“‘Play This Video Game And Call Me In The Morning'”

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This August 17, 2015 WESA Pittsburgh NPR segment talks about studies being done to see if there is a way to utilize video game technology to help with treating mental health issues such as ADHD or Depression.  The idea of using games to treat mental health disorders could be a reality … it just seems that it may take some time for policies and approval rates to catch up to the technology.

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“Can video games fight ADHD?”

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This May 29, 2015 article on the cbcradio website talks about video games and ADHD and explains how some games can help improve symptoms  while others bypass ADHD symptoms.

“ADHD and Spring Cleaning: 10 Survival Tips”

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This May 7, 2008 Health Central article talks a little about tips for folks who have ADHD and are considering doing some spring cleaning offering things to consider about how to approach it and things to ask yourself as you consider the task.

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English: Spring Cleaning on the River Teviot This Vacuum Cleaner must have been washed up after the Snow melt (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD”

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This September 16, 2014 Health Day article found on the Philly.com website talks about studies showing a difference in the brain connections of someone with ADHD when compared to the brain connections of someone who doesn’t have ADHD.  While the study needs more research, it is felt that this may lead to better diagnosis of ADHD, and could also benefit people with other disorders like Schizophrenia.

“New Coalition Aims to Help Prevent Misuse, Abuse and Diversion of ADHD Medications”

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This August 28, 2014 PR Newswire article talks about a newly formed coalition in Pennsylvania aimed at not only better understanding why ADHD medications get misused or redirected for non-

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the lit...

English: Symptoms of ADHD described by the literature (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

medical purposes, but also to attempt to make it more difficult for these medications to be misused or diverted in the college setting.

“‘A Serious Epidemic’ — Mentally Ill Speak Of Struggles”

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This July 20, 2014 InsuranceNewsNet.com article focuses on Alabama, but talks about an issue that is seen across the country.  The issue of employment among those with serious mental illnesses.  Studies have shown many want to work, but find it impossible to do so because of a lack of effective supports and other factors.

“No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study”

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This June 20, 2014 Health Day article that is on the Philly.com website talks about a study done to decide whether ADHD medications increase the risk of suicide. So far the

English: Adderall

English: Adderall (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

indications show there is now risk

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