Reply To: Little help for a newbie? Home › Welcome to the ADDitude Forums › For Adults › Treating Your ADHD › Little help for a newbie? › Reply To: Little help for a newbie? March 19, 2018 at 6:39 am #79251 CasperParticipant Be realistic about what you want to change. Medication will help, but getting the right dose and the right drug may be a bumpy ride (side effects). It took me about a year to get it right.