Mental Health and ADHD

Mental health and ADHD

ADHD often occurs with another condition. It is important for parents to understand the additional challenges that their child may be facing so that they can get appropriate professional support.

50-90% of children with ADHD are impacted by at least one other condition. 85% of adults with ADHD are impacted by at least one other condition such as anxiety or depression. Click here to read Chapter 2 from the CADDRA Guidelines for more information on the conditions that commonly occur with ADHD.

This section provides information about the other conditions that commonly occur with ADHD such as:

  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Major Depression
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Tourette’s Disorder
  • Anxiety disorders.
Around two-thirds of children with ADHD also have another condition. Many adults are also impacted by the symptoms of another condition. Common conditions associated with ADHD include the following. - See more at: https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/ADHD#sthash.V2a...
Around two-thirds of children with ADHD also have another condition. Many adults are also impacted by the symptoms of another condition. Common conditions associated with ADHD include the following. - See more at: https://www.nami.org/Learn-More/Mental-Health-Conditions/ADHD#sthash.V2a...