Stimulants generally safe for ADHD, but risk for misuse remains

 ADHD in the News 2020-10-01

“Stimulant misuse is a significant public health problem, especially in college students, but there are a lot of inconsistencies, and I think that more and more, we're focusing on stimulant misuse, particularly in college settings,” Timothy E. Wilens, MD, chief of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry and co-director of the Center for Addiction Medicine at Harvard Medical School, said during a presentation.