Is Adderall a Gateway Drug to Opiates?

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More than 17 million people use prescription stimulants like Adderall, and kids’ prescriptions soared by 500% in the past three decades. Behavioral pediatrician Dr. Lawrence Diller joins to share about the new war against abuse and addiction of Adderall in teens and younger adults. Dr. Diller also shares that if you’re on Adderall it can very easily be a gateway drug because if you are on a stimulant, you might find yourself searching for something to bring you down like a Xanax or a Vicodin.

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