How Common Medications Hurt Sports Kids


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Ultimate Sports Parent Radio interviews Dr. Christopher Stankovich, Ph.D., a professional athletic counselor, about how more and more kids are prescribed medications for mental health issues and how the medications affects kids' mental game. Stankovich, who believes the medications are over-prescribed, says that, among other things, the meds hurt undermine kids' creativity and spontaneity--essential traits in youth sports and life.

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