ADHD

Find the latest information and expert advice on parenting, medications to treat ADHD, ADHD in school, policy, mental health and stress, adult ADHD and more.

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Find out if you know as much about adult ADHD as you think, from treatment options to the number of Americans living with this condition.

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5 Mistakes Adults with ADHD Make at Work

Succeeding at work can be difficult for adults with ADHD. Lack of focus, procrastination, lateness, and disorganization are common. Avoid these five common mistakes made by adults with ADHD at work and work around your symptoms.

By Eileen Bailey

12 Things High School Students with ADD/ADHD Want Their Teachers to Know

Attention, teachers! What does your high-school student wish you knew about ADHD? Find out by reading this list compiled by teens with ADHD.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Ways to Help Reduce Hyperactivity in Children with ADHD

ADHD can be a positive trait when managed. Help your children learn to harness the excessive energy and use it to help them accomplish their goals.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Coping Mechanisms for Thriving With Adult ADHD

Thrive with adult ADHD by implementing these 10 steps into your routine. Learn how to organize your day so that your symptoms don't get in the way of success.

By Eileen Bailey

20 Common Symptoms of ADD and ADHD in Women

Many ADD or ADHD symptoms are commonly described by women but not listed in clinical journals. Here are 20 of them.

By Terry Matlen

Where to Find Help for ADHD

You or your child has been diagnosed with ADHD. Now what? Eileen Bailey provides a practical guide of where to go for help.

By Eileen Bailey

10 Adult ADHD LIfestyle Tips

Need a roadmap to navigate adult ADHD? This infographic is full of tips to help you manage your condition.

By Amanda Page

Adult ADHD Versus Selfishness: Knowing the Difference

Certain characteristics of ADHD can be construed as selfishness, but selfishness implies a lack of care. ADHD persons merely exhibit symptoms of their illness.

By Eileen Bailey

Are Video Games Bad For Your Health?

What’s hype and what’s truth when it comes to health and video games? Jerry Kennard, Ph.D. examines the science on gaming and offers an accurate assessment.

By Jerry Kennard

Tips for Managing Clutter With Adult ADHD

Reducing clutter is challenging for everyone. Add ADHD and it can be overwhelming. Here are nine practical tips to help those with ADHD get clutter under control.

By Eileen Bailey

Meet the Experts

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.

Paul Ballas, D.O.

Health Professional

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Eileen Bailey

Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.