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If you have a question about ADHD, you can post it here, connect with others and seek answers from our community of individuals directly affected by ADHD. The National Resource Center on ADHD’s health information specialists are also on hand to provide clarification, evidence-based information and further insights. If you would like to contact a health information specialist directly, you can call 1.800.233.4050, Monday–Friday, 1–5 p.m.

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Evaluation. LCSW vs Psychiatrist, referral. Please help :(

Hi there,  I have a concern if anyone could please help me out. So about 8 months ago social circle and other around me told me that it might be a good idea for me to get evaluated for ADD. So i got a referral and was basically very apprehensive …

Author: S
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ADHD Evaluation Advice

Hi there - so I'm looking to get evaluated for ADHD, and in typical fashion, I've overwhelmed myself with choices. Right now I have the name of a psychiatrist who specializes in it, as well as a couple of licensed clinical social workers with Masters …

Author: Ray
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Procrastinating, hyper-focused, organized University Student

I am a student at a relatively prestigious university, I did very well academically all throughout school but have begun to question if I might have ADHD. I've spent time reading articles and testimonies and highly relate to a lot of things but not at …

Author: M
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Is formal testing required for a diagnoisis

I have taken a test administered by my  psychiatrist  and asked a number of questions about my childhood and my adult life and he has diagnosed me with ADHD.   I have not had any formal testing is this a must to do and if so …

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Advice Please

We have been to 2 neurologists and received ADHD diagnosis for our 6 yr old son. The first diagnosis I felt was given too quickly having only met with our son twice. The second diagnosis also given quickly without an evaluation from the new dr and based …

Author: Jaime
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Communicating with your child

I am wondering how to approach telling your child(10 years old) about an ADHD diagnosis.  Is it best to use this label or to talk about how we are trying to help him feel good in his body and work on impulse control.

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ADHD diagnosis in Adults in San Jose or nearby Areas

Hello, I am an adult female in early thirties living in the San Jose Area. I think I may have ADHD and that I may have always had it. I am looking for some reliable resources- a doctor/psychologist who is experienced in diagnosing and treating Adult ADHD …

Author: Tiana
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ADD/ADHD Diagnosis

How do I go about getting diagnosed for ADD and/or ADHD as a teenager (17)? How do I bring the topic up with my doctor without seeming like a hypochondriac? Ever since elementary school, I have issues sitting still and paying attention. I constantly …

Author: Ariana
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Question about diagnosing ADHD

My wife believes that she is suffering from ADHD. We live in Illinois and are on the medical card and she has checked around to find someone to diagnose her but has not been able to find anyone. I was wondering if anyone here would know of any websites …

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Disability, unemployment and no longer covered....

i was recently fired for my adhd (forgeting and wandering) i havent told EDD i have ADHD combined type, I dont know if i am even REALLY diagnosed,,, they gave me the minnesota whatever test, i passed er failed idk, then sent me home with …

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