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The Symptoms of ADHD

Inattention Symptoms

  • Difficulty listening (at school, at work, or at home)
  • Difficulty paying attention (in school, in meetings, or watching movies)
  • Avoidance of tasks that require sustained attention (reading, board games)
  • Difficulty finishing things (homework, projects, movies, book, or household chores)
  • Losing or misplacing things (homework, keys, wallet or cell phone)
  • Difficulty staying organized

Impulsivity/Hyperactivity Symptoms

  • Squirming or fidgeting, difficulty staying still
  • Excessive activity, such as running or climbing
  • Feelings of restlessness
  • Needing to be busy all of the time
  • Difficulty working or playing quietly
  • Excessive talking, interrupting others
  • Difficulty waiting for a turn in social or other situations

In addition, ADHD could also be present with and exacerbate symptoms of:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Conduct disorders
  • Substance abuse

Contact Us

If you or someone you know may have ADHD, get help today.

Call our centralized intake at 412-235-5444 to be scheduled for an evaluation.

ADHD Program
6th Floor
100 North Bellefield Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Are you or a loved one in crisis?

Crisis support services for Allegheny County residents is available by calling resolve Crisis Services at 1-888-796-8226 (1-888-7-YOU-CAN).