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The Connection Between ADHD & Addiction

More than 6 million U.S. children from ages 2 to 17 are currently diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC also estimates that ⅔ of these children (64 percent) also have other co-occurring mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders (1). According to the National…