What Are the Signs Your Teen Might Be Misusing ADHD Medications?

Your teen is waking up later than usual. Is this something you should chalk up to changing hormones and the tiring demands of schoolwork and social activities? Or could it be that your teen is misusing his or her attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medications? Both are possibilities, and it’s the latter that the National Institute on Drug Abuse says is cause for concern. (more…)

What Every Parent Needs to Know about Adderall Addiction

This article originally appeared on Drugabuse.com

Adderall is most commonly known for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but its use as a study aid has effectively turned this medication into one of the most widely used – and abused – recreational drugs among teenagers and young adults. (more…)