Survival Guide for College Students with ADD / ADHD

March 16, 2016

ADHD / ADD affects between 8 and 16 million adults. At least 25% of college students with disabilities are diagnosed with ADHD. Students with ADHD also have lower GPAs more social concerns, emotional instability, and substance use.

Many students are first diagnosed with ADD / ADHD when they reach their freshman year of college. ADHD symptoms are often not observed until college for several reasons:

Finding a new doctor

Students should consider switching to a doctor in their new college town if:

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