ADHD & Alcoholism

What are the chances of a child with ADHD becoming an alcoholic? According to recent studies, this is quite possible. But what can parents do to prevent this from happening?

Listen now to learn about the link between ADHD and alcoholism: ADHD & Alcoholism. (MP3 3:10 min 2.2MB) Play

The following is a partial transcript taken from this audio broadcast:
"If it is undiagnosed and untreated, ADHD can be associated with sometimes significant academic and social problems. The teen can try and self-medicate with alcohol. Parents and educators can work together to monitor the symptoms."

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