New ADHD Medication for Morning Relief

With the start of school just around the corner, avoiding morning madness is on the minds of many parents—especially those whose kids have ADHD and struggle to get up, out, and on their way to school daily. Relief may be… Read the rest

ADHD Meds: Risk of Abuse?

When prescription stimulants are taken orally and in the approved dose and manner, they are not addictive. In fact, those who do not take medication for their ADHD have a significantly higher risk of substance abuse than those who do.… Read the rest

ADHD Medications Abuse

In a recent study, researchers examining data from 2000 to 2014 found a 71% increase in calls to U.S. poison control centers between 2000 and 2011 to report misuse of ADHD medications. From 2011 to 2014, the calls declined slightly… Read the rest

New ADHD Meds: Easier to Swallow

People with ADHD who struggle to swallow medication in tablet or capsule form will be cheered to learn that in the past several months, the FDA has approved three new treatment choices for oral extended-release ADHD medications that do not… Read the rest

Behavior Treatments First for Kids with ADHD?

Findings from a new study could change the way treatment is handled for children with ADHD. According to an article in The New York Times, two research papers published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology support using… Read the rest