ADHD, Drugs and Children

Many people want a quick and painless way to “avoid” the stresses of parenting a child with ADHD. For this reason, parents all over the country have begun turing to prescription drugs as the only viable solution. They make the symptoms go away and that makes everybody happy…. right?

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Nearly half of kids with ADHD not being treated

Contrary to the belief that children are being overmedicated for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), a team of researchers at St. Louis, Washington University School of Medicine has found that a large percentage of children with ADHD are not receiving treatment. In fact, almost half of the kids who may benefit from ADHD drugs weren’;t getting them.

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