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posted: Friday August 15th - 10:25am

New Concerns About Stimulant Abuse

Doctors are the first line of defense in preventing abuse.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a report in July on preventing substance abuse in children with ADHD. Children with the disorder are at greater risk for misusing alcohol, tobacco, and other illicit substances. While ADHD medications help reduce the risk of substance misuse, the drug treatments themselves are open to abuse. “Many school-aged children — up to 23 percent — are approached to sell, buy,...
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