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ADHD Services for Children, Adolescents, and College Students

We offer comprehensive evaluation and short-term, evidence-based, treatment services for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) at all of our UPMC Western Psychiatric outpatient locations for children, adolescents, and young adults ages 5 to 25.

Symptoms of ADHD

Individuals with ADHD may experience:

  • Recurrent and persistent hyperactivity (difficulty staying seated, fidgety, feeling restless, etc.).
  • Impulsivity.
  • Inattention (poor focus, difficulty staying on task, problems with organization, difficulties in school setting, etc.).

Treatment of ADHD

Treatment can include:

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy.
  • Family therapy clinics.
  • Group therapy programs.
  • Medication evaluation and management.
  • Learning study skills for students of all ages.
  • Developing time management and organizational skills.

We also offer opportunities to participate in research studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health and Western Psychiatric’s Youth and Family Research Program, as well as training for professionals treating individuals with ADHD.

Contact Us

If you or someone you know may need behavioral health care, get help today at any of our outpatient locations.

Call our centralized intake line for UPMC Western Behavioral Health Child Services at 412-235-5444 to schedule an evaluation.

Are you or a loved one in crisis?

Immediate mental and behavioral health counseling for Allegheny County residents is available by calling resolve Crisis Services at 1-888-796-8226.

Child and Adolescent Crisis Team Intervention Services (CACTIS), a part of resolve Crisis Services, provides 24/7 crisis treatment, interventions, and home visits for youth.