“Generation Adderall”


In a major piece for the New York Times, Casey Schwartz discusses the difficulty of getting off of prescription stimulants after abusing them for school and work. “I was terrified I had done something irreversible to my brain, terrified that I was going to discover that I couldn’t write at all without my special pills.”

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  1. The ingredients in Adderall are the same ones as found in the Black Beauties (aka Biphetamine) of my adolescence, a favorite of long distance truckers. There’s just less of the speed per dose in Adderalls than there was in Black Beauties.

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