ADD/ADHD

Millions are affected by ADD/ADHD. If you are seeking treatment, Mind Health Group is here to help.

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What is ADD?

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a common neurodevelopmental disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with ADHD, you may be wondering where to turn for support and treatment. At Mind Health Group, a Michigan psychiatrist, there are many resources available to help you manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life.

Mind Health Group, we have many mental health professionals trained to diagnose and treat ADHD, and can provide a thorough evaluation to determine if ADHD is the cause of your symptoms. Mind Health Group can also work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that may include medication, therapy, or even meditation. ADHD can sometimes be mistaken for other conditions, such as anxiety or depression. It is important to see a  psychiatrist for an accurate diagnosis. Mind Health Group will conduct a thorough evaluation and may use various tools, such as questionnaires and a general consultation to diagnose ADHD.

It's important to remember that ADHD is a highly individualized disorder, and what works for one person may not work for another. That's why working with a Michigan psychiatrist like us at Mind Health Group Psychiatry to develop a treatment plan that's right for you is essential.

If you're struggling with ADHD symptoms, don't hesitate to reach out for help. A Mind Health Group psychiatrist can provide the support and guidance you need to manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life. With the right resources and support, you can learn to thrive with ADHD.

What Causes It?

The exact cause of ADD isn’t well understood but there may be genetic links. If you have a sibling or parent with the condition, you may be at increased risk for developing ADD. In some cases, ADD symptoms may appear in childhood. However, you can also develop ADD symptoms later in adulthood.

What are the Symptoms of ADD?

ADD affects everyone differently. For some, symptoms may be severe and disruptive to life at home, work, or in social situations. Common symptoms of ADD include:

  • Forgetfulness
  • Disorganization
  • Lack of attention
  • Frequently distracted
  • Difficulties following instructions

As a result of these issues, you may also develop symptoms of depression or anxiety.

How is ADD Diagnosed?

There’s no specific test for diagnosing ADD. Our clinical team will review your medical history and discusses your symptoms with you during an initial consultation. Often, he can confirm a diagnosis by learning more about your background and the nature of your symptoms.

Are Treatments Available for ADD?

There’s no cure for ADD but with professional help and the support of Dr. Weinstein, you can learn how to cope and even thrive with your ADD symptoms.

Initially, Dr. Weinstein may recommend cognitive therapy to help you better understand your condition and how to cope with your symptoms.

Many people also benefit from medications that help improve focus and concentration in combination with talk therapy. Medications may include antidepressants or psychostimulants that change your brain chemistry to alleviate ADD symptoms.

Based on the severity of your symptoms, one of our providers determines how long you need to continue therapy to achieve the desired outcome. He also coordinates care with your family members, employers, and your family physician to ensure you have the resources you need to thrive.

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