Study: Shared Decision-Making Influences ADHD Treatment for Black Children
March 24, 2023

Low-income Black families are more likely to seek medication treatment for their children with ADHD following positive experiences and collaborative involvement with healthcare providers and schools, according to a new study published in the ...
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Q: “How Do Doctors Decide Which ADHD Medication to Prescribe First?”
March 23, 2023
Q: “With so many ADHD medications on the market, how do doctors decide which medication to try first on someone who is newly diagnosed? Is there a tried-and-true process doctors use to get to the right medication and dosage for a patient?”

Each clinician has their own way of ...
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Q: “My Teen Doesn’t Know How to Study!”
March 22, 2023
Q: “My 15-year-old daughter is doing well enough in school, but it’s always by the skin of her teeth. I know her ADHD is getting in her way. Tests surprise her. She doesn’t seem to know how to prepare or study. What solutions have helped other teens prepare for exams?”— Pla...
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ADHD at the Center: A Whole-Life, Whole-Person Condition
March 21, 2023
ADHD is more than the sum of its symptoms. It touches your life from the moment you wake up to the instant you finally nod off. (In truth, ADHD continues to work its influence while you sleep.) Your health, personality and preferences, friendships and relationships — and truly everything e...
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“My Call of the Void: What Intrusive Thoughts Taught Me About ADHD”
March 18, 2023
On an episode of an ADHD-related podcast I recently heard, the guest shared a familiar backstory — one of lifelong frustration and sweet relief after receiving an ADHD diagnosis in adulthood. D...
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Q: “Why Are There So Many Different ADHD Medications?”
March 17, 2023
Q: “Our child is newly diagnosed with ADHD. Saying yes to trying medication alone was tough for us, and now we are positively overwhelmed with all the available medication options. And frustrated. Unbeknownst to us, our doctor initially prescribed a medication in capsule form, which my son...
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Q: “What Are the Long-Term Effects of ADHD Medication on the Brain?”
March 16, 2023
Q: “What do we know about the long-term effects of ADHD medication on the brain? My child has ADHD and benefits from taking medication, but I worry about what medication will do to the brain, if anything, after taking it for years. On that note, does my child have to be on ADHD medication ...
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Study: Early Childhood Sleep Problems Linked to Later ADHD Diagnosis
March 15, 2023

Early childhood sleep problems, including irregular sleep routines, short nighttime sleep duration, and frequent night awakenings, correlate with subsequent ADHD diagnoses, according to research published in the . 1
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Rising from the Burnout: A Recovery Kit for Women with ADHD
March 15, 2023
Do you feeling tired or drained most of the time?
Do you feel like running away?
Do you struggle with procrastination? Does it take you longer to get things done these days?
These are all signs of ...
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No, Gabor Maté Did Not Actually Diagnose Prince Harry with ADHD on Live TV
March 14, 2023
newspaper boldly proclaimed it on March 4: “Prince Harry diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder by trauma expert Dr. Gabor Maté in t...
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