Prescription drug abuse common among college students

The teenage years is one of the most exciting stages in the life of a person. This is the time when teenagers feel so free to do what they want. They would try everything they feel like trying and explore the world as much as they want. But as exciting as it may seem, this can also be the most dangerous as they can try to do things that are too dangerous.

One of the things that becomes a problem among teenagers, specifically college students is drugs. During these years of their lives, many of them dare to try or use drugs. Many of them get content with trying only. But there are those liked it and want more of it, thus leading to their abuse and addiction. And this is very evident as today, drug abuse is very common among college students on OU.

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Abuse of prescription stimulants among college students is extremely common, especially for those who struggle with addiction and mental illness.

The amount of college students who take ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder)/ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) medications such as Adderall, Ritalin and Vyvanse continues to increase each year, and the percentage of college students who report using these stimulant medications without a prescription ranges from 5 to 35 percent, according to the Center on Addiction.

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