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Fact Sheets

Basic Information

ADHD Basic Information
Facts and symptoms.


Treatments

Behavior Therapy

Behavior Therapy for Young Children with ADHD
Overview for parents with young children.

Behavior Therapy for Younger and Older Children with ADHD
Overview for parents with younger and older children.

Finding a Therapist
Behavior therapy for young children with ADHD: A guide for parents.

Medication

State Medicaid Policies: Prescribing ADHD Medications to Children
Fact sheet about prescribing ADHD medications to children.


Materials from Other Organizations

The National Resource Center (NRC) on ADHD
The NRC is funded by the CDC to provide information and educational materials on this disorder. They have developed “What We Know” sheets to keep the general public and professionals up to date on new developments in research, treatments and successful strategies for children and adults with ADHD.

Family Guide to Systems of Care for Children With Mental Health Needs
The guide from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is intended to help parents and caregivers seek help for children with mental health needs. Information is provided on what parents and caregivers need to know, ask, expect, and do to get the most out of their experience with systems of care.

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Booklets
Information on ADHD including an easy-to-read booklet and a detailed booklet that describes ADHD symptoms, causes, and treatments, with information on getting help and coping.

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