Contact Robert

I like hearing from people and debating and discussing things you read here. The lack of community discussion among child welfare advocates is one of the reasons I started a blog in the first place. The best way to contact me about any given post is to just leave a comment on it.

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3 replies on “Contact Robert”

Mr. Latham,
Enjoy your blog and even your love of individual liberty and freedom. I am not sure if you’re practicing dependency but I have a 15 year old dependency case that will be on your radar within the year. Wanted to run the issues by you. I am the foster mother/relative caregiver/adoptive mom of half-siblings stuck in DCF hell. The story is interesting…do you have an email I can reach you at?
Christina Wilson
Beaufort, SC

“Too Many, Too Much, Too Young” was the title of a project undertaken by Medicaid medical directors from 16 states, according to an NYT article, “Poor Children Likelier to Get Antipsychotics” (12/12/09). See:

According to the NYT, results of the project were to be published “next year,” i.e., 2010.

Do you know if the results were published?

The National Center for Youth Law is has a project on this issue, the PsychDrugs Action Campaign. If you are interested, you can access an article on it in the current issue of our newsletter, “Can Antipsychotic Medications for Foster Children Be Better Regulated?,” via

Edward Opton, J.D., Ph.D.
National Center for Youth Law
405 14th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
510-835-8098, ext. 3014

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