Psychotropic Medication Use among Children in Foster Care: A National and State-Level Perspective

This Research at a Glance brief summarizes the findings and recommendations of a PolicyLab research project that reveals that the proportion of children in foster care who are prescribed psychotropic medication continues to be much higher than all Medicaid-enrolled children.

Authors

Rubin D, Matone M, Huang Y-S, dosReis S, Feudtner C, Localio R