Why an ADHD diagnosis is often out of reach for Canadian university students

 ADHD in the News 2021-10-14

Gabrielle Gillett always thought of herself as an independent person—until she got to university...When she went to the counselling centre on campus, Gillett recalled from orientation that there was a psychiatrist on staff to help with depression, anxiety and ADHD...she asked the receptionist about the process to get an ADHD screening. Gillett said she received an impatient response: “It’s a $2,000 charge to seek a diagnosis, so we can make sure you’re not just looking for medication.”