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Children Not Making The Grade For Treating ADHD

Posted Mar 06 2012 6:16pm

A very important article hit the front page of the Vancouver Sun today By Erin Ellis.

“A massive study on the rates of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders in B.C. shows the province isn’t adequately dealing with the problem, says a leading Vancouver psychiatrist.”

“While those effects are challenging for kids, in adults the untreated condition can lead to serious social and health issues, says Vancouver-based ADHD coach Pete Quily. For him, the chance that children will go undiagnosed presents a bigger risk than the adverse effects of a misdiagnosis. Quily works with adults with ADHD and says they often end up using street drugs if their problems go unrecognized.”

Read the entire original article By Erin Ellis from the Vancouver Sun here .

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