Green Time for ADHD

Green Time for ADHD

The changing seasons bring many opportunities for getting outside to spend time in the park, hike through the woods, or explore the wilds of your backyard. For children with ADHD, enjoying nature can offer additional benefits. A growing body of research indicates that children and adults who spend time in nature increase their ability to…

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After It’s Over: The Pandemic’s Secondary Effects on Mental Health

During this pandemic, I have listened to parents and children share many common concerns: What about the health and safety of my family, my friends, and myself? How do I balance working and schooling from home? Will my business and family take too big a financial hit? How do I keep up with schoolwork? I…

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Health Outcomes of ADHD: Is There an Effect on Life Expectancy?

THE MAIN MESSAGE of my presentation at the 2018 conference concerned the health consequences of ADHD. Specifically, I addressed how those consequences might add up over time and accumulate to the point that there might be an adverse effect on a person’s life expectancy. Now, in our study, we looked at that in several ways.…

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