Stimulants come in both legal and illegal forms. Prescription stimulants are medications that are used to treat conditions such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy— uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep. These medications are prescribed to increase alertness, attention, and energy. When used properly, as directed by a physician, stimulants can be a helpful tool for managing conditions that impact our lives. Prescription stimulants are considered Schedule 2 controlled drugs, meaning they have a high… Read more »