Parents of High Schoolers Seeking Drugs to Help Their Kids' Grades

I really wish this surprised me.

…Parents want their kids to excel in school, and they’ve heard about the illegal use of stimulants such as Ritalin and Adderall for “academic doping.” Hoping to obtain the drugs legally, they pressure pediatricians for them. Some even request the drugs after openly admitting they don’t believe their child has ADHD….

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3 thoughts on “Parents of High Schoolers Seeking Drugs to Help Their Kids' Grades

  1. I wish that was surprising. I guees at least it’s better they do it for good grades, and presumably a better future for their kids, than just to make them calmer and more managable.

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