1 in 5 College Students Abuse ADHD Medication— Here’s What We Can Do About It

 ADHD in the News 2021-12-02

Over the last two decades, ADHD diagnosis and prescriptions to treat them have been on the rise, especially among college-aged students, which has contributed to higher rates of prescription stimulant misuse on college campuses. NBC spoke to three psychologists who specialize in ADHD to learn more about what’s causing the rise in diagnosis and why college students are misusing the medication. (video)