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Health Disparities: Barriers to ADHD Diagnosis and Treatment

…the difference in stability. And the other component of health disparities is the increase for health problems that people would not actually be susceptible to. So, they’re preventable medical conditions…

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Public Policy Committee

…Offices for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Behavioral Health, Public Health, and Aging and Adult Services. Kliebert led the Office of Behavioral Health, where she managed the merger of the department’s…

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Awards Recipients

…Gormley completed his pre-doctoral internship at the Munroe-Meyer Institute in the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology in Omaha, Nebraska and his post-doctoral fellowship was completed at Geisinger Health System…

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Telemental health: Can it help for ADHD?

professionals. Of these people, about 18.7 percent are in need of mental health care. That’s a great many people unable to work locally with a doctor or mental health professional….

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Research

…identification, intervention, and treatment of ADHD. Funding for research on the long-term impact of ADHD and coexisting disorders on psychosocial, behavioral, educational, employment, and health outcomes, including the long-term impact…

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Private: NRC Toolkit 4

…Effects on Mental Health Dr. Daniel Shapiro asks readers to consider the aftereffects of the pandemic on our mental health. He gives suggestions on things to do to prepare kids…

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Black Adults Who Live with ADHD

…bad information. That drives further the stigma and the fear of mental health. Too often, we look at mental health as something to ridicule and do not understand that mental

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Where Can Adults with ADHD Find the Best Treatment?

…medical centers have health centers that provide mental health services. Many have specialized ADHD clinics or behavioral health clinics. If not, there will be a be an outpatient mental health

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Teens and Young Adults

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, almost 12 percent of teenagers are diagnosed with ADHD. Teens in general can face academic challenges, social difficulties and problems at home,…

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19 Tips for Finding Low-Cost ADHD Treatment

…local county mental health centers and community service boards may be able to provide assessment and treatment services on a sliding scale. The website for the Substance Abuse Mental Health

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Disparities in ADHD Care of Black Children

…supposed to, “Go to therapy and also go to church.” And there’s all these myths about mental health and mental health treatment, which unfortunately really, really affects the Black and…

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Board of Directors

…Organization’s (ACO).   Belynda L. Gauthier, Past President Belynda L. Gauthier has served on numerous local, state and national committees and boards involved in special needs and mental health advocacy…

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