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Here are the resources we found for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder for young people:
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The main symptoms of ADHD are poor attention, being hyper or always “on the go” and being impulsive (doing things without thinking).
This page from the Black Country CAMHS site provides an introduction to ADHD. It includes tips to support young people, and a set of additional links.
Struggling to concentrate, having too much energy or not being able to easily control your behaviour are some of the symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. YoungMinds have put together this webpage covering what ADHD is, the symptoms of ADHD, what to do about ADHD and how you can treat ADHD.
Living with ADHD – Advice for Teenagers
Whether you have just been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or have been living with it for a while, getting on with life with ADHD can seem a scary prospect. However, Living with ADHD is here to help. The Living with ADHD website contains information about what you can do about ADHD, what happens next, as well as hints and tips.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Are you paying attention? The Mix looks into ADD and ADHD, what it is and how it can affect your life. On this webpage, you can find information about what ADHD is, signs of ADHD, how ADHD is treated, and whether ADHD will affect work, studies and relationships.
Talking about Mental Health
This booklet from Together looks at different ways types of mental distress can be described. It shows that many mental health conditions are described in very different ways by different groups of people – such as doctors, people in other parts of the world, and those who experience them.