ADHD Blog

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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. 

Parenting, Children, School

ADHD & Addiction: What a Parent Should Know

By Kerry Troester

Finding out your child has ADHD can be a scary moment for parents. Not only do parents have to worry that their child will struggle in school, adjust socially and maintain stable relationships, but now there is increasing evidence that ADHD can lead to struggles with addiction.