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Dangerous trend of students abusing ADHD medication

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Posted at 11:34 PM, Nov 18, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-19 08:21:15-05

With so much pressure to do well in school and get good grades some students from middle school to college are now turning to a prescription pill typically used to help those with attention deficit hyper-activity disorder, or ADHD, to help them study and focus.

The medication is called Adderal, a controlled amphetamine. And students are using it to pull all-nighters.