This article by journalist Kat Brown gives some searing insight into what it feels like to have navigated childhood, adolescence and early adulthood with undiagnosed ADHD.
“When I die, I don’t want ‘Friends’ to be the first thing that’s mentioned, I want helping people to be the first thing that’s mentioned, and I’m gonna live the rest of my life proving that.”
In our weekly meetings this past month, we have shared feelings, situations, responses and asked questions – most of the questions boil down to the ultimate question of How do I/we as parents know what to do?
As we were reminded, the biggest challenge can be the time after our children leave inpatient care but this also applies to families who have children trying to recover through other routes too.
Key points for parents on ADHD from Fintan 0’Regan. Many of us listened to Fintan O’Regan’s highly informative talk last month, packed full of information and understanding about ADHD.