They Should Teach This Stuff In High School
"Do or do not; there is no try." And 7 more mantras for any teen with ADHD who's trying to figure out where to go next, how to follow a passion, who to ask for help, and what past mistakes they can avoid by making better decisions.
When Bad -- or Good -- Habits Take Root
One of the most important phases in an ADHD young adult's life happens between the ages of 16 and 24. It's when you're establishing your character, career path, substance-use patterns, relationships, and independence -- all while battling an onslaught of hormones. While you're never too young or too old to fight bad habits, it's easier to avoid them altogether during your teens and twenties. Of course, that takes deliberate planning -- maybe not one of your strong points.