Those dependent on prescription drugs, as well as concerned loved ones, should choose to seek out information to better understand the reality of such addictions. The Arizona Prescription Drug Addiction Helpline offers a blog to help educate the public about many associated concerns about prescription drug dependence. Here, readers can learn valuable information, such as how to assist in cases of an emergency overdose and warning signs to look for that could point to a problem with medications.
Considered to be a poor man’s cocaine, Ritalin, brand name of methylphenidate, is an amphetamine-like prescription stimulant used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Ritalin, which was for the first time synthesized in 1944, is a cheap drug that can be easily accessed. Unfortunately, it is also one of the […]Continue Reading
A growing number of young adults, high school students and college students diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have reported taking their medication recreationally to enhance cognition as well as their performances in school. Abuse of ADHD medication such as Adderall or Ritalin may be recognized by changes in behavior, isolation or secrecy and long […]Continue Reading