Adhd Medication

Medicating Mental Illness Can Be as Necessary as Treating Cancer

Sandra Charron | Posted 04.16.2014 | Canada Living
Sandra Charron

To tell someone with mental illness that treatment is not necessary in order to overcome the symptoms of the disease is about as sensitive as telling someone with a treatable cancer that surgery, chemo, and radiation won't be necessary.

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child, But Remember You're the Mayor

Sylvia Forrest | Posted 11.30.2013 | Canada Living
Sylvia Forrest

My recommendation to parents everywhere is to educate themselves. By all means, consult professionals, but remember that you are the expert when it comes to your child. If a diagnosis or treatment doesn't feel right to you, explore options!

Are ADHD Meds Safe?

Dr. Kenny Handelman | Posted 11.30.2012 | Canada Living
Dr. Kenny Handelman

A series of investigative articles in the Toronto Star this week bring forward concerns about serious side effects to ADHD medications, in my opinion, the article sensationalizes the risks, and provide no balance by pointing out the hundreds of thousands of kids, teens and adults who have been helped by these medications.

Younger Kids In Class More Likely To Be Diagonsed With ADHD

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The youngest kids in elementary school classes are much more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed ADHD drugs than the oldest kids...

The Return Of Ritalin As An Option For ADHD

CBC | Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada

Four-year-olds showing debilitating signs of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder should be evaluated by doctors, revised guidelines ...