In part one I explored the challenges ADHDers in recovery from substance abuse face and shared my opinions on how we in the healthcare field can address them. But why is it so common for those with ADHD to struggle with substance abuse in the first place? Here are some theories.
Category: Life with ADHD
Why I Support Stimulants as First Line Treatment for ADHDers in Recovery
“Guess what, I have flaws. What are they? Oh I don’t know. I sing in the shower. Sometimes I spend too much time volunteering. Occasionally I’ll hit somebody with my car. So sue me.”
I’d like to remind neurotypicals of something extremely important. It is not up to you what ADHD, or neurodivergence, means.