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ADHD in Adults | Adult ADHD

Do This When You Feel That “Life is Too Hard”

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

I read this quote by Sydney Harris: “When I hear somebody sigh “Life is hard” I am always tempted to ask “Compared to what?”. Compared to what. That is very profound and deep… or possibly it’s glib and dismissive I still haven’t decided.

Adult ADHD | The Costs

ADHD, Alcoholism, and Substance Abuse

By JT Wahlberg

There was only one way to slow down my brain: get drunk, get numb, get dumb. This happened all day every day. 

Self-medication was the key for me. I was completely in control, until I wasn’t. As a young adult I struggled with keeping my thoughts from getting out of control. 

Adult ADHD

No One Believes I Have ADHD

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

“I don’t believe in ADHD.”
“It’s made up by Doctors and big Pharma.”
“ It’s lazy teachers and weak parents who refuse to discipline their kids.”
“ It’s just a fad. It’s because parents have to work these kids run wild in the street…”
And on and on….

Adult ADHD | Medication

Are You ADHD? Or Just A Bad Person?

By Rick Green - Founder of TotallyADD

Something has been bothering me for a while. Stewing away.
And I think the seasonal question of “Have you been naughty or nice?” has brought it to the fore.
It’s something I was asked a long while ago.
“How do I tell what’s ADHD, and what’s simply bad behavior?”