Abilify was the first medication recommended for ADHD treatment? That is not the standard of care. Abilify is a mood stabilizer. Stimulants like Ritalin, Concerta, Adderall, Vyvanse, etc are ADHD medications.
Read about the different ADHD medications here: https://www.additudemag.com/category/explore-adhd-treatments/treatment-reviews/
If you’re not working with an ADHD specialist for treatment, I highly recommend it.
ADDitude Community Moderator, Author & Mentor on Parenting ADHD, Mom to teen w/ ADHD, LDs, and autism