Section 6 - Psychotropic Medications
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Discuss Psychotropic Medications With the Child or Youth


It is important to talk with the child or youth about taking psychotropic medications. You should:

  • Talk to the child in a way that the child can understand.
  • Make sure the child understands why he or she is taking these medications.
  • Tell the child what he or she can expect from any tests or treatment.