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Originally posted by Leespitfire
Because the gov't and big pharmaceutical companies are in bed together.
Thus mandatory screenings = more kids diagnosed with a disorder=more drugs prescribed=$$$
Originally posted by Dr Love
Weird story!! I haven't a clue. Maybe the government is doing some kind of study on the rise in juvenile depression. A lot of parents don't even recognize the signs of depression. Just throwing that out there.
Originally posted by Otto_States
This is the conclusion I've come to as well. I've read several articles about suicidal kids who were popular and had everything a kid would want. It is difficult to find out if a kid is depressed or not, unless they frown a lot or show signs of being sad.