Drug Abuse

The Misuse of Adderall Continues to Skyrocket

Adderall is a highly misused prescription medication, particularly among college students. This addictive stimulant exhibits effects similar to that of cocaine and can have just as extreme withdrawal symptoms, as well. With finals coming up, the number of students taking Adderall is at an all-time high, and so are the addiction rates.

Why Non-Prescription Stimulant Use DOESN’T Work

What is non-prescription stimulant use?

The number of high school and college students using non-prescription stimulants (NPS) has increased significantly in recent years. Stimulants such as Adderall and Ritalin are often prescribed to individuals with conditions like ADHD, and have proven to be effective; however, the results can be different for individuals who take them without a prescription.