-altering psychiatric drugs. The source of the statistics cited by The New York Times is called IMS Health, known by both media and Congress as the most accurate source of pharmaceutical prescription data available in the U.S. What you may not know is that CCHR was the first organization to purchase and publish the alarming statistics on child drugging from IMS Health, leading to such well-known news outlets as The Wall Street Journal and Psychology Today to use and quote CCHR’s data. Now, The New York Times joins the list of mainstream media citing the alarming number of infants and toddlers being prescribed dangerous psychiatric drugs.

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How ADHD Became a Multi-Billion Dollar Industry

What CCHR has been saying for decades is starting to catch on. Just one example of this is the well-known news outlet,, which receives millions of visitors a month, released a video calling into question how exactly ADHD became a multi-billion dollar industry….

Transcript from the video: “How much is 13 billion dollars worth? It’s enough to put you in the top 100 richest people in the world, or out rank 70 country’s GDPs. It’s also the annual revenue pharmaceutical companies generate on ADHD medication in the United States. ADHD diagnosis have been on the rise in the last decade, putting it second only to asthma as the most common childhood diagnosis. For many of the 11 percent of kids in America with an ADHD diagnosis, the answer has been to throw pills at the problem.”

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Man’s Best Friend May Succeed Where Psychiatric Drugs Have Failed

mans-best-friend-psych-drugs-failedVeteran’s News Now published an article written by investigate journalist & writer for CCHR, Kelly Patricia O’Meara. The article reveals the fact that there is a much safer way to help our nation’s veterans recover from the horrors of war than giving them mind-altering drugs.

The article states, “Man’s best friend may succeed where psychiatric drugs have failed…. At least that is what Marine Cpl. Cole Lyle believes, seeking alternative treatment for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with legislative action for his Puppies Assisting Wounded Service members (PAWS) Act…. With one in six American service members taking at least one psychiatric drug, including antidepressants, sedatives, antipsychotics and anti-anxiety medications, veterans taking their lives at a rate of 22 per day, and nearly 140,000 service men and women diagnosed with PTSD, compassionate, alternative treatments to the massive drugging of the American soldier and veterans cannot come soon enough.”

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New Event – New Venue – New Era

On Saturday, February 20th, 2016 CCHR will be holding its Human Rights & Awards Banquet. This night signifies a new era for CCHR… you will be proud of what you have helped us accomplish.

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