Behavioral Health Conditions


Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is one of the most common mental disorders to develop in children. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 6 million children (age 2-17) in the U.S. have the condition.   

Children with ADHD have impaired functioning in multiple settings, including home, school, and in relationships with peers. If untreated, the disorder can have long-term adverse effects into adolescence and adulthood.

  • Frequent fidgeting
  • Often runs about or climbs in situations where not appropriate
  • Difficulty playing or taking part in quiet activities
  • Excessive talking
  • Difficulty waiting his/her turn
  • Often interrupts or intrudes on others
  • Fails to pay close attention to detail
  • Difficulty following instructions
  • Difficulty finishing a task or schoolwork
  • Often is unorganized
  • Is easily distracted
  • Forgetful during daily activities