The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued it’s strongest warning when stating that antidepressants increase the risk of suicide in children, teenagers, and adults.
In light of this warning, do you think that antidepressants should be prescribed in children and teenagers? Why or why not?
Do all antidepressants carry the same degree of risk for suicide?
What can be done to help prevent clients from harming themselves while taking these medications?
If you are the school health care provider and you administer antidepressants to certain students. What interventions would you implement regarding these students?
Support your answers.Each answer should be at least 1 paragraph (min 100 words). Please attach or link a reference article or website.