Across the country, millions of college students are about to enter the final days of their fall term. With it comes the excitement of a much-needed break, but not before the dreaded finals week. Finals represent a time of unique stress, in which everything that was learned will be tested, and deadlines must be met.

For some students, this pressure has unfortunately led to the abuse of prescription stimulants, medications commonly prescribed for disorders such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD. The abuse of these medications poses both short term and long-term risk, often unbeknownst to the user. 

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