ADHD and alcohol

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acorn: Hi Rossall, I have been informally diagnosed by a psycho therapist but am a waiting list to see the specialist through my GP. I can’t get meds otherwise. My daughter is seeing a psychiatrist privately on Sat. It seems like a lot, out of the blue. Sept 21, 2021 14:50:52 GMT
Rossall: Hi acorn, well done for getting diagnosed are you on meds now? Sept 21, 2021 13:23:28 GMT
acorn: Hello everyone. I have just found out I have ADHD and my 6 year old daughter has an assessment for it on Sat. I’m feeling very overwhelmed by all of this and really needed some real stories that from real people. Sept 21, 2021 11:08:33 GMT
Rossall: Thanks for the reply. I was on Concerta about 6 years ago for a couple on months. It seemed to work at first but then wore off. Then I moved several times and changed GPs and have not been on it since Sept 18, 2021 16:18:44 GMT
liztopher: Rossall - yeah, the access to support sucks pretty hard. Potential way round it if your GP meant that they can't prescribe it in the first place, they could probably continue prescribing it if you were already stable on something? Sept 17, 2021 21:19:33 GMT
Rossall: GP says doctors in my town won't precribe ADHD meds so I need to see a specialist for which there's a 2 year waiting list. Oh well. Sept 12, 2021 13:16:32 GMT
Rossall: Hi everyone. Am hopefully getting back on Concerta XL if I can persuade my GP. Should help with my drinking. Sept 10, 2021 16:33:49 GMT
twistedpink: Hi everyone adult adhd came up yesterday with my therapist, he said I definitely display some traits.thought I'd do a bit of research and join this forum, hopefully gain some helpful tips. Have a great day! Sept 2, 2021 10:30:54 GMT
patrick: Hi new people, alexred, icecream99 and key. Really remember it feeling the way you describe, that sudden moment of revelation. Aug 26, 2021 11:21:57 GMT
key: I could cry with relief finally understanding that the underlying causes of my behaviours has a reason/origin. I look forward to speaking with you all. xxx Aug 25, 2021 11:34:59 GMT
key: Hi all, as ridiculous as it sounds, only recently have I actually researched and understood my own behaviours and linked them to ADHD. Have not approached GP, so self diagnosis as it stands. Aug 25, 2021 11:33:05 GMT
key: NEW HERE!! Aug 25, 2021 11:29:49 GMT
icecream99: Hi All - I just joined today and sent my first post - sending you all positive vibes and good to be here. Hi to you Atticus,Annie, Roland and Staff! 👋 Aug 17, 2021 22:49:24 GMT
kevinbrett: >:D Jul 26, 2021 19:53:37 GMT
alexred: new here, hello. Jul 18, 2021 13:00:02 GMT
magda: Sorry, I do not think I am using this forum well, I did not mean to reply but to send my message. Cannot delete it now (have been trying) Jun 27, 2021 13:15:30 GMT
magda: Hi all,
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Jun 27, 2021 13:13:22 GMT
kevinbrett: Sofia Hi yes willing to help in still needed. 07551524813. Ka Jun 16, 2021 14:12:58 GMT
kevinbrett: Sofiavyas Ye can do if still interested ???? Jun 16, 2021 14:11:04 GMT
dariuso: Please see details in my post at Research Opportunities. May 10, 2021 9:15:13 GMT