Friday, February 26, 2016

3 Things Parents of High Schoolers Need to Know About ‘Study Drugs’

U.S. News Education, February 22,2016

"Just because amphetamines like Adderall are prescribed by a doctor doesn't necessarily make them safe to use, one expert says.

Using study drugs may cause high schoolers to avoid building other life skills that are crucial for success, one school psychologist says.

The second half of the school year can be a stressful time for high schoolers with the SAT, ACT, final exams and other important academic events on the agenda.

Some teens may resort to using so-called 'study drugs' – often prescription amphetamines like Adderall – to get it all done. Read more

For resources to speak with youth about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, click here

No comments:

Post a Comment