Prescription Stimulant Misuse and Prevention Among Youth and Young Adults

SAMHSA Advisory about the increasing misuse of stimulants among youth and youth adults in the U.S. Includes key messages about stimulants and use/misuse; prevalence; associated health effects; risk factors for prescription stimulant misuse; opportunities for prevention and developing a comprehensive, evidence-based prevention strategy; tips and action steps for practitioners, educators, and parents; and a list of stimulant prevention resources.