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Penny Williams
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It’s not true for most that ADHD medications, the stimulants commonly prescribed, are addictive. Here an expert addresses that common misconception:

Does Stimulant Medication Cause Addiction?

Now, it’s a little different if you have a history of substance abuse. Here’s what you need to know about ADHD medication, if that’s the case:

What You Should Know About ADHD Meds if You Have a History of Substance Abuse

Also, check out the treatment reviews here: https://www.additudemag.com/category/explore-adhd-treatments/treatment-reviews/.

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