Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Duke specialists work with adults and children who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. We are directly involved in the latest ADHD research, and participate in clinical trials designed to better understand the disorder and test new therapies. We recommend the most appropriate treatment to help you or your child manage ADHD, and teach the age-specific skills needed to live with it confidently.

Specialists in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Restlessness, trouble focusing, impulsive behavior...these are the hallmarks of ADHD, a common neurodevelopmental disorder that affects children and adults. If you experience these symptoms or have already been diagnosed with ADHD, effective treatment, in the form of medication or therapy, can help you manage the challenges and take control.

Our team of psychiatrists and psychologists are specialists in ADHD. In addition to medication treatment options, our therapists offer a range of options to meet your needs, including individual and group therapy. These services can help children, teens, and adults learn skills to overcome ADHD-related challenges with organization, task completion, and distractibility. We evaluate your symptoms, listen to your concerns, and work with you to help you manage ADHD. We help you figure out how to organize your life, manage your time, and learn how to focus. 

Choose Duke for your ADHD treatment because we offer:

  • ADHD specialists. Our team of psychiatrists and psychologists work closely with adults and children with ADHD. We are up-to-date on the latest treatment options, which ensures you receive the most effective treatment recommendations based on your specific needs.
  • Access to clinical trials. We conduct a range of research projects, including medication and behavioral trials, to test new treatments for ADHD, You may be eligible to participate in these studies and gain access to new therapies before they are widely available.
  • Comprehensive therapy options. We offer a full range of therapy options, from individual and group therapy to parent and family therapy. We also offer age-specific therapy groups for adolescents in middle school and high school.
  • Additional services. Psychoeducational testing is available to determine if your child has a learning disability. 




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