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Can I Get Addicted to Ritalin? Learn the Facts

Can I Get Addicted to Ritalin? Learn the Facts

When Ritalin and related drugs like Adderall came onto the market, they were touted as a miracle cure: they would help kids learn, help prevent unruly kids from distracting the whole class, help parents and teachers cope.  Diagnosis rates of attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD) skyrocketed as more and more children were prescribed Ritalin.  But it wasn’t long before adults and older kids discovered that Ritalin has a strong effect on them, too.  College students began using it to keep them sharp during all-night study sessions.  Overworked parents began using it to keep them going. But, like most stimulant drugs, Ritalin is addictive—a fact most users did not know.

At Archstone Recovery Center of the Palm Beaches, we’re addiction experts, and we stay ahead of the curve—so it wasn’t long before we started getting calls about Ritalin.  “Is Ritalin addictive? Can you get hooked on Ritalin?,” they wanted to know.  “I’m addicted to Ritalin–what can I do?  Is there such a thing as Ritalin rehab?”  The Archstone Recovery team, realizing that they were seeing the start of an epidemic, began to develop treatment programs specifically geared toward Ritalin and Adderall addiction—and over the years, many clients of all ages have come to us seeking help for Ritalin addiction.

Archstone Recovery is a state-of-the-art drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility located in lovely, coastal Lantana, Florida.  Archstone Recover boasts a strong staff of experts in medical and therapeutic treatment for all forms of drug and alcohol addiction.  Our team utilizes the proven twelve-step approach along with customized treatment programs and a deep respect for the individual.  At Archstone Recovery you are treated as a person, not just an addiction.  Our admissions specialists will help you deal with your insurance company and arrange travel from Florida (FL), New York (NY), New Jersey (NJ), Washington, DC, Philadelphia (PA), Baltimore (MD), New England, or anywhere in the United States or the world so that you can recover from Ritalin addiction in the peace and safety of our Florida campus.  Are you ready to break free from Ritalin addiction?  Contact Archstone Recovery today.

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