It’s Finals Week, And Students Are Tweeting About Adderall
College students are hitting the books, and according to our timeline on Twitter, Adderall is trending in our town as well as other college communities.
The prescribed drug is actually supposed to be used to help with ADHD. But it's a mind enhancer, and college students use it supplement to help with studying. At schools around the nation, almost 50% of students use it.
According to tweets from the previous year, the term Adderall is used as much as five times more around the beginning of May, and 10 times the increase before Christmas break.
Most of the tweets using Adderall in the status update said that they are using it for studying. And on in twenty said that they were using the drug in conjunction with other stimulants...sometimes even with alcohol.
Another interesting fact... people on Twitter say they use it more on the weekdays...when they have to hit the book..as opposed to the weekend.