Stimulant abuse by mothers on the rise

By WEEK Producer

July 31, 2012 Updated Jul 31, 2012 at 9:33 PM CDT

Addiction doesn't discriminate. Doctors are seeing a rising number of moms who have begun taking Adderall to deal with the challenges and demands of motherhood.

News 25's Ashley McNamee sat down with Vickie Lewis of the Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery to talk about the growing problem.

If you think you have a problem with stimulants such as Adderall contact the Institute for Addiction Recovery at 1-800-522-3784.

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