Support

The role of support groups and organizations that seek to help Ritalin abusers.

How Helping Others Can Boost Your Recovery from Ritalin

How Helping Others Can Boost Your Recovery from Ritalin

If you help other people overcome addiction, then it can boost your efforts and help you feel more confident in recovery. In fact, helping others can help you feel better about yourself, and it is vital that recovering addicts focus on more than their personal problems. How Helping Others Boosts Your Recovery Helping others requires selflessness, compassion and commitment, so assisting someone...

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Do Support Groups Really Aid Ritalin Addiction Recovery?

Do Support Groups Really Aid Ritalin Addiction Recovery?

Ritalin is a central nervous system stimulant used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. Ritalin works on chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced, especially in the area of hyperactivity and impulse control. Although Ritalin is a stimulant, it helps those who suffer from ADHD focus for longer periods of time. Ritalin is highly habit forming. Those who...

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Benefits of Speaking Openly about Ritalin Addiction

Benefits of Speaking Openly about Ritalin Addiction

Ritalin is a stimulant that is commonly abused by students who want to stay awake and focus for long periods of time. Because Ritalin is becoming a popular way to enhance academic performance, more and more students become addicted to the drug. Yet very few addicts speak openly about their addictions. Few realize that talking about addiction can benefit the community, the families of addicts and...

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Benefits of Educating the Public about Ritalin Addiction

Benefits of Educating the Public about Ritalin Addiction

Ritalin is psychostimulant prescribed for attention deficit disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (excessive increase in heart rate and decrease in blood pressure) and narcolepsy (extreme fatigue and muscular weakness). Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed psycho-stimulant and works by increasing the activity of the central nervous system. It produces effects such as increased...

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Ritalin 12-Step Program

Ritalin 12-Step Program

Ritalin is a stimulant drug used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). When taken as prescribed, it has a low rate of addiction. However, the same stimulant properties that allow Ritalin to manage hyperactivity also make the drug a candidate for abuse. Using Ritalin without a prescription or in greater quantities than prescribed can lead to physical and...

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Support Groups for Ritalin Addiction

Support Groups for Ritalin Addiction

The most frequently prescribed stimulant drug for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is Ritalin. In the United States, a significant number of children (estimates are up to five million) receive a daily dose of Ritalin. In the 1980s, Ritalin was perceived as a wonder drug when the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder were increasingly recognized in the mainstream, including: Lack of...

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Ritalin Recovery Support

Ritalin Recovery Support

Ritalin, a methyphenidate, is a stimulant similar to amphetamines. Ritalin is commonly prescribed for the maintenance of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) both in adults and children. It is prescribed in 5mg, 10mg, and 20mg doses, and its production is strictly monitored and limited because of its status as a highly addictive, Schedule II drug. Even people using the drug legally may find...

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