Category: The ADHD Brain

Episode 8 is live! To celebrate the arrival of ADHD Awareness Month, I apply some ADHD awareness to my pre-diagnosis journal entries from adolescence and young adulthood. Listen to find out why my friends stopped inviting me to Warped Tour.

Episode 4 is live on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and more with an overview of the second pillar of ADHD, emotional hyperarousal, and how to differentiate between ADHD and bipolar disorder. Check out more about the three pillars of ADHD here. “Everything You Never Knew About the ADHD Brain,” Dr. Alison Kravit Understood.org’s “Through […]

So you think your young’n is exhibiting some ADHD traits. Maybe she seems to have a bit more trouble transitioning or initiating tasks than others her age, or perhaps he has particularly strong emotional reactions to criticism or frustration. Now what?

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.