Addictive Behaviours and ADHD

People with ADHD are at a higher risk for engaging in addictive behaviours due to challenges with being impulsive.  They will often make a decision to use substances without considering the consequences. Substances can also be used as a coping strategy.  Some people use substances to manage low self-esteem caused by the difficulties they experience … Continue reading Addictive Behaviours and ADHD

ADHD at Different Ages

ADHD is not one-size-fits-all.  Not only does it vary person-to-person, but ADHD may present differently at different ages and stages of a person’s life. Generally speaking, children may experience more symptoms of hyperactivity and impulsivity, whereas adults experience mostly symptoms of inattention. But this doesn’t have to be the case for everyone.  This is why … Continue reading ADHD at Different Ages