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Adderall Turning A and B Students into Druggies

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Drug Rehab, Ritalin, Young People

Adderall and Ritalin used to be prescribed for the set of symptoms known as ADHD and other so-called learning disorders. Now they’re also used to study. But the students who are taking them – many of whom are the A & B students who want to get good grades – are having to take time out to get addiction help instead of being able to pursue their goals.

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The Success of Drug Rehab Begins with a Decision

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Ritalin, Successes

All things begin with a decision – including whether to take drugs, drink alcohol, or not, and whether to quit them or stay off them. But the decisions that lead to taking drugs or drinking, or stopping either, might have little to do with the actual drugs. And to be successful in drug rehab, the underlying decisions have to be found and addressed.

What could those decisions be? The person could have made the decisions that led to taking drugs or drinking long before drugs or alcohol came into the picture. more…

Giving Kids Prescription Drugs Sets Them Up for Addiction

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs, Ritalin, Young People

Don’t Get Your Kid Addicted to Drugs

Obviously, there are times when kids need drugs. But to give a kid drugs when they are inattentive at school or overactive doesn’t handle a thing. It just teaches them that they need drugs to cope with life. And it really doesn’t help or even find the root cause of their actual condition. more…

Drug News: June 13, 2013

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HEROIN – USA Heroin overdose deaths surpass cocaine fatalities in Milwaukee – Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Lisa first noticed her sister was becoming distant last summer. The track marks on her arm were an ominous warning. In August, Olivia overdosed on heroin. That time, and after a second overdose in October, Olivia recovered. Last month, she more…

Drug News: May 30, 2013

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DRUG DETOX – USA Philip Seymour Hoffman Detox: Actor Entered Treatment For Drug Abuse – Huffington Post Hoffman checked into a detox facility on the East Coast for 10 days after a prescription drug problem that started over a year ago escalated to him snorting heroin. He reportedly only used heroin for about a week more…

Drug News: May 8, 2013

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PRESCRIPTION DRUGS – USA Abuse-resistant OxyContin will be only version available: FDA – Los Angeles Three years after it approved a version of the opioid analgesic OxyContin designed to discourage the painkiller’s abuse, the Food and Drug Administration has effectively barred the original form of the drug from ever reaching the legal U.S. market. The more…

Drug News: April 24, 2013

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DRUG REHAB – AUSTRALIA Demand Rises For Holistic Alcohol & Drug Rehab, Australian Addiction And Trauma Treatment Centre Enquiries Increase 50% – San Francisco Gate Over the past year, the demand for natural mental health services and alcohol & drug rehabilitation at The Australian Addiction and Trauma Treatment Centre has risen. The holistic centre has more…

More Young People Getting Addiction Help for ADD and ADHD Drugs

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Ritalin, THC

Finally! Ritalin, Adderall and other drugs for ‘ADD’ and ‘ADHD’ are being recognized as the dangerous and addictive drugs that they are. According to a recent news story, a lot of young people going to facilities for addiction help are taking these drugs. How do they get them? Some get them from their doctors; others more…

Drug News: July 21, 2012

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DRUG REHAB – USA Drug rehab center in Thailand shows out British rocker Pete Doherty, says he wouldn’t commit – Washington Post Troubled British rocker Pete Doherty was asked to cut short his one-month stay at a high-end drug rehabilitation center in Thailand because he would not forswear his desire for drugs, an official at more…

Drug News: June 19, 2012

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DRUG REHAB – USA Terminator 3 actor Nick Stahl ‘missing for four days after checking himself out of rehab – Daily Mail He went missing back in May before entering a rehabilitation facility to address drug and alcohol addiction. And it seems that Terminator 3 star Nick Stahl has once again vanished after checking himself more…

Study Drugs Running Rampant in High Performance High Schools

Posted under Adderall, Connecticut, Drug Rehab, Morphine, Ritalin

There was an excellent investigative report on study drugs in a recent issue of the New York Times/Herald Tribune. Reading this report, you can really see that these drugs – Adderall, Ritalin, Vyvanse or Focalin, the drugs prescribed for ADD/ADHD but used by students to improve focus and clarity – are becoming epidemic in high more…

Student Gets Addiction Help for Adderall; No One Ever Figured out What Caused her Symptoms

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Some people, including parents, students and doctors, don’t think of Adderall, or other drugs for the symptoms associated with ADD or ADHD, as addictive. But that is far from the case. Students often wind up needing addiction help to get off them. Here’s the story of one young lady: At 16 years old, she was more…

Teachers Need Addiction Help Too – Don’t Let Your Kids Depend on Them

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Alcohol, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, GHB, Heroin, Ritalin, Young People

You would think that schools would be a relatively safe place when it comes to drugs and alcohol. At the very least, you would expect that if you can educate and protect your kids from other kids who drink and take drugs, and sell them, you wouldn’t have much to worry about. And if you more…

Drug News: November 13, 2011

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METHAMPHETAMINE – USA Methamphetamine tied to schizophrenia: What explains link? – CBS News Can crystal meth cause madness? Maybe so. Heavy use of methamphetamine is associated with an increased risk for schizophrenia, Canadian researchers say. HEROIN – USA Heroin takes heavy toll on users – Seattle Today Ann Seebeck of Kirkwood visits a tree planted more…

Alcohol Abuse in Party Schools – Going to College Can Be Dangerous

Posted under Adderall, Alcohol, Georgia, Iowa, Mississippi, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Ritalin, Texas, Treatment, West Virginia

Parents are excited when their kids go off to college, but they are also a little worried. How will their young man or woman cope with being away from home? Will they do well? Will they behave themselves? Will they get involved in things that might cause them trouble? Now, more than ever, that is more…

Drug News: August 7, 2011

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PRESCRIPTION DRUG ADDICTION – USA Officials warn of prescription drugs in schools – WVLT Maryville City school officials worry more kids are abusing prescription pills like Oxycontin, Percocet and Adderall. DRUG ADDICTION – USA No shame, only hope, in fighting your child’s drug addiction – Minneapolis Star Tribune Really, really good kids become addicted to more…

Hooked on Prescription Drugs? Get Addiction Help.

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Drug Addiction, Drug Rehab, Painkillers, Prescription Drugs, Ritalin, Tranquilizers, Xanax

I recently read an article about the prescription drug addiction problem in a certain state. There was a big task force formed by the police, various addiction help facilities and a number of other groups. One of the government officials in the town was quoted as saying that he didn’t think there was a prescription more…

Drug News: December 20, 2010

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HEROIN – GLOBAL WikiLeaks cables: ‘Taliban treats heroin stocks like savings accounts’ – The Guardian The United Nations’ drugs czar told Nato that Afghan insurgents were withholding thousands of tonnes of heroin and treating their drugs like “savings … METH LAB – USA Hawkins deputies wrangle monkeys at meth lab raid – Kingsport Times News more…

Study Drugs: Does This Sound Like Your Daughter?

Posted under Adderall, Addiction Help, Massachusetts, Stimulants

If you’re thinking that all the college kids taking Adderall and other stimulants as study drugs are sincerely trying to get more out of their education, check out the recent statement made by a University of Massachusetts sophomore: “I love Adderall,” she said. “I love it. I can write papers in, like, an hour and more…

Drug News: December 6, 2010

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HEROIN – USA Heroin ‘junkie’ thanks cops after arrest – A heroin addict who told police he shoots up three times a day was thankful after his arrest early Sunday morning, Madison police reported. … HEROIN – USA Now a Lawyer, Once a Heroin Addict – CBS News Jeff Glor reports on the story more…

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