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Kids and Mental Health, The Full Menu, and Kat Edmonson: Houston Matters for Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014

Posted on · According to the American Psychiatric Association, as many as one in ten children between the ages of six and 12 experience the “persistent feelings of sadness” associated with depression. According to the CDC and the Health Resources and Services Administration, more than one in ten children ages four to 17 have been diagnosed with attention deficit […]

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Treating and Managing ADHD in Houston

Posted on · Many Houston kids deal on a daily basis with the effects of ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. And the majority of them will continue to have symptoms as adults. We discuss what doctors and educators in Houston are doing to treat and manage ADHD in their patients and students, respectively. Then we discuss the […]

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ADHD, a Pro Sports Drought, and the Art Car Parade: Houston Matters for Friday, May 9, 2014

Posted on · Many Houston kids contend with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD. It’s typically diagnosed in children who struggle to focus, and are hyperactive and impulsive – symptoms that continue into adulthood for the majority of those diagnosed. Some parents and teachers worry ADHD is over-diagnosed, that some students medicated for attention deficit disorder don’t need to […]