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June 28, 2019 by Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care

Holistic Options for ADHD Treatment

‘Micronutrients for ADHD Youth’ Study Now Enrolling Participants

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the presence of the behaviors of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and poor attention. The root causes and best solutions for these troubling behaviors will vary from child to child.

Parents concerned about the safety and effectiveness of popular drug treatments can try some promising alternatives with a significantly lower risk of unwanted side effects. Many have found psychotherapy and parent training highly effective in resolving troubling behavior and improving their child’s social skills and relationships with peers.

For some, micronutrient supplements have been life-changing:

The Micronutrients for ADHD Youth study is now accepting new participants, with sites at Oregon Health & Science University, The Ohio State University in Columbus, and University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. Eligible children are age 6-12 and have not been on ADHD medications for two weeks before their participation begins.

Contact lead researcher, Jeanette Johnstone, PhD, at  503-494-3700 or if you are within driving distance of Portland, Oregon.

If you are near Columbus, OH, contact E. Arnold, MD at

If you are near Lethbridge, Alberta, contact B. Leung, PhD at

9 thoughts on “Holistic Options for ADHD Treatment

  1. Joyce Njoki Irungu says:

    I wish all under 15 would benefits from this great discovery. I am a Kenyan living with a boy who has ADHD.kindly consider

    Regards Joyce

  2. manjunatha ramanna sarathi says:


    My son is 19 years old considered as ADHD and Autism, he can not talk but expresses what he needs, and physically good and does the few work assigned, but voluntarily he does not ,and likes to go out side by vehicles and some times he walks up to 2 to 3 KM along with me or some accompanied people. how about his future life.

  3. Chrika Gainey says:

    I have a 9 year old daughter that also has this ADHD. It is a lot to take in as a single parent of 2, and they both suffer from different things…

  4. joyce says:

    we have the same name joyce

  5. chloe says:

    i am riddled

  6. Mera video aage auper lejaaa

  7. Pauline Zambrano says:

    Hi I am 14 yrs old , born premature and I seem to have found about this condition…the symptoms appeared a year ago and ADHD has affected my studies and my lifestyle. I can’t tell my parents because we’re already having finance issues this pandemic and I am to scared to tell them cuz my mom might say ” Why did I ever give birth to you?” 🙁

  8. lex says:

    I just been told i have ADHD and i feel not me i cant sleep or anything

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