Kids More Reliant on Anxiety Meds

The use of Anxiety meds is up in both young people and the broader population, according to new research.

But are the medications actually over prescribed? Or are we continuing to advance sufficient medical care.



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Produced By: Jayde Hand

Featured In Story: Dr Andrew Leech – General Practioner with a special interest in paediatric mental health – Director of The Garden Family Medical Clinic, Julie Klau – PHD candidate at the Critical and Ethical Mental Health research group – University of Adelaide – Robinson Research Institution., and Stephanie Long – Gold Coast mother of 2 – Varsity Lakes.

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 9 August 2023