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October is ADHD Awareness Month

October 14, 2019, News

The mission of ADHD Awareness Month is to educate the public about ADHD by disseminating reliable information based on the evidence of science and peer-reviewed research.

The 2019 theme is “ADHD Myths and Facts : Know the Difference.” It’s better for parents to know that ADHD might be part of the picture so they can seek out the help their children need; it’s better for young adults to know about their ADHD so they might arrange for appropriate accommodations in school or the workplace; and it’s better for adults to recognize their ADHD instead of feeling destined to a life of underachievement and frustration.

Armed with reliable information about ADHD, we encourage people affected by ADHD to seek assessment, get appropriate treatment, and share resources.

Learn more about ADHD Awareness Month and the myths and facts surrounding ADHD.

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