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ADHD Treatment Beyond Medication

Written by Vivien Keil, PhD, Neuropsychologist and Clinical Director

https://www.chconline.org/resourcelibrary/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Adhdmedication202.jpgThis question came in response to “Does He Need ADHD Medication?”

A good plan will vary based on the biggest challenges your child is facing. But even the best plan will only be as effective as its implementation. Read more ›

Does He Need ADHD Medication?

Written by Glen Elliott, PhD, MD
Chief Psychiatrist and Medical Director

My son was recently diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). He’s seven-years-old and often has trouble focusing in class. It seems like he’s getting in trouble every day, either for being disruptive or for distracting the other kids. Read more ›

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Taming the Disorganized Child

checklist-disorganized childBy Maria Deniston, MS, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist and Jill Yochim, MA, Educational Specialist

James, a middle-schooler, comes home from a long day at school and looks forward to downtime playing video games.  After dinner, he searches for 15 minutes to find the scrap of paper where he wrote down his homework assignments, while his mother does the same, providing help that he does not appreciate.  Upon finding the scribbled down assignment, three paragraphs on the night’s social studies reading, James shuts down. He says it’s too much.  For half an hour his mother cajoles him, trying to convince him that he can get it done while he argues back. Read more ›

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Teen Depression & Suicidality [video]

Do you know the difference between a depressive mood, a depressive state,  and a depressive disorder? How are these related to suicidality?  Watch this short video to learn more. Read more ›

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