COVID-19, ADHD, and Depression: During ADHD Awareness Month in October, CHADD Shines a Spotlight on the Heightened Impact of the Pandemic on Children and Adults with ADHD

 ADHD in the News 2020-10-22

A report published by The Journal of the American Medical Association in September found that symptoms of depression have become three times more prevalent in the United States since the COVID-19 pandemic began...This staggering statistic is of even greater concern for the 17 million children and adults in the US with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), who already have a disproportionately higher risk of experiencing depression than their peers.