Infographic: Are prescription drugs taking over the classroom?
Learn about the rise in prescription drug use among students and see some of the dangers.
Many college students are returning to campus this month, and some will use drugs for which they don’t have prescriptions to stay awake, focus better and
Check out this infographic from Allied World Health for
statistics like these:
72 percent of students misusing prescription stimulants do so to stay awake to study.
54 percent of students with prescriptions for medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been asked by other students to sell
81 percent of students surveyed think amphetamines are “not dangerous at all or only slightly dangerous.”
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