What do you wish people knew about ADHD?

What do you wish people knew about ADHD? This is an important question that does not always get the time and attention it deserves. Despite a ton of progress, there are still so many myths and misconceptions out there about ADHD, and sometimes some people just don’t get it...

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25 Great things about having ADHD: For Adults

In response to a child-friendly article with 25 great things about having ADHD, a lot of adults let us know that the post really resonated with them. That made us think, it’s not just children who have ADHD, so it would be silly of us to ignore the great things about having ADHD as an adult.

At any age, an ADHD diagnosis can be difficult to wrap your head around. It can be all too easy to get caught up in the negative aspects of your symptoms and the impact that they have on your life.

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Why it’s important to get a thorough ADHD assessment

image If you think you (or a loved one) may have ADHD, it’s important to get a thorough ADHD assessment. This doesn’t mean sitting down and answering a couple of yes or no questions, or trying a stimulant to see if it works – attention difficulties have many causes, anywhere from a sleep disorder to an anxiety disorder. You need a professional who knows the difference and an assessment that will dig deep.

Why is this important?

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Springboard Clinic joins the RBC Run for the Kids

Springboard Clinic staff headed out to raise money for mental health resources last weekend at the RBC Run for the Kids, hosted at Sunnybrook Health Services. As strong advocates of improving awareness of mental health concerns, it was an inspiring experience to be among the many community members who showed up in the pouring rain.

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