Adderall is a stimulant drug that is prescribed for people who have attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder or narcolepsy, but due to it’s energizing effects it is often abused by others for non-medical purposes. The purpose of an Adderall detox is to rid the body of all toxic substances.
It is estimated that as many as 1 in 5 college students and 1 in 10 high school students use Adderall for study purposes, and it is more commonly abused by women than men. However, anyone of any age can abuse the drug and become dependent.
Effects Of Adderall Abuse
Adderall is an amphetamine, and its effects are similar to those of cocaine and methamphetamine. Unlike the other two drugs, however, Adderall is indicated for medical use when used as prescribed.
Abusing Adderall can result in a number of unpleasant side effects, including:
What To Expect During Adderall Detox
Detoxing from Adderall in a medical setting has many benefits over trying to do it alone. With around-the-clock supervision, our medical and mental health professionals can monitor vital signs and administer medications to ensure our clients are as safe and comfortable as possible.
Upon intake, comprehensive assessments will be conducted, including medical and mental health screenings. Information about family history and home life is also gathered. All of this knowledge is used by our professional staff to develop a plan for detox that we believe will be the most effective and appropriate.
After discharge, we recommend undergoing therapy and counseling at a treatment center on either an inpatient or outpatient basis.
Adderall withdrawal symptoms may include:
Hypersomnia (extreme fatigue)
If you or someone you know has an addiction to Adderall and is ready to begin the recovery process, please call us today for a consultation. No one should have to go through detox alone. We can help!