Category Archives: ADHD

ADHD, suicide, African-American boys…and how churches might help

Is the stigma against treatment of mental illness generally, and treatment of ADHD specifically a contributing factor to the difference in rates of completed suicide among African-American children and other ethnic groups? Continue reading

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Should kids with ADHD take their medication for church?

If your child’s experience at church is as important as their experience at school, the need for effective treatment at church is as great as their need for treatment at school. Continue reading

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Making church irresistible for kids with the most common disabilities…

I all too often meet families who lack meaningful involvement with a local church because the environments in which we “do church” present unique challenges to kids with common mental health conditions. Continue reading

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Our Ten Most Popular Blog Posts of 2015

In the event you may have missed something that was quite popular among your fellow readers, today we share the ten most viewed posts of 2015. Continue reading

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Do genes associated with ADHD and depression predispose to success?

I observed that a disproportionate number of church leaders, especially senior pastors-met the criteria for having ADHD. Continue reading

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Christmas time challenges for kids with common mental health conditions

three practical strategies will help many kids with common mental health conditions and their families to better experience the peace and joy associated with the Christmas season! Continue reading

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Expert tips on teaching kids with ADHD…

Why should parents of kids with ADHD bother going through all the hard work and effort to make it to church each week and to worship with others? Continue reading

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