ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed disorder in children, and affects between three and five percent of the U.S. population. While there is not yet a cure available for this long-term condition, the good news is that it can be treated, and people suffering from ADD or ADHD can lead satisfying and productive lives.
Whether you have been diagnosed with ADHD, think you may have the condition or are caring for a loved one, being armed with information will allow you to take the necessary steps to protect your health.
ADHDCentral.com was designed around three main areas: 1) FINDING the information you need; 2) MANAGING your condition and taking actions to improve your health; and 3) SHARING & LEARNING experiences, ideas and inspiration with people who have "been there." We encourage you to share your experiences and insights with this community.
The FIND section is designed to help you answer questions, obtain information and learn about ADHD. Find information to help you better understand your condition, browse through drug information, or search the country's best doctors and hospitals. Click here for a complete list of topics in our Find section.
the MANAGE section focuses on coping with this condition day-to-day. Being diagnosed with ADHD can be overwhelming. Let our experts guide you through these crucial hours. Find parenting tips to help care for a child with ADHD and coping strategies for ADHD in adults. To help you take charge of your health, learn about the treatment options available to you, including the latest on medications. For more information on managing this condition, click here.
Building a strong support network can play a key role in helping individuals with ADHD cope with their condition. This section will help you build this network by connecting you with others who understand what you are going through and can help you cope. Find advice and words of wisdom from our Experts, and when you're ready, join the conversation and share your story.