Children With ADHD More Likely To Engage In Substance Use At Earlier Ages

 ADHD in the News 2019-05-02

A study by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine found that children with ADHD used drugs or illicit substances at earlier ages on average than those not diagnosed with the condition. On average, children with ADHD also had higher rates of smoking marijuana and cigarettes and were more likely to carry those habits with them into adulthood.