Should You Consider an ADHD Medication Vacation?
Vacation means no homework, no responsibilities, and... no medication? Consider the pros and cons of an ADHD drug holiday before putting away the pills.
Taking a Medication Vacation
For many of us, ADHD medication is a fact of life. So is going off medication — or at least wanting to. Taking pills day in and day out can be a burden for adults, parents, and kids — but so can the resurgence in symptoms that often accompanies a decrease in or cessation of ADHD medication. How you approach the decision to take a drug holiday, however, makes all the difference in your ADHD treatment. Here's what you should know.