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Hi Beheadedio!

Thank you for sharing your experience.

Last time I called doctors in the area they all wanted a diagnosis (hence the neurologist) before even talking about ADHD. Is there a way around that or do I just widen the net? What do I ask about on the phone to get in the door?

Do people react differently if I loudly declare I’m not interested in stimulant medication?