The key is to take care of these concerns on the addict's behalf, to minimize the excuses used to avoid treatment. In the beginning before tolerance develops, when someone with ADHD takes stimulants like Adderall, they sleep like the dead! Someone with a history of addiction to other drugs or a family history of addiction is at an increased risk of becoming addicted to Adderall.
That guy you'd probably like a lot! She had a five-page paper due the following day, and had only just begun to read the book. CBT seeks to recognize and challenge dysfunctional thoughts like this, which is effective in preventing relapse. I know how it looks and I am not really worried about that part at this point. Twice now he has had to buy it "off the street" because his "script" that he gets from his "friend" ran out! It is scary to get used to how a certain medication feels and think of switching to an entirely different one.