Wednesday, May 8, 2013

A Hard Look at Stimulant Abuse

When looking at prescription drug abuse, we often focus on the 800-lb gorilla of prescription painkillers. But this beautiful, terrifying and moving article in Gawker, All My Friends Are Dead, gives us a first hand picture of what stimulant addiction can do to yourself and to those around you, and of how common it is for kids (especially boys) to become addicted to Adderall, Ritalin, and Dexedrine at an early age, even under the supervision of a medical professional.

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