As prescriptions for stimulant drugs like Adderall increase, so does the potential for abuse and non-medical use of the drug. Since 2007 there has been a 40 percent increase in Study Drugs like Adderall prescriptions to treat ADD and ADHD. However, Adderall is also frequently abused by high school and college students who use it… Continue reading Study Drugs: What are the Long Term Effects of it like Adderall?
Mood stabilizers are types of medication that can reduce symptoms of a mental illness like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and many other problems. Psychiatrists often use antidepressants during treatment to allow the patient to feel more stable as they work through issues during psychotherapy sessions. Mood stabilizers can be very safe and effective to use… Continue reading The Side Effects of Mood Stabilizers
The opioid crisis has affected our entire nation with staggeringly high rates of overdoses and alarming increases in instances of abuse. However, certain demographics are being hit especially hard by the opioid epidemic and are struggling to cope with rampant addiction and abuse. A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health discovered… Continue reading Millennials and Baby Boomers Hit Hard by the Opioid Epidemic
Addiction has become a growing problem throughout the nation and it is not only opioids that are causing a health crisis. A recent documentary sheds light on the rampant abuse of stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin especially on college campuses. Addiction to these kinds of medications can be a dangerous problem for young people trying… Continue reading Stimulant Crisis – Adderall and Ritalin