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Penny Williams
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“…adults and teenagers with ADHD are four times more likely to be involved in car accidents…”

Stop Distracted Driving with These Safety Tips

It’s important to do everything you can to be as safe as possible behind the wheel. Medication for ADHD can be one of those things.

And there’s no data to support becoming an addict from ADHD medication:

Does Stimulant Medication Cause Addiction?

Talk to your doctor about the benefits and risks of medication — they are the expert.

Penny
ADDitude Community Moderator, Parenting ADHD Trainer & Author, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism