See this excerpt from tonight’s 20/20 report on drugs and kids in foster care
“In Texas, foster children were 53 times more likely to be prescribed five or more psychiatric medications at the same time than non-foster children. In Massachusetts, they were 19 times more likely. In Michigan, the number was 15 times. It was 13 times in Oregon. And in Florida, foster children were nearly four times as likely to be given five or more psychotropic medications at the same time compared to non-foster children.”
Read more at http://abcnews.go.com/m/story?id=15058380&sid=81