Addiction and ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2018-06-28

But what about the people who truly do have ADHD? Are they more likely than others to develop an addiction? Unfortunately, the answer is yes. According to American Addiction Centers, adults who struggle with alcohol abuse are 5-10 times more likely to have ADHD than the general population. And up to a quarter (25%) of people in treatment for substance abuse have ADHD.