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Self-Acceptance at Midlife Is Key

ADHD Weekly

Life after forty brings challenges, but it can also be a time when ADHD is well managed.

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Could AI Be the Future of ADHD Diagnosis?

ADHD Weekly

Researchers are exploring the use of artificial intelligence to aid professionals in ADHD evaluations.

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Webinar: ADHD and Curbing Impulsive Spending to Help Your Relationship

Ask the Expert Webinar Series Highlight

Learn what you can do to heal yourself and your relationship from ADHD-related money issues, including getting optimum treatment.

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Would an ADHD Coach Make Sense for Me?

By Katherine McGavern

Our quick introductory guide answers questions frequently asked by adults with ADHD who want to better manage daily living.

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Evidence-Based Coaching for Adults with ADHD

By Lisa Joy Tuttle, MA, BCC, NBC-HWC

By providing proven methods that can help those who want to learn to thrive with ADHD, this modality complements treatment with medication and psychotherapy.

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ADHD Can Increase Risk of Suicide

ADHD Weekly

ADHD, especially with co-occurring depression, is a known factor in the risk for suicide. Friends and family members can help when someone struggles with feeling suicidal.

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Finding Telemedicine Services

ADHD Weekly

If you want to find a telehealth service for ADHD care, you’ll need to keep a few things in mind as you search.

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Make This Your Time to Thrive with ADHD

ADHD Weekly

Advances in technology can improve your ability to manage ADHD symptoms. New tools and skills help many adults get a better handle on time and tasks.

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The Science of Salt Lamps for ADHD

ADHD Weekly

Pink salt lamps remain popular, and some people claim they benefit a person’s ability to focus. We looked to scientific research to shed light on this fad.

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CHADD Honors Exceptional Contributions to the ADHD Community

The ADHD Blog

Join us in celebrating the four recipients of the 2020 awards recognizing their outstanding service and dedication, whether through direct support, education, advocacy, or research.

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Are You a Hotline Hothead?

By Marie S. Paxon

We asked our favorite group of experts—the ADHD community—for suggestions on what to do before, during, and after you call a customer service representative.

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Planning or Hoping for a Pregnancy? Talk About Medication with Your Doctor

ADHD Weekly

Medication during pregnancy is discouraged. Women who are considering pregnancy need to know the risks and benefits of medication and their options to continue treatment.

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Brain Reward Response Linked to Binge Eating and ADHD

ADHD Weekly

ADHD and eating disorders often co-occur. Researchers are beginning to understand how these conditions are related.

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Professional Webinar: Your Non-Adherent Patients in Primary Care. Could It Be ADHD?

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Groundbreaking research estimates life expectancy of adults with ADHD is reduced by 8.4 years, often the result of poorly managed co-occurring medical conditions, including obesity, substance abuse, and smoking.

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Beyond Black History Month: Addressing Barriers in ADHD Care for People of Color

The ADHD Blog

In honor of Black History Month, CHADD focuses on the importance of cultural awareness and competency in diagnosing, treating, and caring for Black children and adults with ADHD.

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Your Lifestyle Will Determine Your Future

By Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD, and Kathleen Nadeau, PhD

Takeaways from the keynote address by Kathleen Nadeau, PhD, at the 2020 Virtual International Conference on ADHD highlight the path to satisfying, functional, and healthy living for adults with ADHD.

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CHADD Celebrates Black History Month

ADHD Weekly

ADHD in the African-American community is often undertreated. CHADD wants to eliminate the barriers to treatment and help create a more culturally sensitive world.

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What’s Up with Suggestions of Marijuana or CBD Oil for ADHD?

ADHD Weekly

"I’ve been reading in social media that marijuana could help ADHD," a caller asks. "What do the experts think?"

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ADHD and Suicide Risk Factors

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Research shows that children, adolescents, and adults with ADHD are at elevated risk for suicide. Learn why—and what you can do about it—in this educational video.

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Parent ADHD Unmasked

By Dan Shapiro, MD

Perhaps it’s time to consider why you were able to tread water before, but find you’re drowning now.

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Telehealth Expansion Means Doctors Can Prescribe Across State Lines

ADHD Weekly

The federal government’s response to the pandemic has made it easier for doctors to prescribe ADHD medications for out-of-state patients.

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My ADHD Helped Me Pivot a Business

By Marc Sickel

How could we adapt our indoor adaptive gym, with its state-of-the-art exergaming equipment, during a pandemic?

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Going to College Online with ADHD

By Ruth Hughes, PhD

Last spring’s abrupt shift to virtual classes extended into the fall semester and will continue into 2021. College students with ADHD can meet the challenges with these expert tips and strategies. High school students will find them helpful as well.

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Grow Out of ADHD? Not Likely

ADHD Weekly

We used to think children could outgrow ADHD. Research and the lived experience of adults have shown us otherwise.

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ADHD and Working from Home

All Things ADHD 2.0 Podcast

Did you unexpectedly start working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Adults with ADHD may have a more difficult time with productivity and concentration. There are strategies and techniques that you can put into place to help you find ways to better manage working from home.

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Understanding Emotional Meltdowns

By Monica Hassall, RN

Dealing with poor self-esteem, yelling, rage, or tears? The ADHD Volcano Model helps to explain challenging and sometimes explosive behaviors.

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Adult ADHD and Emotions

By Jonathan Hassall, BN, ACC

You can learn how to tend to your emotionally reactive cycles.

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CHADD Testifies at FDA Meeting

By Robert J. Cattoi, CHADD CEO

Read a summary of the comments from CHADD’s CEO regarding the development of abuse-deterrent ADHD stimulant medications.

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COVID-19, ADHD, and Depression

The ADHD Blog

During ADHD Awareness Month, CHADD shines a spotlight on the heightened impact of the pandemic on children and adults with ADHD.

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CHADD’s Adult Training Program Releases Its Second Course

By Joyice Robinson

CHADD launched the Adult to Adult training program this summer with its first course, ADHD & Adults. This fall, A2A releases its second course: Independent Adult Living—training for young adults with ADHD who are transitioning to independent adulthood or who have recently established themselves as independent adults.

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ADHD and Self-Compassion

By Mark Bertin, MD

We often fail to give ourselves the benefit of the doubt we’d give our best friend. This is even truer for adults with ADHD.

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Being Social and Making Friends as an Adult with ADHD

ADHD Weekly

Sometimes you may feel that oversharing gets in the way of making and keeping friends. Two experts offer suggestions on improving your social skills.

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Work from Home and Stay Productive

By Jeff Copper

If you’re an adult with ADHD and want to be at your professional best—even during the strangest of times—simulate your office environment as much as possible.

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Pat Hudak of NoVa/DC CHADD Is CHADD’s New President

The ADHD Blog

Patricia M. Hudak, the former chair of the CHADD Northern Virginia and DC chapter, was installed as president during CHADD’s annual board of directors meeting in June.

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ADHD and Hoarding Disorder: New Information

ADHD Weekly

Researchers are learning more about the interaction of ADHD and co-occurring conditions. For those struggling with hoarding behaviors, there may be a more direct connection to ADHD than previously thought.

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More Older Adults Receiving A New ADHD Diagnosis

ADHD Weekly

A growing number of older adults are being diagnosed with ADHD, offering an answer for why they may have struggled in relationships or at the workplace.

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Better Self-Care in the Age of COVID

By Sharon Saline, PsyD

Are you—and members of your family—overwhelmed, burnt out, tired of this pandemic? For people of all ages, the key to improving life in the now normal is to find some inner calm and spaciousness and hang out there for a bit.

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Emotions Feel Like Too Much? It Could Be a Symptom of ADHD

ADHD Weekly

Intense emotional highs and lows could be related to adult ADHD symptoms.

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CHADD Supports Emerging Researchers

The ADHD Blog

Congratulations to the two recipients of the 2020 CHADD Young Scientist Research Awards, recognizing their contributions toward building a greater understanding of ADHD.

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Webinar: Finding More Happiness for Both Partners When One Person Has ADHD

Ask the Expert

Couples with one partner who has ADHD share the same struggles as other couples, but frequently experience those struggles more intensely. Dr. Ari Tuckman will discuss how couples can navigate the process of balancing the need for some aspects of the relationship to change while also accepting the differences that remain.

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Podcast: Tips for Managing Stress During the Holidays

All Things ADHD Podcast

The holiday season can be overwhelming for anyone, but even more so if you have ADHD. An expert on relationships offers ideas for dealing with holiday stress.

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Plan Holiday Spending to Avoid Impulsivity ‘Minefields’

ADHD Weekly

Shopping for gifts can quickly drain your budget. You can prevent a holiday disaster with a few easy tips.

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Common ADHD Questions Answered During Awareness Month

ADHD Weekly

Leading ADHD experts are offering answers to some of the most frequently asked questions and providing reliable information.

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CHADD Introduces Its Adult Training Program on ADHD

By Joyice Harris

We are proud to introduce Adult to Adult (A2A), our newest ADHD education and training program—and the first course is available free of charge through Sunday, August 9!

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