The Connection Between ADHD and Addiction

More than 6 million U.S. children from ages 2 to 17 are currently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also estimates that two-thirds of these children (64 percent) also have other co-occurring mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders (1). According to the National…

Signs Your Child Needs an Adolescent Treatment Program

You know your child better than anyone else. However, it may be difficult for you to recognize signs that your adolescent may need professional help for an addiction. But if your adolescent is struggling with addiction, it’s more important than anything else to get them the help they need. Sometimes that needed help may take…