It is recommended that once a newly diagnosed person has started medication, it is important to begin working with an experienced psychologist, psychiatrist, or coach. These professionals can help people with ADHD learn behavioural, time management, communication, decision making, problem solving and organizational strategies to enhance their quality of life.
Suggestions for the newly diagnosed:
- Join a support group, attend workshops, seminars and educational organizations talks on the condition
- Learn as much as you can about the condition so that you empowered and counter the myths and misconceptions. Ensure that what you read or view is evidenced based and peer reviewed.