Intervention

How to stage a successful intervention for an adderall addict.

Holding a Johnson Model Intervention for an Adderall Addiction

Holding a Johnson Model Intervention for an Adderall Addiction

When Adderall is misused, users may experience euphoria, energy, excitement, and increased concentration. However, Adderall is highly addictive and misuse also leads to the possibility of many long term health problems. Concerned loved ones may decide to hold a Johnson model intervention for an Adderall user. During the intervention, the user may be made aware of the potential risks of continuing...

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Misconceptions about Interventions for Adderall Users

Misconceptions about Interventions for Adderall Users

As a loved one of an Adderall user, you want to do everything you can to help your loved one get treatment for his or her addiction. Adderall users often have trouble admitting they have an addiction, and they may be in denial about their problems. Even speaking with them about their Adderall addiction may not be enough. One powerful tool you can use to help an Adderall user get addiction...

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How to Prepare for a Conversation about a Loved One’s Adderall Addiction

How to Prepare for a Conversation about a Loved One’s Adderall Addiction

A family member may want to discuss the Adderall addiction with friends or other family members before bringing it up with the addicted individual. The individual may only be abusing Adderall at certain times or with certain people, and knowing how he or she is using Adderall can inform the conversation and make it easier to talk about the issue. Family members may want to avoid discussing the...

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The Importance of Holding an Intervention for Adderall Use

The Importance of Holding an Intervention for Adderall Use

People who use Adderall as part of a treatment plan to control the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not realize they are becoming addicted to the drug. Adderall is a central nervous system stimulant that works in the brain to change chemicals that may become unbalanced. It is used to treat both ADHD and narcolepsy, a condition that causes daytime sleepiness and...

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Adderall Intervention

Adderall is a combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine that is prescribed for the treatment of symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy (a sleep disorder that causes excessive daytime sleepiness and sudden attacks of sleep). The combination of dextroamphetamine and amphetamine is in a class of medications called central nervous system stimulants. They...

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