Although there is medical consensus that certain children and adults are helped by medication such as Ritalin or Adderall, there is controversy over how people are being diagnosed with ADHD. (Photo: iStock)

Just as the United State is beginning to collectively withdrawal from two decades of opioid abuse, medical experts are raising alarms about what could be the next big drug: medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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