"I told myself it would only be this one time. I took a pill from the bottle, held it in my hand, and then swallowed it."
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria discusses the science behind ADHD, focusing on brain differences and treatment strategies for those affected.
A must-read for parents of kids with ADHD.
If we want to understand the past history, current status, and future trajectory of ADHD, Dr Conners is the man.
We ADDYTeens need to spark a conversation, make sure we stand up for ourselves and not feel shame in how our bodies developed.
If you thought Ritalin was invented in the early 00s -- when every hyperactive American kid popped a few mills with his Cap'n Crunch and zipped off to 4th grade homeroom -- you wouldn't be alone. But methylphenidate has been around as a treatment for hyperactivity since at least the 60s.
Summer is the perfect time to hang out with friends, family and explore during your three months of downtime before school starts back up. But, don't be fooled! The school year is right around the corner. To guarantee a successful academic year, use your summer to practice you