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ADHD & Inattention

Half of Millennials and 75% of Gen-Zers Have Left Jobs for Mental Health Reasons

An estimated 46.6 million U.S. adults struggle with mental illnesses, such as anxiety disorder, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

But you don’t have to be clinically diagnosed with a mental illness to experience the symptoms and effects of stress and anxiety, especially in the workplace. For millennials, specifically, research suggests that money and work are the biggest factors contributing to their stress. Read more ›

The ADHD/LD, Stress, Anxiety Connection [presentation]

Individuals with ADHD and learning differences (LD) often experience stress, anxiety and other mental health conditions. In this session, learn more about the interrelated nature of ADHD, LD and anxiety and how you can support your child. Read more ›

Keeping Up in School? Identifying Learning Problems

Reading, writing, and math are the building blocks of learning. Mastering these subjects early on can affect many areas of life, including school, work, and even overall health. It’s normal to make mistakes and even struggle a little when learning new things. But repeated, long-lasting problems may be a sign of a learning disability. Read more ›

An Evening with Dr. Edward Hallowell Rethinking ADHD: A New Approach [video]

Learn about a new strengths-based model approach toward ADHD. Discover cutting-edge interventions based on this approach that can change the lives of people of all ages. Read more ›

Free Learning Resources from the Center for Children and Families [web resource]

The Center for Children and Families is a Florida International University program and clinical research center dedicated to improving the lives of children and families struggling with mental health problems. Read more ›

Their Beautiful Minds: The Smart Child Who Struggles

Written by Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.

It is time, long since past due, to follow a strengths-based paradigm as we understand children’s minds, especially the minds of those children who struggle to learn. It is time to reject the pathology based model of disabilities, disorders and diseases and replace it with a more comprehensive and neurologically capacious model that emphasizes talents, interests, and strengths as well as the obstacles that get in the way of their developing. Read more ›

Parent Resources About Effective Mental Health Care for Children [web resource] [video]

Are you worried about your child’s behavior or feelings? Would you like to know the treatment options for your child? The Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (SCCAP) website has videos of interviews with experts who discuss issues that are particularly important to parents/caregivers. Read more ›

Signature Event: An Evening with Jonathan Mooney [video]

Jonathan Mooney gives an inspirational talk about how different does not mean deficient — and we shouldn’t be striving for, or enforcing, normalcy on anyone. Read more ›

Panel Discussion: Supporting Your Child with ADHD [presentation] [video]

Parenting a child with ADHD has its challenges. This panel discussion is about ADHD and strategies and ways to support your child from three different perspectives–Glen Elliott, PhD, MD, Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director at CHC, Kendra Fraka, MSW, clinician at CHC and Lauren Sims, parent. Read more ›

5 Strategies to Engage Students with Attention Issues

Engaging students with attention issues and ADHD—rather than just managing their behavior—should be a goal for every teacher. Teachers worry, though, that they will have to create a separate curriculum or otherwise alter how they teach. Read more ›

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