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Justin Bieber And Adderall: Hollywood’s Unspoken Addiction Problem

ByEitan Levine
While Adderall use on college campuses across the US is widely known, the Schedule II-prescription-drug-turned-party-culture-staple has its grip on another major cultural subset you probably never realized: Hollywood. It's no surprise Adderall has…

My Girlfriend's Recreational Use Of Adderall Almost Ended Our Relationship

ByZara Barrie
Adderall has been used recreationally around me since high school. Junior year, my friends crushed up their pills and left lines in the bathroom stalls behind the toilet seat. They would leave class, go to the bathroom, snort a line of Adderall and…

Adderall: Why The Study Drug Is Both Overprescribed And Underestimated

ByKelley Lord
It's the focus during dead week when you're overwhelmed by exams. It's the pick-me-up at a pregame so you can last all night long. It's the daily dose to get you back to feeling "normal." It's the addiction that will consume you whole. People take…

8 Ways Sex On Adderall Was Totally Different For Me

ByKara Kamenec
I've taken Adderall every day for the last four years, and before that, time-released Ritalin for 12 years. Have I had sex without a stimulant in me? Yes, of course. But those times are usually reserved to morning "breakfast of champion"…

What Happens To Your Body When You Cut Out Adderall After Taking It For Years

ByRosey Baker
I was first prescribed Adderall in seventh grade, and I took it for 12 years until I decided to stop. What this means is, I spent all my formative years on Adderall, which is a prescription drug said to stunt growth in the children who are on…

ADD For ALL: Why 3 In 4 Millennials Took A Drug And Ignored Its Consequences

ByEmily Ingram
At my college, Adderall was everywhere. You just had to know where to look. I first encountered it the weekend before finals during my fall semester freshman year. Like the anxious freshman I was, I had spent a week in the library speed-reading an…

I Was The Statistic: How I Went From Adderall Addicted To Completely Over It

ByDaniel Myrick
Prescription drug abuse has been consistently rising in the United States for the last several years -- and Adderall is no exception. It's prescribed to patients who suffer from ADHD, increasing their ability to focus and pay attention in situations…

Why Adderall Is The Ultimate Gateway Drug To Other Destructive Behaviors

ByRosey Baker
Adderall is speed. It is legal speed. It's expensive and highly, highly addictive, which is why there are entire websites devoted to people who are trying to get off it and entire websites devoted to people trying to get more of it. You can take it…

3 Ways Adderall Can Actually Limit Your Productivity, As Told By A Professor

ByGarrett Potts
You may think using Adderall will help you focus in class or knock out a paper with lightning speed, but did you know that there is a very dark side to Adderall? There's also a dark side to Adderall's rapid and time-released cousins, like: Vyvanse,…

The Danger Of Adderall That College Students Are Ignoring

ByAlexandra Strickler
We live in a really fast-paced world. And, while some of us can keep up with it, others just can't. Our bodies aren't necessarily hard-wired for the society in which we find ourselves today. We're constantly Snapchatting things as mundane as sunset…

91 Percent Of My Generation Doesn’t Think Taking Adderall Is Cheating, But I Do

ByAlexia LaFata
In college, there's so much pressure on students to succeed at having a perfectly balanced life. You not only have to get good grades, but you also have to be involved in extracurricular activities, volunteer in service groups, network like crazy,…

The Adderall Generation: 6 Annoying Side Effects Of The 'Focus Drug'

ByJeff Tinkoff
Long hours of studying, projects and other grueling work on top of extracurriculars can quickly take a toll on you. It becomes harder and harder for you to stay focused on the task at hand. Many college students see Adderall as a miracle drug that…

How Taking Adderall Recreationally Affects Those Who Really Need It

ByRebecca Clark
I don't think it's a very new or controversial thing for me to say that taking Adderall when you have not received a prescription poses many dangers to your health and safety. I don't think it's surprising to learn that Adderall abuse can take a…

This Is What It Feels Like To Take Adderall When You Don’t Have ADHD

ByRebecca Jones
In college, a lot of my classmates and friends took Adderall like it was a daily vitamin. And many of them took it even though they weren't diagnosed with ADHD. They'd joke about how angry they felt when they were coming down from an Adderall high,…

Video Perfectly Explains What Adderall Actually Does To Your Brain

ByGillian Fuller
Adderall: You've probably taken it, but do you know how it works? The folks over at Reactions do, and they created a neat new video detailing the drug's history and how it works in the brain. Adderall, they explain, is made of the stimulant…

I'm Prescribed Adderall And I Don't Believe It's A Harmful Drug

ByKaitlyn Beck
I don't feel embarrassed when I sneeze and then tell people I forgot to take my allergy medicine. I don't feel like ashamed of telling a new doctor I take medicine for acid reflux. So why do I feel discouraged when telling people I'm prescribed…

Not-So 'Limitless': 4 Ways Adderall Is Not The Magic Elixir You Think

ByT
It’s final exam season. Mix three weeks of exams that determine your university fate with the distractions of Netflix new releases, patio weather and just general procrastination and you’re left with hundreds of thousands of students who are walking…

How My Very Public Meltdown On Adderall Changed The Way I View Study Drugs

ByTyler Seecof
In the 48 hours I stayed awake after taking Adderall, I wrote several end-of-semester essays, color-corrected a video final, had a mental breakdown in a computer lab full of people and stood on the ledge of a rooftop for hours, frantically…

I've Done My Fair Share Of Drugs, And The Only One That Scares Me Is Adderall

ByDaniel Tobin
Let's talk about drugs. Let's talk about them fairly and honestly, like the mature and respectful adults we are. They're pretty f*cking fun, right? If you disagree with me, let's take one look at your Coachella pictures from last year. Oh, you…

Why I'll Never Take Adderall, Ritalin Or Any Other Study Drug

ByQali Id
Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not reflect the official position of Elite Daily. Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta, etc. are all substances used to treat ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity…

Guy Takes Too Much Adderall And Loses Ability To Filter Himself On Tinder

ByAlec MacDonald
One young man posted a Tinder conversation he had with a woman he matched with onto Reddit with the title, "Ever take a shitload of adderall and find yourself unable to shut the fuck up on Tinder? Stay tune -- We'll be right back." This title is…

I Would Rather Live With My ADHD Than Take Adderall

ByZara Barrie
When I was a kid, my teachers thought I might be deaf. I'll never forget the day I got pulled out of my kindergarten class to get a hearing test. I started crying hysterically, flailing my five-year-old arms in the air, causing a huge scene. In my…

I Used Adderall To Lose 20 Pounds, And It Ruined My Life

ByMary B
When I was about to graduate from college, I started to develop an eating disorder by the jolly old name of anorexia nervosa. It began when my college boyfriend and I had broken up, and I was six months away from entering into the adult world…

What Adderall And Study Drugs Do To Your Natural Sleep Patterns

ByShannon Ullman
Sometimes referred to as “cognitive enhancers” or “academic steroids," study drugs have become increasingly popular for enhancing overall cognitive performance. When ingested, study drugs help individuals concentrate, as well as become more alert…

Adderall, Wine, Diet: A Cardiologist Explains How Your Habits Affect Your Heart

ByEmily Arata
Your heart can break, beat and be worn on your sleeve. It’s sometimes fragile, often overwhelmed and a vital part of your everyday life. As much as we habitually talk about our hearts, we usually skip the most important part: their…

Life Without Adderall: Why I Decided To Stop Taking Medication For My ADD

ByMalaika Newman
Going off ADD medication was one of the most difficult decisions I've ever made. For years, my meds were the crutch that got me A's in school and helped me organize my life. They helped me pay attention during day-to-day conversations. They helped…

This Drug Is The New Adderall And Students Aren't The Only Ones Using It

ByTalia Koren
Students have relied on drugs to help them focus and get schoolwork done quickly for years, but now there's a new drug to help boost focus and performance, and it's not only used by students. The new drug, modafinil, has gained popularity with both…

Fans Are Worried About Betty After That Final Moment In The 'Riverdale' Season 3 Premiere

ByDylan Kickham
Riverdale is finally back, and it wasted no time in making fans super worried about the fate of its main characters. It is hard to imagine the teen drama getting darker and bloodier than last season — I mean, where do you go from gang wars and a…

Food Pyramids For Different Stages Of Life Are Hilariously Accurate (Photos)

ByRobert Anthony
Believe it or not, we're all going to get old and wrinkly. As depressing as it may sound, it's true. But it's not the end of the world. There are a few perks about getting older. You can finally rent a car when you turn 25. And you're old enough to…

The ADHD Crisis: The Ugly Truth Behind Pharmaceutical Companies Strategically Drugging America

ByAaron Kaufman
John B. Edwards III appeared to have a promising future ahead of him. Graduating from Wellesley High School, just outside of Boston, Mass., in 2006, Edwards was both class president and valedictorian. Boasting a 4.0 high school GPA, Edwards would…

This New Brain-Enhancing Pill Will Be Available To The Masses Over The Counter

ByAlexia LaFata
Alleradd is a new drug that sounds strikingly similar to Adderall and performs essentially the same function: It enhances your cognitive functions, only it's being marketed as a nutritional supplement instead of an amphetamine-based…

6 Things No One Tells You About Losing Your Mind To Addiction

ByDamian Rucci
The beginning of this year was absolutely maddening. My three-year relationship ended, I finally had my own place and I had just quit my second job as an overnight worker in a toy store. I had a full-time day job, but I needed the second to afford…

Nick Jonas Opens Up About Demi Lovato Punching Her Back-Up Dancer In New Documentary

ByWendy Michaels
Demi Lovato is laying it all out there in her new YouTube documentary, Simply Complicated, including some of the areas of her past that most people would want to sweep under the rug and never talk about again. For instance, why did Demi Lovato punch…

The 7 Types Of People You Meet At A Coffee Shop

BySlater Katz
Whether your preference be an overpriced, soy, mocha latte from the coffee conglomerate advertised as “one on every corner,” or a $1.00 cup of joe from Sue and Jerry's corner store, every coffee shop houses the same seven dwarfs. My extensive quest…

Black Kids Are Diagnosed With ADHD More Than Ever And No One Can Agree Why

ByJoseph Milord
Let's start with the easy part: the numbers. Overall, black children are diagnosed with ADHD less than white children. But between 2001 and 2010, the rate of black children diagnosed with ADHD increased by 70 percent. So, there's a difference…

The 14 Types Of Ridiculous People You See On Social Media During Finals

ByConnor Toole
As an apathetic communications major who spent the majority of my time in class writing stupid things on the Internet, I never really got to experience the hell so many other people said I was supposed to when finals rolled around. However, for the…

Artist Creates Self-Portraits On Different Drugs, And The Results Are Insane (Photos)

ByRobert Anthony
In what could be considered the craziest/most creative drug experiment ever, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders pushed himself to the limit when he decided to take a different drug every day for a few weeks. Not only was he not sober, but he also drew a…

The Traps You Fall Into During Your College Career Could Haunt You Forever

ByAshley Fern
College presents a set of challenges completely distinct from any other situation. By becoming aware of the difficulties college presents, freshmen will have a better time navigating through them. Just because you were successful in high school does…

Megan Fox Put This Actor On Blast For Bringing His Young Girlfriends On Set

ByEitan Levine
OK, I'm a Megan Fox fan again. Like most people in 2016, I was very lukewarm on my opinions about Megan Fox. Don't get me wrong, I loved Megan Fox at one point. We all did; 2007 Eitan was all about her. She was the best. Just like Adderall and the…

The 22 Ways Weed Will Save Your Life

ByLauren Martin
It's no mystery that weed has medical uses that can no longer be denied by even the most fervent of its opponents. Over the long, hard years towards legalization, it's proven to help cancer patients find relief during chemotherapy and soldiers with…

The 20 GIFs That Perfectly Describe Your Finals Experience

ByEddie Cuffin
It's that time of year we can all relate to. We are all familiar with that miserable period when the school semester is coming to end and your workload exponentially increases. No more fun and partying, it's actually time to buckle down and to get…

'Daterall': The Solution To Gen-Y's Dating ADD

ByAlice Panikian
We live in an age in which the average person may be exposed to upwards of 3,000 advertisements daily. We have limitless options to network, communicate and meet people via social media and dating sites. We have infinite resources for information,…

What You're Forgetting When You Compliment Someone For Losing Weight

ByMinerva Siegel
Congratulating someone on weight loss can seem harmless and even encouraging, but it’s really time we stopped commenting on other people’s bodies altogether. Sometimes, seemingly positive comments about someone's size can do more harm than good, as…

I Refuse To Be Judged For Using The Study Drug I Was Prescribed

ByTiffany Born
Around the age of 11, I began to notice my academic performance slipping. While my peers were outgrowing their restless stage and excelling in class, I found it difficult to even read through a paragraph of my textbooks, let alone retain the…

Hey There Drug Nation, Put Down The Prescription

ByAshley Fern
It is no secret that America is over-medicated. Every time you turn on the television there are ads about newly discovered drugs intended to solve problems you most likely don’t have. Tired? Hungry? Energized? Don’t worry there’s a pill for…

Why Finals Week Really Doesn't Matter In The Real World

ByLauren Martin
It won't be soon enough that I can forget the sting of finals week -- until the unhealthy, exhaustive amount of unslept nights and Adderall binges wear off. I can remember it distinctly, hunched over in the library, buzzed on caffeine and academic…

The 25 GIFs That Perfectly Describe Going To Florida State University

ByAshley Fern
The ever-present party scene at FSU leaves people wondering: Florida State University, academic haven or EDM Orgy Paradise? FSU is a glorious wonderland, where a well-connected individual could go out with five dollars in his/her pocket and have the…

People Can't Stop Making Fun Of Trump For Eating KFC With A Fork And Knife

ByAlec MacDonald
The internet is making fun of Donald Trump because of a photograph he posted of himself eating KFC on his private jet — with a knife and fork. The photograph was meant, I can only assume, to make Trump seem relatable and down-to-earth.…

Drake Was Reimagined As A College Student, And It's Absolutely Amazing (Photos)

ByRobert Anthony
Anyone with a brain knows Drake is nearing the pinnacle of his career. The only question remaining is exactly how long will he remain at the top. But when you have a brand new collaborative album out with Atlanta's Future and you have your fourth…

Recruitment Dictionary: 11 Questions Girls Get Asked During Rush And What They Really Mean

ByAshley Fern
Rush is a pretty ridiculous process in and of itself, and one you don't truly realize until after you have personally gone through the process. As the experience of a rushee and a rusher are quite different, you can't fully grasp the entire concept…