Adolescent and Young Adult ADHD and Substance Abuse – How to Intervene

Published on Choose Help on 5/13

Adolescents and young adults with ADHD can face many challenges when they first leave home, but once living independently, what can parents do if they suspect substance abuse or addiction?

Individuals with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), especially if not effectively treated, can experience a range of difficulties. Parents can be glad when they find their way in life, especially when they find an occupation that matches their passion and skills. People with ADHD can have very successful lives in their own way and be able to earn a reasonable living, even if they were not successful in school.

Here’s some information on helping your adult child find success by avoiding the substance abuse that too commonly accompanies under-treated ADHD.

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