All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Ritalin’

ADHD Myths Still Taint Public Opinion and Marginalize Sufferers

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, gets a lot of undeserved flack. Stories abound about college students getting a quick ADHD diagnosis from a pill mill doctor, then hoarding Ritalin to sell or to snort for all-nighter study sessions. Until medical marijuana came along in California and took the top spot as a joke medical regimen, professing to have ADHD …

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What Prescription Drugs Are Doing to Your Brain [Infographic]

I had a friend in college tell me once that she was glad she never got into doing drugs. She then took a long pull on her third Mountain Dew of the night and put a cigarette back up to her lips. I raised my eyebrows in quiet irony. Ours is a largely medicated society — be it legally, or …

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