Living with adult ADHD
Living with ADHD as an adult
A new charity in the UK is seeking to provide adults living with ADHD more support. Called ADHDUK it is run by people with ADHD for people with ADHD and is currently undertaking research into how people could be better supported in the workplace. With lots of different support groups and accurate information on diagnostic pathways it is well worth checking out if you want to know more about this under diagnosed neuro-difference.
In response to the widely considered viewpoint that adult ADHD is under-diagnosed, meaning people with the condition are not getting the help they need, the World Health Organisation and the Workgroup on Adult ADHD generated a screener survey. This survey is designed to be done by individuals on their own to give an indication if they might have ADHD and could therefore would benefit from further clinical analysis.
Find the screener here:-
Any score 4 or above on the survey below suggests you could benefit from asking your clinician to review if you have ADHD. If you want to talk through how to live your life better with ADHD then often a counsellor specialising in this area can be useful and provide new ideas about how to leverage the strengths of the condition rather than emphasising medication.