Harbor Village Detox Expresses Concern About the Working Class Abusing Adderall

Share Article

Harbor Village Detox comments on The New York Times’ recent article regarding the abuse of the prescription medication adderall to increase work performance among the business class.

We really need to reevaluate our expectations here. We know addiction is precipitated by environmental stimulus, and the unrealistic expectations what workers are driving themselves to do is directly causing their addiction to stimulants.

According to the New York Times on April 18th, the ADHD medication adderall is being abused by the business class of America right under our noses. Adderall is an amphetamine based prescription drug. The medication is a stimulant and allows workers to become more productive by sacrificing sleep. The article cites Vyvanse and Concerts as common replacements for the ADHD medication. Workers obtain prescriptions from healthcare professionals neglecting to conduct due diligence when diagnosing feigned ADHD symptoms. Some of the working class abusing the drug buy it off the streets illegally. The New York Times states, “2.6 million American adults received ADHD medication in 2012, a ride of 53% in only four years,”

Harbor Village Detox is an inpatient medical detox facility located in South Florida. The drug and alcohol addiction treatment center specializes in providing patients with drug and alcohol detox, and stresses concern about the increase of adderall usage among the business class. An associate comments, “We really need to reevaluate our expectations here. We know addiction is precipitated by environmental stimulus, and the unrealistic expectations what workers are driving themselves to do is directly causing their addiction to stimulants. Conversely, those medical professionals who are neglecting to conduct proper medical analyses are harming the very people they are meant to protect. If there is to be reform it will not come swiftly to the medical field responsible for their part in these growing cases of addiction. It’s up to us as a society to maintain reasonable expectations, and to know our limits, and learn how to set measurable goals of achievement.”

The side effects of adderall include increased heart rate, profuse sweating, chronic anxiety, and sleep loss.

Harbor Village detox provides the pinnacle of inpatient medical detox treatment, along with a slew of drug and alcohol treatment services. The treatment center in Florida specializes in heroin and alcohol rehab, and provides patients with 24 hour medical monitoring. The addiction detox center provides patients with medically assisted drug treatment for a painless withdrawal period. Patients are provided with initial behavioral therapy and group sessions, coupled with meditation, yoga, and full access to a spa and salon.

For more information about Harbor Village Detox’s services and amenities visit their website or call (855) 767-8285 directly.

Share article on social media or email:

View article via:

Pdf Print

Contact Author

Julian G.
Visit website