Signs of Adderall Abuse

Adderall is a combination medication used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), narcolepsy or major depression. It is classified as a central nervous system stimulant.  When used as prescribed, this medication can help you to stay focused, feel alert and pay attention. It’s also a drug that is commonly abused. Because its stimulating qualities can…

Celebrities Open Up About Having Anxiety and Other Mental Health Issues

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and many celebrities and prominent public figures are using the month as an opportunity to speak out about the mental health issues that affect them. Mental health disorders like anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), dyslexia, autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and others will be highlighted and humanized…

When Women Become Addicted to Cocaine

By Cynthia Sass  Per the 2014 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, more than 1.5 million people use cocaine. More than 600,000 of those people are women. Although more men are using and addicted to cocaine than women, the number of women is rapidly increasing. Additionally, studies have shown that women get addicted faster,…