ADHD Awareness Month

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Awareness Month

1st October-30th October 2021 marks ADHD Awareness Month with the aim being to share vital information about ADHD and raise awareness for both children and adults around the globe.

This year’s theme is Reframing ADHD: Discovering New Perspectives.

This theme will address many different topics of discussion such as:

  • ADHD relationships and communication
  • Comprehensive treatment plans for ADHD
  • ADHD parenting
  • Diagnosis of children and adults with ADHD
  • ADHD and co-occurring conditions

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder. Statistics show that around 3%-4% of adults suffer from ADHD in the UK and the majority of these are undiagnosed. Symptoms of ADHD in adults include;

  • Inability to concentrate for long periods of time.
  • Forgetfulness and Short-term memory loss.
  • Impulsive and angry outbursts.
  • Low self-esteem which could lead to depression.

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