Ritalin and Adderall (Dangerous Drugs) (Library Binding)
Ritalin and Adderall are drugs that have been prescribed routinely, especially for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However, they have been used for other purposes, leading to abuse. Teen readers will learn the benefits, drawbacks, and costs of these dangerous substances. There are sidebars on how Adderall has entrapped pro-athletes, on safer ways to help a child focus, and on what to look for when someone is abusing these drugs.