Dr Chris van Tulleken looks into an increase in antidepressant prescriptions for children.
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There is a need for prescribing non drug treatments such as creative activities or therapy as part of a complete treatment approach. Drugs alone do not treat the cause and can give other side effects as stated on the packet.
Taking part in outdoor activity therapy, creative activities or filmmaking and drama workshops like ours has no negative side effects and it can reduce the need for drugs.