meth and mental health

Meth and Mental Health Disorders

Meth, short for methamphetamine, is a central nervous system stimulant with a high risk of addiction. In addition to the extremely severe side effects and health concerns associated with meth abuse, it is not uncommon to uncover the existence of a co-occurring mental health issue. When there is an underlying mental health diagnosis, a person’s…

adderall abuse

Adderall Abuse and College Students

Adderall is a brand name for an amphetamine that doctors prescribe for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Annually, about 2.5 million Americans are prescribed Adderall or other stimulant drugs approved for ADHD, which are effective and safe when used as prescribed. Because Adderall is a powerful stimulant, many college students and other young people who…