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ADD/ADHD

Letter to Mom and Dad

May 12, 2017

A list of “do’s” and” don’ts” for parents.

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Would Your Child Benefit from a Clinical Trial?

March 29, 2017

  You may have heard of clinical trials, and your doctor may even have suggested your child enroll in one. Clinical trials are voluntary research studies conducted in people and designed to answer specific questions about the safety and/or effectiveness of drugs, vaccines, other therapies, or new ways of using existing treatments. If your child were to […]

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Connect with Your Children this Summer

March 7, 2017

  Connect with Your Children this Summer PARENTING FOR SERVICE MEMBERS AND VETERANS (PARENTING)                                                               MHS Newsletter/Blog Post By Dr. Carolyn Greene, VA Mental Health Services […]

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ADHD and Emotions: What You Need to Know

February 11, 2017

Many children with ADHD have issues with emotions. In this article you will learn why they have these issues and what to do.

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ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers From the CDC

December 13, 2016

ADHD: Keeping Track of Numbers Learn more about attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and discover how CDC’s research helps us all understand how ADHD impacts children and families. What is ADHD? ADHD is one of the most common neurobehavioral disorders of childhood and often lasts into adulthood. More than 1 in 10 children, 4-17 years […]

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NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

November 14, 2016

NIMH’s Definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder National Institute of Mental Health   Definition Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a brain disorder marked by an ongoing pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity-impulsivity that interferes with functioning or development. Inattention means a person wanders off task, lacks persistence, has difficulty sustaining focus, and is disorganized; and these problems […]

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A​​n​​ Overview of ADHD Care

October 28, 2016

An Overview of ADHD Care  Mark Bertin, M.D.   What is attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD*)? ADHD is a developmental delay in a wide range of life management skills including planning and organizing, affecting far more than just attention. ADHD may impact social relations, emotional well-being, academic success, and almost any other area of life, even physical health and self-esteem.  Understanding its full […]

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Where Do YOU Do Your Best Work?

October 25, 2016

Informal Time-Limited Survey:            Where Do YOU Do Your Best Work?   Often, people with ADD/ADHD find they don’t do their best work in their office/home office.    Where do you do your best work:    Office    Home – Which room?    Coffee Shop    Library    Gym     Study Hall    Park    Other   Also, […]

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Key Findings of The Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

September 22, 2016

Key Findings of The Prevalence of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Its Diagnosis and Treatment in a Community Based Epidemologic Study   CDC’s National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) funded one of the largest community-based, epidemiologic studies of ADHD in the United States to enhance our understanding of ADHD in children and to make the […]

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7 Experiences That Indicate You May Have A Drinking Problem

July 26, 2016

7 Experiences That Indicate You May Have A Drinking Problem Could you be better off saying farewell to alcohol for good? By Beth Leipholtz Before admitting I had a problem with alcohol, I spent a lot of time and energy denying that problem. Through meaningless hookups, nights I didn’t remember and alcohol-inflicted injuries, I was […]

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