Apps for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

According to Health Line, the United States alone has an estimated 6.4 million children that range in age from 4-17 that suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The symptoms of ADHD include trouble with organization, difficulty concentrating and staying focused, as well as issues remembering details. You could say that as a student-particularly in… Continue reading Apps for Students with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Tips for Helping Your Teen with ADHD

If your teen suffered from Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) as a child, they are likely still impacted in their teen years. The emotional and physical changes your teen is going through coupled with increased expectations socially and academically can make life difficult for a teen with ADHD. While your teen can handle more autonomy, as… Continue reading Tips for Helping Your Teen with ADHD

The ABCs of Children’s Mental Health

May is Children’s Mental Health Month which is a great time to talk about where parents can find more information about the mental health conditions their adolescents may be struggling with. While there is no substitute for the expertise and information provided by a qualified mental health practitioner, this version of the ABCs can help… Continue reading The ABCs of Children’s Mental Health

When it Comes to Information, More is Not Always Better – Part 1

One of the best things about living in the information age is that we have almost unlimited access to information with the click of a mouse or a few simple keystrokes.  For parents who are struggling to understand their teenager’s behavior, this can be a great asset.  Unfortunately, one of the worst things about living… Continue reading When it Comes to Information, More is Not Always Better – Part 1

The Many Faces of ADHD

The 2012 ADHD Awareness Week campaign seeks to educate and spread understanding about who ADHD affects.  For many who live with this condition, their families, and the providers that work with them, this is a very welcome change.  For years, most ADHD awareness efforts have been focused on dispelling myths, correcting misinformation, and legitimizing this… Continue reading The Many Faces of ADHD

Physical Fitness and Your Mental Health

May is National Physical Fitness Month (NPFM) which provides us with a great opportunity to talk about how physical activity, healthy eating habits, and mental health are connected.   The purpose of NPFM is to encourage all Americans to pursue a life filled with physical activity and proper nutrition in order to live healthy lives. Physical… Continue reading Physical Fitness and Your Mental Health