The Misidentified Child

The "identified patient" in a larger family dynamic is too often a child, medicated for his behavior symptoms.


Psychotropic Drug Rx

American Psychological Assoc. states more research needed
The short- and long-term effects psychotropic medications have on children's physical growth, brain development, behavior, mood and cognitive functioning are unknown.


Fewer Two-Parent Families

The Rise of New Families
Decades of demographic, economic and social change have transformed the structure and composition of the American family.


More Than Two Legal Parents

• Bill moving through the California Legislature
Legislation would allow judges to recognize more than two legal parents for a given child, opening the door for legal recognition of alternative family configurations.