Study: More College Students Relying on Prescription Drugs

By Joe Gullo

Published 04/17 2014 04:51PM

Updated 04/17 2014 06:17PM

According to Substance Abuse Researchers at the University of Michigan, more college students are relying on prescription drugs to get their work done.

The most common so-called "study drugs" are ADHD medications like Adderall or Ritalin. It's estimated about 30 percent of students use these drugs for non-medical reasons.

This isn't a new study. A national report from 2009, found full-time students were twice as likely to use perscription drugs than part-time students.
 

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