Generation Adderall

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When Casey Schwartz was in college, a typical day might include knocking out an impassioned term paper on Russian literature, reading the latest New Yorker and rocking a ten mile run around campus. If you’re tired just listening to that, it’s probably because you didn’t pop an Adderall today. Doctors prescribe the amphetamine to treat ADHD. Casey Schwartz started bumming Adderall pills from her friends during her sophomore year in college at Brown University. Adderall has increasingly become a drug of choice for college kids, who buy it on the black market. But what happens when they graduate and go out into the work world?


Casey Schwartz - Journalist, Author

Madeleine Brand

Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Michell Eloy, Amy Ta