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Straight Talk for Teens Do I tell on sibling regarding Adderall use?

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Posted: Friday, April 5, 2013 7:17 am

Dear Straight Talk: After reading the warning signs of Adderall abuse in your column (March 19), I’m 99 percent sure my older brother is on Adderall or something similar. He’s paranoid about his grades being perfect so he can get into a top college.

Our parents just think he studies very hard; however, we share a room so I know he often stays up most of the night studying. Sometimes all night. He also acts very hyper. When he does try to sleep, he tosses and turns and talks about school in his sleep — all of which makes me lose sleep as well. His appetite has changed, too.

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