Toxic Medicine: What You Should Know to Fight the Misuse of Psychoactive Drugs

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This guide is part of CANHR’s Campaign to Stop Chemical Restraints in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Ending the misuse of psychoactive drugs is one of CANHR’s top priorities because over drugging is a leading cause of misery, neglect and death for residents who suffer from dementia. It is possible to stop a loved one from being drugged by a nursing home. This Guide gives you important facts about psychoactive drugs and advice on how to stop their inappropriate use.

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Provided by
California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

Last Updated:
March 17, 2023